Creative Woodworks & crafts 2005-11, страница 74
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Hold the pen horizontally for a heavy, l/8"-widc bum, as in the bottom "Fish." (If you use a C-2 pen, you can achieve a 1/4"-wide bum that is the same shape as the C-1 bum but twice as big.)
It's like having three pens in one.
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I burned a wide path where the fins join the fish by placing the pen down at an angle, and this path needed to become gradually thinner as I approached the outer edge of the (ins. I held the pen exactly as I would when doing thick and thin lettering in calligraphy. We've all heard the saying "easier said than done," but for me, this is a case of something that's easier done than said! Luckily, a picture is also worth a thousand words, so Wes' photos come in very handy.
I used the C-l to burn this pectoral tin, but it can be used for all the fish fins and tails.