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 Crashing Ocean Waves wood burning technique with airbrush color

A month or so back I was asked by Keith to write a tutorial explaining how to create ocean waves in pyrography.  I’ve never created an ocean scene before and have wanted to try it, so this blog is all about that attempt.    This tutorial will cover the pyrography techniques I used to create the … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Crashing Ocean Waves wood burning technique with airbrush color

Pyrography Tutorial The Covered Bridge – A study of contrast in wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Covered Bridge pyrography artwork.  This artwork is the 7th installment in my mini project series.   My primary goal with this artwork is to demonstrate the importance of contrast in creating visually striking images.  The secondary goal is to show you how to create the … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial The Covered Bridge – A study of contrast in 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

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

mini project 4 DEWY LEAF pyrography tutorial wood burning

mini project 4 DEWY LEAF PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning With this tutorial I will explain how to create the Dewy Leaf, which is the 4th installment in my mini project series.   This mini project will explore how to create out-of-focus leaves in the background and in-focus leaves in the foreground.  To add visual interest and … Continue reading mini project 4 DEWY LEAF pyrography tutorial wood burning