Pyrography Tutorial Leaping Trout shading techniques

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

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 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

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

mini project 3 Seashells Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

mini project 3 SEASHELLS PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning With this tutorial I will explain how to create the Seashells, the 3rd installment of my mini project series.   One of my goals with this project is to show you how shapes can affect shadows.  Another goal is to help you critically examine reference material, so you … Continue reading mini project 3 Seashells Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Mini Project 1 Mountain Lake Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Mini Project 1 MOUNTAIN LAKE PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning Mountain Lake is the first in my mini project tutorial series.  This series will focus on small projects that work on skill building.  With the Mountain Lake, the skill we'll be working on is using the zigzag stroke to create texture like mountains, pine trees, and, … Continue reading Mini Project 1 Mountain Lake Pyrography Tutorial wood burning