Pyrography Techniques – Tips for Smooth Burn Results wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going give you 6 tips for getting smooth burn results.  Then I will do an example burn to show the tips in action.  During the example burn I will provide some addition information such as extending the color, and switching pen tips.   I created a video version of this tutorial and … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Tips for Smooth Burn Results wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Challenge 3 (Sept 19, 2021)

This is the last of the weekly challenges.  This challenge features the Yawning Jaguar.   I had started this artwork with the intention of turning into a tutorial, but during the course of creating the artwork I decided against that.  The reason is the reference photo isn’t awesome, and the mouth was a bit complex.  That … Continue reading Pyrography Challenge 3 (Sept 19, 2021)

Pyrography Challenge 2 (Sept 12, 2021)

This week's challenge is the Mourning Dove.   This artwork is the 8th installment in my backyard bird series.  I haven't created any content about this artwork yet, but like the previous challenge I will include some progress photos to help you create the artwork.    First, here's the link to the pdf pattern:  Mourning Dove … Continue reading Pyrography Challenge 2 (Sept 12, 2021)

Pyrography for Beginners – African Daisy Greeting Card wood burning tutorial

In this beginner friendly tutorial, I’m going to explain how to create the African daisy artwork greeting card.  The project is designed to be a quick and fun project.  It took me less than 2 hours to create.   In this tutorial I will explain how to do the pyrography, and add color to the artwork.  … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – African Daisy Greeting Card wood burning tutorial

Pyrography – Tracing Western Tanager wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to trace from a western tanager photo.  I will also explain why I made alterations to the tracing from the photo.  My goal is to help you understand my thought processes when evaluating and alter images to improve their composition for a new project.  The techniques I … Continue reading Pyrography – Tracing Western Tanager wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial

In this blog I will be explaining the pyrography techniques to create this portrait of this smiling teen.  I just love her smile and the happiness that radiates from her.   This portrait marks the fourth installment in my portrait tutorial series.  Just like I did with the previous tutorials I will try cover everything from … Continue reading Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial