Wood Burning: The First Fonts Premium class

Irene Michelle Myers Lavant, Dr. Lavant's World

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8 Videos (33m)
    • 01 Introduction

      1:13
    • 02 About Your Project

      3:32
    • 03 Gathering Materials

      3:28
    • 04 Choosing the Font

      4:09
    • 05 Time to Burn

      7:16
    • 06 Time to Finish

      5:05
    • 07 Options and Ideas

      6:37
    • 08 Final Thoughts

      1:55

About This Class

My class teaches an easy-to-learn tutorial about how to choose fonts as a gateway into creative wood burning. I had to learn the hard way by trial and error. I made some totally hideous projects in the beginning! I wish I had someone to give me the basics straight up in the beginning of my learning process so that I could do what I do now, whici is create all kinds of fun, creative, and beautiful burned wood projects.

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 My favorite thing to make is wood burned earrings! In a little over 30 minutes, students will learn a step-by-step method for choosing fonts for one-of-a-kind, keepsake projects that will delight one’s sense of crafting, in addition to attracting prospective buyers. The steps also include how to help buyers choose a font when making custom wood burned creations. This class is perfect for hobbyist, jewelry designers, serious crafters, and anyone who likes to work with his or her hands. No prior knowledge or experience with wood burning is needed. This class will give ideas and the skill needed to explore more creative forms of wood burning.

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The class was great! Very informative on what materials to use and she went at a good speed where I could follow her. Thumbs up.
Minnie Brown

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Irene Michelle Myers Lavant

Dr. Lavant's World

I have over 20 years in the beauty and grooming fields. I began as a Barber Apprentice under my father when I was 15 years old. I finished beauty school in 1993, going on to earn a Master of Cosmetology License from the State of Georga Cosmetology Board in 1994. I earned a Cosmetology Instructor License in 2007 after many years as a salon owner and hairstylist. I went on to enroll in college and earn an Associate of Arts in Business, a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and more recently, a MBA. However, hair, skin, nails, makeup, and health have always been among my greatest passions. I am also a self-proclaimed foodie. Education is my other passion, which is why I sought the Cosmetology Instructor's License. I have been priviledged enough to teach private seminars since 2001 and teach in cosmetology schools as an instructor since 2007. I currently write and craft in my spare time, which includes jewelry design, drawing, and learning digital arts. I am also interested in learning more website development techniques and hope to do it using Skillshare! In the future, I want to teach Skillshare classes concerning styling techniques, skincare, haircare, nail care, crafting, art techniques, food crafting, jewelry making, and more wood burning.