Pyrography – Happy Angel’s Snowlady Christmas Postcard wood burning tutorial

In this blog I’m going to explain how to create the Happy Angel Snowlady artwork that I did.  The artwork is based on a drawing by Happy Angels Drawings.  I loved the cute and whimsical nature of the drawing, so I wanted it to be a part of my Christmas Postcard series.  In this blog … Continue reading Pyrography – Happy Angel’s Snowlady Christmas Postcard wood burning tutorial

Pyrography – David’s Winter Scene Christmas Postcard wood burning tutorial

This tutorial is going to feature the artwork created from David Denton’s winning drawing from the 2019 Draw It / Win It contest I had last year.  What made the drawing appealing was the sense of depth, detail, and simplicity it had.  This artwork is part of my Christmas Postcard series and it marks the … Continue reading Pyrography – David’s Winter Scene Christmas Postcard wood burning tutorial

Pyrography for Beginners – Fall Maple Leaves wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the fall maple leaves.  This is a beginner friendly project because it only uses pull-away strokes to create the leaves.  Even though I filled a board with maple leaves, keep in mind that you can use this on craft boxes, picture frames, cutting boards, mirror … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Fall Maple Leaves wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Techniques – Halloween Pumpkin Tree wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Halloween Pumpkin Tree pyrography artwork.  This was artwork I did last year to participate in a YouTube challenge.  I had not participated in a challenge before, so thought I’d try it.  Since the challenge was issued in October and was supposed to feature a … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Halloween Pumpkin Tree wood burning tutorial

Pyrography Techniques – The Skull Mask wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the skull mask artwork.  I was attracted to this image because of the raised designs on the mask.  Those designs might make this artwork seem a bit intimidating, but don’t fear.  Like all things, if the image is broken down into smaller components, it becomes … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – The Skull Mask wood burning tutorial

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