Anticipation, oil on Canvas

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”

Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen

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”

One Year Ago….At The Helm

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”

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