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Cara Jordan

Peterborough, ON - Canada

Cara Jordan - Fine Artist

Cara Jordan

Member Since: 12/25/2011

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Although I have no formal training, I have been creating and selling my art for more than ten years. From pencil drawings to portrait miniatures and oil paintings I have experimented with a wide variety of media and subject matter. Recently, I have become interested in pyrography since wood is a perfect canvas for images of nature and wildlife. This medium reminds me of my grandfather who was a folk-artist and wood carver in whose workshop I spent many hours as a little girl.

Pyrography (from the Greek drawing with fire) is achieved by burning onto a surface with a pyrography tool which looks a little like a soldering iron. Often called woodburning because wood is the most common surface used, it can also be done on paper, tagua nut, leather, and bone, whether done in monochrome or enhanced with colour. This beautiful drawing technique allows you to combine line and texture to create any image from the natural world or your imagination.

All wooden pieces are finished with UV resistant non-yellowing waterbased polyurethane.

Commissioned pieces can be done upon request in a variety of sizes.

Awards

1st Best of Level in the pyrography category at the Kawartha Carving Competition in Bobcaygeon, ON, Canada 2012

1st and 2nd place in the pyrography category at the Canadian Woodcarving Championship in Hamilton, ON, Canada 2012

1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the pyrography category at the Kawartha Carving Competition in Bobcaygeon, ON, Canada, 2011

1st and 2nd places in the pyrography category and best of level at the Canada's Capitol Carving Competition, Ottawa, ON, 2011

See more of my pieces and make purchases on the following sites:
pyrographyonline.com (user: karitasinomnia);
ebay.ca (user: karitasinomnia);
facebook.com.

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Lion Face

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Statuesque

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Mallard

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View from Above

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Breakfast with Mom

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