In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Mt. Shuksan pyrography artwork. This tutorial will explain the wood burning basics of how to create the rugged rocky texture of the mountain. Plus I will cover how to create the snow and my not so great sky. This tutorial is a supplement to … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Mt. Shuksan wood burning tutorial
Back in March of 2019 Todd & I were visiting Tucson, Arizona. While there we visited the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and I got a photo of a cougar that I just loved. Immediately I knew that I wanted to turn it into a piece of pyrography artwork. This blog is going to talk about the … Continue reading Pyrography Art – The Cougar wood burning art
I started my website back in 2014 and my YouTube channel in 2017. The website didn't bother me as I figured no one would find it, but the YouTube channel terrified me. I hear about online trolls and I just knew they would be out in force leaving brutal comments. My fear made me postpone … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Should You Clean Your Pyrography Art Before Sealing It?
This blog is a bit of an experiment. It is a condensed tutorial that supplements the YouTube video. This blog contains the pattern, reference image, and the rules or guidelines for creating the grove of maple trees. I provide a few photos to help convey the message, but it doesn't contain near the number of … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Maple Tree wood burning techniques
In this blog I will discuss different aspects of the Northern Shoveler Duck artwork that I created. This artwork is based on a photo that Todd took while visiting the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Washington. The artwork is one of the few pieces I’ve done where I planned from the beginning to add color … Continue reading Pyrography Art Northern Shoveler Duck realistic wood burning art
In this blog I will be explaining the pyrography techniques to create this portrait of this little girl. I just love her large eyes and long eyelashes. This is the third installment in my portrait tutorial series. Just like I did with the previous tutorials I will explain every from start to finish. This means … Continue reading Pyrography Portrait LITTLE GIRL wood burning techniques tutorial
Raccoons are a pretty common site around my house as there are a number of large evergreen trees that they like to hang out in. Every year there is a female raccoon that raises young in a few of the trees. I think raccoons are cute and their babies are just adorable. As the babies … Continue reading Pyrography Art RASPBERRY BANDIT RACCOON wood burning