Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur

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

Lion on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

The summer of 2017 I became interested in creating pyrography art on leather.  What a challenge.  First of all, when I started out I knew little to nothing about leatherworking in general, let alone about how to burn on it.  I have learned a lot since then, but it is still a very challenging surface … Continue reading Lion on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

Bengal Tiger Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

On one of our road trips along the Oregon Coast I spotted a wildlife game park / zoo, so of course we had to stop.  I always take lots of pictures as they come in handy for my artwork.  The Bengal Tiger is one such artwork that came about because of those pictures.  I love … Continue reading Bengal Tiger Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Cougar Stalking Deer Pyrography Art on a gun stock wood burning

This last summer I received a commission to burn “something outdoorsy” onto a gun stock.  Not only was the request very vague, but adding to challenge of the project is the fact the gun stock has a very unusual shape.    Todd actually came up with the concept for this artwork.  I’m not sure if it … Continue reading Cougar Stalking Deer Pyrography Art on a gun stock wood burning