Cheetah Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Cheetah pyrography artwork.  This artwork is the first installment of my Big Cat series.   I am extremely fond of big cats, so the series allows me to create artwork about a subject I really like.  I started the series to complete my testing of … Continue reading Cheetah Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

Baby Eyes Pyrography Portrait Tutorial wood burning techniques

This is the first installment of my new portrait tutorial series.  This is something I’ve previously been asked for, but said no as I don’t feel that portrait work is my strong suit.  For the New Year I decided to work on improving things I’m not good at like portrait.  Plus my YouTube channel has … Continue reading Baby Eyes Pyrography Portrait Tutorial wood burning techniques

Michele Parsons LEATHER PYROGRAPHY a Beginner’s Guide Book Review

I was sent a copy of Michele Parsons’ book, “Leather Pyrography a Beginner’s Guide” to review.  I’m fairly new to burning on leather, so I was excited when Fox Chapel Published contacted me about this book.   This blog will cover my review of the book and the skill level I think the book is good … Continue reading Michele Parsons LEATHER PYROGRAPHY a Beginner’s Guide Book Review

Making a Sepia and Grey Value Finder Pyrography tutorial wood burning techniques

It seems like I’ve noticed a lot of pencil artist using grey value finders to help them determine how dark to color in an area on their drawing.  The tool seems like it would be very helpful, so I searched for a sepia value finder to use in pyrography.  I couldn’t find one.  Instead I … Continue reading Making a Sepia and Grey Value Finder Pyrography tutorial wood burning techniques

Creating Borders and Straight Edges in Pyrography Wood burning Tutorial

I like to put borders around the edges of my artwork as I think they give the artwork a polished look that is similar to framing the work. In this short blog I will provide some tips for creating borders on your artwork.  I will cover using a torch to burn in a border and … Continue reading Creating Borders and Straight Edges in Pyrography Wood burning Tutorial

Mandarin Duck Collaboration Pyrography wood burning art

This blog is going to discuss the Mandarin Duck artwork that I did.  This last summer I was approached about doing collaboration artwork with another YouTube artist; Luke Hanlon.   We discussed several ideas about how this collaboration should work and we finally agreed upon one.  The concept was that I would create a piece of … Continue reading Mandarin Duck Collaboration Pyrography wood burning art

2019 Draw It / Win It Contest Winner Announced

This is just a quick blog to announce the winner of my first annual Draw It / Win It Contest.   I would like to thank everyone who entered my contest.  There were some amazing drawings and I had a tough time deciding a winner. Todd helped me go through the entries and we picked the … Continue reading 2019 Draw It / Win It Contest Winner Announced