White Crowned House Sparrow Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the White Crowned House Sparrow bird pyrography artwork.  The sparrow is the sixth installment in my Backyard Birds tutorial series.   Sparrows are a small bird and pretty common where I live.   Todd took this picture of one perched on my grape arbor and I loved … Continue reading White Crowned House Sparrow Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Ornamental Glow Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

  In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Ornamental Glow artwork that I designed.  This project is the 7th installment in my Christmas Postcard series.   What I love about this project is the contrast between the smooth small round ornaments, the large textured ornament and the dark background.   I also like … Continue reading Ornamental Glow Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Lizard Face Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Lizard Face pyrography artwork.  For some reason the title of this artwork reminds of some Marvel character and that makes me laugh as I start to imagine what sort of 'powers' this guy would have.    Lizard Face is the sixth installment in my mini … Continue reading Lizard Face Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

High Heel Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

With this tutorial I will explain how to create the High Heel, the 5th installment in my mini project series.   This mini project will explore how to replicate the reflective surface of a red high heel.   Also, I will show you what features I look at when analyzing a reference photo and explain the basic … Continue reading High Heel Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Using Watercolor Grounds in Pyrography tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to use watercolor grounds in pyrography.  Watercolor grounds are used to create a surface that is similar to watercolor paper.  This lets you use all sorts of liquid mediums like paints, dyes, and inks on wood.  I got the idea from Valarie Connell who adds color to … Continue reading Using Watercolor Grounds in Pyrography tutorial wood burning

The Crow bird Pyrography tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Crow pyrography artwork.  The crow is the fifth installment of my Backyard Birds tutorial series.  There are a lot of tall fir trees in my neighborhood and one year a pair of crows nested in one of the trees.   The crows became a common … Continue reading The Crow bird Pyrography tutorial wood burning

Purple Iris Flower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning flower

PURPLE IRIS FLOWER PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning flower In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Purple Iris flower, the 5th in my wallflower series.    I love the ruffled petals and the texture the iris has.  Plus the flower makes a striking image against the dark background.  For this project I used … Continue reading Purple Iris Flower Pyrography Tutorial wood burning flower