Sun Art

You only need a block of wood, a magnifying glass, the sun, and patience to make sun art.



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With the addition of some varnish and perhaps enamel paint, your sun art will be complete. 
PHOTO: JIM AND MELANIE HARLESS
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To begin, pencil a sketch on a light -colored piece of wood.
JIM AND MELANIE HARLESS
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Using a hand-held magnifying glass, focus the sun's rays on your outline.
JIM AND MELANIE HARLESS
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Sun-burned buttons made by Dick Van Hoosen.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
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Move the lens along until you've sun-burned your masterpiece.
JIM AND MELANIE HARLESS

















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