Pyrography Techniques – Short Blond Hair wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to this short blonde hairdo.  The techniques used for this artwork can be applied to any hair style with the same basic texture.  Quite truthfully the method I used on this hairstyle was the same technique I used to create a tail on a horse.  So this … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Short Blond Hair wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Techniques – The Horse wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Horse pyrography artwork. The horse was created by breaking down sections into small workable areas.  Each area is evaluated, assigned a tonal value, and burned in.  Most of the time gradient shading is needed to smooth the transition between areas.  This approach is the … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – The Horse wood burning tutorial

Pyrography for Beginners – Simple Floral Tray wood burning tutorial

In this blog I'm going to explain how to create this Floral Tray pyrography project.  This project is very easy and suitable for any skill level.  You do not need any prior burning experience for this project.  Since there isn’t gradient shading involved, any wood burner will work for this project; including fixed heat solid … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Simple Floral Tray wood burning tutorial

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