Chemical Pyrography (2nd - 8th)
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1 tbsp / cup
Ammonium Chloride NH4Cl
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1 for every five participants.
Heat Gun
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At least one per participant
Wooden Block
Can be handmade or commercially made
Stamp
1 tbsp / cup
Ammonium Chloride NH4Cl
Buy
1 for every five participants.
Heat Gun
Buy
At least one per participant
Wooden Block
Can be handmade or commercially made
Stamp
Ours are a quarter sheet, approx 4"x5"
Piece of Felt for stamp pad
Less than 10 drops are needed, you can also use concentrated food coloring.
Watercolor ink
18" x 24" or larger.
Wooden board to protect table
Chemical Pyrography Coach Guide
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1 tablespoon NH4Cl (ammonium chloride) + several drops watercolor ink in 1 cup warm H2O, mix well.
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Pour colored NH4Cl solution on felt pad. Color helps define stamp print & disappears when heated.
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Press stamp into pad, and stamp onto wood. Avoid large drips. You can also paint with this media.
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Protect work area with 1/2" or thicker board, move heat gun slowly over print.
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You'll see the material change from yellow to nearly black - move heat slowly back and forth.
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Add color directly on top of the "burned" area if you'd like. The oxidized design is indelible!
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To clean, rinse stamp pad in the sink to reuse. The media is not toxic, and can go down the drain.
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