Fay Helfer

Fay Helfer

Berkeley, United States

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About me:
*Originally from St. Martin/Maarten.
*Inspired by nature and nonsense.
*Work embraces a spirit of randomness and ‘why not?’ with science, humour and pop culture influences.
*Sneezes when hungry.

Also known as wood burning, pyrography means “writing with fire”. It‘s the art of marking wood or other materials with a heated point.

Natural Pigments:
Color that comes from nature, such as mineral pigments from the earth (zinc, ochres, malachite) or biological sources such as plants (indigo, turmeric, berries), animals (bone char) and insects (cochineal).

RB interview by Ina Mar

Originals and hand-signed prints.

  • Joined: June 2010