Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar background wood burning tutorial (part 3)

This tutorial is the last of a 3-part series.  In part 1 we created a beginner friend jaguar.   In part 2 we built upon the artwork completed in part 1 giving it more tonal depth and a better 3d appearance.  Now we will add a background to the artwork.  I did my best to keep … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar background wood burning tutorial (part 3)

Pyrography – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 2)

This tutorial is part 2 of a 3-part series.  In part 1 we created a beginner friend jaguar.   In part 2, this tutorial, we will build upon the artwork completed in part 1.  The goal is to give the artwork more tonal depth and a better 3d appearance.   I want to make clear that we … Continue reading Pyrography – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 2)

Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 1)

In this first installment of a three-part tutorial series I am going to explain to you how to create the Jaguar artwork featured at the beginning of this blog.   This is a beginner friendly project, so our goal is to create artwork that is clearly a jaguar but is not a photorealistic one.  With that … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 1)

Pyrography Techniques – Whiskers Created 5 Ways wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain 5 different methods to create whiskers.  There may be other ways of creating whiskers, but these are the 5 that I’m aware of and have used.   In addition to explaining different ways to create whiskers I will also provide an example of when I used the method.  Plus … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Whiskers Created 5 Ways wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Techniques – White Rabbit wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the white rabbit pyrography artwork.  The rabbit has long white fur with a few black markings, so there isn’t a lot of distinguishing features.  This artwork presented some firsts for me.  It was my first time replicating an animal with white fur, and my first … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – White Rabbit wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Techniques – The Horse wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Horse pyrography artwork. The horse was created by breaking down sections into small workable areas.  Each area is evaluated, assigned a tonal value, and burned in.  Most of the time gradient shading is needed to smooth the transition between areas.  This approach is the … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – The Horse wood burning tutorial