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President Trump Update - 2019-07-22
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Posted in PORTLAND PYROGRAPHY

In Progress – Presidential Portrait – Donald J. Trump

This is my current “Just For Fun” project. It’s been awhile since I created a piece on vegetable tanned leather, and since I happen to have some on-hand, I decided this might be a fun one to work on. I’ve also been wanting to create a larger piece as an example of my portrait work. What better person than President Trump for such a piece? This one is 16″W x 20″H and that’s a standard…

Klaus Mikaelson - Progress
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Klaus Mikaelson Portrait

My current Work In Progress… Klaus Michaelson is my favorite character from the television series’ The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. I knew I wanted to create a series of burnings of several of the characters from both shows and it was no contest, for me, which character I wanted to burn first. Klaus is the bad guy you hate to love. He is capable of unimaginable evil and viciousness…while at the same time possessing…

Harry Potter - Finished
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Harry Potter Portrait

UPDATED: 3/20/2019 – I’ve added the finished piece. Of course, as an artist I’m never really sure when a work is really DONE. You can always add a little more shading here…a little more smoothing there. I’m sure I’ll probably continue to made subtle changes. But he is essentially done now and hanging on my office wall… Can you guess which character is NEXT in my series??? — I’ve been having a yearning to play…

Brad Pitt - Duo
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Playing with the Laser Engraver

They said it was just like using a printer. And it kind of is… A REALLY COMPLICATED PRINTER ON STEROIDS! A printer with lots of diverse settings that have to be adjusted for power and speed and resolution and dithering effect, and, and, and… Not just that…those things (and more) have to be re-calibrated for each different type of material you are “printing” onto. For example; the settings you might use to achieve the perfect…

Portland Pyrography Private Client Collage
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My Pyrography for Private Clients

Some of My More Recent Pyrography Projects for Private Clients – (view more of my pyrography by visiting my Portland Pyrography Facebook page HERE )