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

Butterfly Book Pyrography Tutorial wood burning for beginners

In this tutorial blog I’m going to explain how to create the colorful butterfly pyrography artwork that I put on a wooden book.  The wooden book was nothing more than a hinged box that was designed to look like a book.  I bought the box at a craft store and when I saw it I … Continue reading Butterfly Book Pyrography Tutorial wood burning for beginners

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

Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur in wood burning

In this pyrography tutorial blog, I’m going to explain how to create the Bobcat artwork.  I will show you my zigzag burn stroke technique to creating realistic looking fur.  The reference photo for this artwork was taken by my husband, Todd, while we were visiting the Oregon Zoo.  The bobcat was sitting in a patch … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur in wood burning

Lizard Face Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Lizard Face pyrography artwork.  For some reason the title of this artwork reminds of some Marvel character and that makes me laugh as I start to imagine what sort of 'powers' this guy would have.    Lizard Face is the sixth installment in my mini … Continue reading Lizard Face Pyrography Tutorial wood burning