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 Stylized Rose techniques for beginner wood burning

In this tutorial I will explain how to create the stylized rose artwork.  The steps needed to create the rose can be use on any rose design and you don’t need a reference photo.   The artwork is from the side of a harp that my husband, Todd, built.  He wanted a Celtic knot with roses … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Stylized Rose techniques for beginner wood burning

Fly Agaric Mushrooms Pyrography Art Wood burning

I have a fondness for mushrooms.  Not to eat them, but instead to look at them both in nature and in artwork.  The fly agaric mushroom is especially captivating to me because of its bright red color and white spots that look like little pieces of popcorn stuck to the surface.   Richy Coelho, a fellow … Continue reading Fly Agaric Mushrooms Pyrography Art Wood burning

Purple Iris Flower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning flower

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Purple Iris flower, the 5th in my wallflower series.    I love the ruffled petals and the texture the iris has.  Plus the flower makes a striking image against the dark background.  For this project I used two different images to create the layout, so … Continue reading Purple Iris Flower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning flower

Water Lily Wallflower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Water Lily is the fourth installment in my Wallflowers series.  What I find interesting about white subject matters like this is how much color variation they have.  The petals of the water lily have many hues of grey on them and the center of the lily radiated a yellow glow from the sunlight striking the … Continue reading Water Lily Wallflower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Celtic Knot and Rose Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Todd is building a lap harp and wanted me to burn a Celtic knot design on the side.   I drew up an idea and did a test burn so he could get a better idea of my interpretation of his idea.  This tutorial blog will cover designing and burning the Celtic knot and rose I … Continue reading Celtic Knot and Rose Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Trillium Wallflower 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Trillium flowers grow wild in the moist dappled sunlight forests of the pacific northwest.  They are easily identifiable by their three large leaves below a single flower that has three petals and three small side leaves.   Todd was out hiking with a friend and took a stunning picture that I immediately fell in love with … Continue reading Trillium Wallflower 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning