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

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 a little challenge to the project, the in-focus leaves … Continue reading mini project 4 DEWY LEAF 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 can better replicate what you see.  In my … Continue reading mini project 3 Seashells Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

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, yes, a lake.  The techniques I will be presenting … Continue reading Mountain Lake Pyrography Tutorial wood burning