Wolves in Hiding

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Project by Danette Smith posted 03-16-2012 11:39 PM 2516 views 6 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a while since I last posted, but I wanted to share this with you all. I did this wood burning because I have always loved wolves. You may be aware of the Special Interest Publication connected with the Woodcarving Magazine from Fox Chapel Publishing. I did an artical for this magazine using these wolves to show how to turn a photo into a pattern. This photo is courtesy of Monty Sloan, who is a photographer at Wolf Park, in Battle Ground, Indiana… You can purchase this All Woodburning magazine at stands at the end of March or by going to Fox Chapels website. Those of you who do woodburning will find this a very informative magazine.
Thanks for looking…Blessings, Danette

-- Danette Smiths Pyrography and Easels -

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#1 posted 03-16-2012 11:57 PM

Very cool indeed! At first I thought it was scrollsawn.

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#2 posted 03-17-2012 12:02 AM

WOW! What can you say but WOW!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#3 posted 03-17-2012 12:07 AM

This is amazing. It looks like you glued a picture to a piece of wood.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#4 posted 03-17-2012 12:32 AM

looking good dannie. got the new mag. nice article.

way to go.

-- pat,ohio...

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#5 posted 03-17-2012 12:39 AM

That is just flat gorgeous!

-- ~^ DaveG ~^

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#6 posted 03-17-2012 01:16 AM

Thank you all for your kind words. The birch bark I burned around the edges gives it the depth and 3D feel. I wish you all could “feel” the texture that comes with burning on wood. Pat knows what I mean…she is also very talented at burning.

Woodburning is also known as Pyrography now, so if you did a “google” search on that you would be surprised at what you find.

Stay tuned for more coming up, Blessings, Danette
Dangees Pyrography

-- Danette Smiths Pyrography and Easels -

#7 posted 03-17-2012 01:21 AM

what detail very nice.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#8 posted 03-17-2012 01:52 AM

wow. That looks great. \it is solife like., The wolves are staring at you. You really connect with the eyes.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 03-17-2012 02:07 AM

Wow, that is beyond words.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#10 posted 03-17-2012 03:26 AM

That’s awesome, the detail is remarkable.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#11 posted 03-17-2012 03:42 AM


Your work is always outstanding! Thanks for sharing your talents with us.


-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 03-17-2012 05:45 AM

Amazing work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 03-17-2012 11:22 AM

That is a work of art. Beautiful!

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#14 posted 03-17-2012 12:08 PM

Thanks again for all your kind words!

-- Danette Smiths Pyrography and Easels -

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#15 posted 03-17-2012 01:10 PM

wow! Danette. You are thee queen o pyrography for sure. very awesome! I also thought it was scrolled at first.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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