Mustang Island Leather Chart Pyrography Art wood burning

This last summer I was commissioned to create a leather nautical chart for Mustang Island.  Mustang Island is part of a large chain of islands located off the coast of Texas.  The customer had done some leather charts on his own and he was curious to see how I would create one. Since I haven’t … Continue reading Mustang Island Leather Chart Pyrography Art wood burning

Dragonborn on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

In my last blog I discussed the Skyrim Logo artwork I did on a business card holder for my brother Matt.  This blog is going to discuss the Dragonborn artwork on the other side of the holder.  I actually picked out the image to use as Matt seemed to be having a little difficulty deciding.  … Continue reading Dragonborn on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

Wolf on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning a wolf

I’ve mentioned before that I've gotten very interested in creating pyrography on leather.  I became almost obsessed with the idea and began burning on small pieces of leather as I tested out its properties.  My first few test pieces weren’t anything I’d write home about, but I learned a lot creating them and with continued … Continue reading Wolf on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning a wolf

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

How to Smooth & Burn Leather Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

About a year ago I tried burning on leather and was very disappointed with the results.   The leather’s surface wasn’t conducive to the techniques I use in pyrography, so I couldn’t achieve the same level of detail I can with wood.  A few months back I became obsessed with learning how to burn fine art … Continue reading How to Smooth & Burn Leather Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Deer & Fish on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

I became obsessed with burning on leather this last fall and the images above, deer and fish, are my latest attempt.  I have been crafting simple leather projects and then burning designs onto them.  This project was supposed to be a credit card holder, but my design didn’t work out.  Instead of completely wasting the … Continue reading Deer & Fish on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning