Halloween Word Pyrography Art Collaboration wood burning

Last year I collaborated with Happy Angel Drawings on a Halloween themed piece of artwork.  Happy Angel had created a cute line drawing and I turned the drawing into pyrography artwork.    This blog will discuss the creation of the Halloween Word artwork. Happy Angel does a number of transformation drawings where she starts with a … Continue reading Halloween Word Pyrography Art Collaboration wood burning

When is Art Done? Pyrography Guidelines to know when to stop wood burning

A while back I was asked by Pete, a fairly new pyrography artist, “How can I tell if I’m done with my pyrography artwork?” What a fantastic question and one I didn’t have an immediate answer for.   Since that day, I have spent time pondering the question and I think I have 3 ways to … Continue reading When is Art Done? Pyrography Guidelines to know when to stop wood burning

Minisa Robinson WOODBURNING REALISTIC ANIMALS book review

I was sent a copy of Minisa Robinson’s book, “Woodburning Realistic Animals” to review.  I have admired Minisa’s work for a number of years, so I was excited to receive this book.  I enjoy learning how other artists create their work.  Plus there is always the opportunity to pick up a new technique.   This blog … Continue reading Minisa Robinson WOODBURNING REALISTIC ANIMALS book review

How to Build a Pyrography Pen Tip Holder – Pyrography Tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to build a pen tip holder.  I love my tip holder as it keeps my pen tips organized and readily accessible.  The holder is pretty easy to construct, but does require a drill.   You can watch a YouTube video of the holder being created by clicking on … Continue reading How to Build a Pyrography Pen Tip Holder – Pyrography Tutorial

Pyrography Tutorial Leaping Trout shading techniques wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how leaping trout lake artwork that I burned onto a maple cribbage board.  The artwork is more stylized versus photorealistic, but I think a stylized version is easier to replicate.  Plus the subject is a popular theme, so makes a wonderful gift. I’m only going to explain how … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Leaping Trout shading techniques wood burning