Pyrography Wood Art

Ruth working on an Autumn Woodland scene ( pyro and paint technique)


Join Artist and Wood Sculptor Ruth Wheeler at her Birtley Woodland Art Space in Bramley or Yew Tree Garden Studio, Witley, Surrey to be inspired and learn the basics of Pyrography Art.

Ruth has been developing her Pyrography for over 17 years and has been teaching Wood Carving ,Art and mixed media for 23 years.

You will learn about different woods that lend themselves to pyrography and learn different techniques as well as pain application.

Ruth's signature ferns, birch trees and sea and landscapes will be demonstrated as well as guiding you with your own designs.

We discuss his you can finish your work to seal the pyrography and paint applications.

Ruth's flexible approach means that you can have the freedom to be creative , choose your wood, shape or design or be inspired by Ruth's Nature Inspired work .

You will leave this workshop with the confidence to buy the right Pyrography machine and what wood to use as well as how to finish a beautiful piece of art.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Wood is provided (alternatively you have the opportunity to upside and pay a little extra for larger pieces)

Teas and Coffee provided

All tools and equipment are provided too.


Ruth at Sculpt IT - Ruth Wheeler Art


Birtley Road

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Intermediate level
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel
  • Vision impaired


5 hours (10:00am to 3:00am)

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Jo-anne - - #35229

Great day spent in a beautiful countryside setting. Ruth's artwork inspired us to create uor own impressive pieces. The use of paint with pyrography is so striking. Thank you Ruth.

In-person course
Damian - - #34004

So it was pouring with rain and 10 degree’s colder but no matter to the talented Ruth. My first pyrography course and I learned a great deal. Very welcoming and I learned a great deal and created a piece far better than I expected. I will be back.

Response from Sculpt IT - Ruth Wheeler Art:

Thanks for your review Damian, I am pleased that you enjoyed it and learnt loads, hopefully see you on the next course.

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