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Olive's Workshops

Beginning Woodburning

Regular price $85.00
Regular price Sale price $85.00

Beginning Woodburning

Instructor: Jan Carney

Day & Date: Friday, Aug 2

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuition: $85.00

Ages: Adults (18 and up)

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Students Please Bring:

  • Your own woodburning kit such as: The Walnut Hollow Creative Versa Tool (ideal kit & under 30.00 on Amazon) OR The Plaid Decorative wood burning set from Walmart will do.
  • Note taking materials.
  • (Optional) A snack and/or water bottle. Filtered water is available in the classroom.

Introduction to pyrography (wood burning).  We will cover basic skills such as temperature control, shading, image transferring, and how to texture. Wood choices, safety, and preparation will be covered including how to finish, color (if desired), and preserve the pyrography painting. Students will come away with a completed painting and their demonstration pieces to keep, with the knowledge to continue at home.

There will be a 1-hour lunch break. Bring a sack lunch or explore local dining options.

Instructor provided materials are included with an estimated $20 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop. Material fees may change depending on the number of participants and price of materials at the workshop. *Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

* Workshops are subject to low enrollment cancellation if the minimum number of students is not reached. You can call Olive’s Porch to check current enrollment for any of the workshops you’re interested in*

About Instructor: After retiring from nursing three years ago Jan has been immersed in painting, including watercolor, acrylics, and mixed media. She has also developed a love for pyrography. A compassionate teacher, she is also a caretaker to her Father and Mother-In-Law. In her limited spare time, she has been teaching one-on-one lessons at the Arts Center in Blue Ridge and coordinates a local drawing group.