Anticipation wordpress blog Anticipation, oil on unstretched canvas, 20” X 32,” © 2020 Jay Trefethen This was a fun piece that I did last weekend. I’ve always had a thing for cosplay, and French Maids, so this was a no brainer. In fact, I’m wondering now why I’ve never done a French Maid before. CosplayContinue reading “Anticipation, oil on Canvas”
This was a fun piece I did in the app Sketch Club. I did it just for the fun of it, and it came out quite nice, even though digital art isn’t really my forte.
Oil on canvas, 16 X 20, © 2020 Jay Trefethen, All rights reserved. This was a fun piece to do. It is done almost entirely with Payne’s Grey, a beautiful neutral blue. I had a lot of fun with this piece, and am glad it came out well. I posted it on eBay, and it’sContinue reading “Invaders”
The Familiar, pyrography on birch panel, 11″ X 17,” the first of a new series of fantasy art pieces done with pyrography, my favorite medium. I had a lot of fun with this piece, even though those wings took forever! I’m very happy with how it came out. I hope you like it too. ThisContinue reading “The Familiar”
I’ve recently completed two Maple cutting boards done for Chapman’s Store in Fairlee, Vermont. These were completely hand made by yours truly. Maple is a very hard wood, perfect for withstanding knife blades. It was finished with 4 coats ofPure Tung Oil thinned with Citrus Solvent. Then polished with one coat of Soapstone Sealer. AllContinue reading “Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen”
Hey everyone. I haven’t posted in a while, so I figured I’d start with a quick sketch I had done recently, just for the fun of it. I hope you like her. Recap Since my last post, I’ve been busy doing commissions. These are all Christmas presents, so I won’t be able to post photosContinue reading “Anticipation, pencil and ink, nude study by Jay Trefethen”
It was a year ago this month that I created the pyrography piece At The Helm. It was done on a birch cradled panel that I made myself. It is notable for being the first piece of serious personal work I had done in woodburning. All woodburnings before this were commissioned. After getting dozens ofContinue reading “One Year Ago….At The Helm”
I am a self taught artist living in Bradford, Vermont. I build furniture at the world famous Pompanoosuc Mills and create pyrography art for a livelihood. My pyrography, also known as woodburning art, can be seen locally around the Upper Valley area of New Hampshire and Vermont. I aslo create orginal oil on canvas paintings,Continue reading “About Jay Trefethen”