Holly Candle Christmas Postcard 4 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

The Holly Candle is the fourth installment of my Christmas Postcard tutorial series.   The CP series is fun as the projects can generally be done in 1-2 days and the designs are suitable for almost all skill levels.  Plus the wood I’m using is die-cut or laser-cut wood from the craft store, so it’s inexpensive … Continue reading Holly Candle Christmas Postcard 4 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Jingle Bells Christmas Postcard 3 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Some of you are probably thinking it is summer, so what the heck is Brenda doing posting a Christmas themed tutorial?!   Well Christmas in July is gaining in popularity and it’s never too early to start working on homemade gifts for the holidays, so I created Jingle Bells, the third installment of my Christmas Postcard … Continue reading Jingle Bells Christmas Postcard 3 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to discuss how to create my Christmas Candy Canes pyrography art.  I really like the textures and tonal contrasts in this postcard.  I also like the recurring theme of light striking and reflecting on the canes, bows, and holly leaves giving them a three dimensional look.  So my goal with … Continue reading Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Winter’s Snowman Christmas Postcard Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to discuss how to create my Winter's Snowman pyrography art, the first in my Christmas Postcard series.  As usual, my tutorial will provide a free pattern and cover things like how to create the look of falling snow and wood logs.  Without further ado, let’s get to work. You can … Continue reading Winter’s Snowman Christmas Postcard Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Mastering Lines in Pyrography with the Gingerbread House Tutorial wood burning

wood buring of the gingerbread house

In this pyrography 'how to' blog / lesson / tutorial I want to demonstrate how to create this gingerbread house using nothing but lines (background excluded).   I’ve found that when I’m learning a new hobby, in the beginning, it can be very useful to follow along with someone else.  This way I can concentrate on … Continue reading Mastering Lines in Pyrography with the Gingerbread House Tutorial wood burning