Pyrography Techniques – Mt. Shuksan wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Mt. Shuksan pyrography artwork.  This tutorial will explain the wood burning basics of how to create the rugged rocky texture of the mountain.  Plus I will cover how to create the snow and my not so great sky.  This tutorial is a supplement to … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Mt. Shuksan wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Portrait LITTLE GIRL wood burning techniques tutorial

In this blog I will be explaining the pyrography techniques to create this portrait of this little girl.  I just love her large eyes and long eyelashes.   This is the third installment in my portrait tutorial series.  Just like I did with the previous tutorials I will explain every from start to finish.   This means … Continue reading Pyrography Portrait LITTLE GIRL wood burning techniques tutorial

Pygmy Owl Pyrography Tutorial wood burning technique

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Pygmy Owl pyrography artwork.  I will explain how to create the beautiful feathers on the wings, the streaked chest, the spotted head, and more.  The owl is the seventh installment of my Backyard Birds tutorial series.  Maybe I’m bias as owls are my favorite … Continue reading Pygmy Owl Pyrography Tutorial wood burning technique

Using Zigzags to Create Fur Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

When I create fur texture I use a burn stroke I call zigzags.  In the tutorial I am going to explain what zigzags are, and provide guidelines for using them.  Another thing I will explain is how I modify the zigzags to create different looks in the fur.     I will start at the beginning … Continue reading Using Zigzags to Create Fur Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

Testing Erasers for Pyrography wood burning techniques

According to Wikipedia, the first rubber eraser was invented back in 1770 by Edward Naime.  Like the bread eraser it replaced, it was designed to remove lead and charcoal marks from paper.  With pyrography we need erasers that can remove burn marks, and traditional rubber erasers are not able to do that.  Fortunately there are … Continue reading Testing Erasers for Pyrography wood burning techniques

Portrait 2 BABY FACE PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning techniques

This is the second installment of my portrait tutorial series.  As promised this tutorial covers the entire face instead of just the eyes and nose as the last one did.  Ok, I didn’t burn in the top of the head, but that area isn’t any different than the forehead or the cheeks.  I will be … Continue reading Portrait 2 BABY FACE PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning techniques

Cheetah Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Cheetah pyrography artwork.  This artwork is the first installment of my Big Cat series.   I am extremely fond of big cats, so the series allows me to create artwork about a subject I really like.  I started the series to complete my testing of … Continue reading Cheetah Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques