Work In Progress This process so far has taken 110 hours and I suspect it will probably take close to that time again. This is definitely the most challenging subject I have undertaken and one dear to my heart. I sure feel the pressure to do the Orangutan justice with...
The size of this piece makes it challenging, but fun. So far I have spent 85 hours on this one. I have now started adding colour. Using a stylus with an dip nib, this stage is as time consuming as the burning. Orangutan babyface
The painting is now ready for me to add encaustic paint. The pyrography is complete. I always get excited at this stage with just a tad of anxiety.
The actual motorbike has been burnt, now the forground and background to finish before adding colour with encaustic paint.