What the Fire Wrote

What the Fire Wrote is a Suze Woolf pyrographic drawing

Painting Details

Pyrography on coffee-stained hemp-bamboo paper mounted on BFK Rives printmaking paper, burned sticks, grommets and wire
16 x 50.5 exclusive of sticks
During my Banff Centre residency, I departed from my usual medium to experiment with using fire to draw burned forests (or at least a woodburning tool). To paraphrase another Canadian, the process is the message.
The open-ended leaf makes this one an Artist Book as well!