Woodburning with Heather Martin of FireWork Designs

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May 7, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join Pyrography Artist Heather Martin of FireWork Designs to begin or expand your knowledge of woodburning while you create a mushroom burning on a usable, giftable maple charcuterie board.

Heather will guide you through various woodburning techniques to incorporate texture and interest to your piece using the Walnut Hallow Versa tool. You will also learn about recommended woods and other helpful hints as you work your way through this immersive process.

No Experience Necessary. All supplies included. Recommended for ages 14+.

To ensure willing participants have access to educational opportunities, please email Ahmri at [email protected] if you face financial barriers. Space permitting, we can provide discounted or complementary admission.

About Heather Martin of FireWork Designs

Heather Martin, of FireWork Designs, is a practicing Pyrography Artist in Fergus Ontario that has been woodburning for almost a decade. Her passion for creating is shown in her unique pyrography designs completed on a mix of locally sourced woods and paper.

From the lines and patterns naturally in the wood to the slow immersive process of woodburning. Heather is drawn to the extensive depth and texture attainable with the medium that is almost sculptural.

Heather completed her Bachelor’s of Arts at University ofToronto and Sheridan Institute in Art and Art History. She specialized in Sculpture, Print Media and Photography.

Her burnings are available in a variety of forms from wall art & portraits to usable household items like charcuterie boards, spoons, ornaments and more. Her burnings are available at local markets, online at fireworkdesigns.ca and at Local Pieces Gallery in Downtown Fergus.

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