Pyrography Tutorial Crashing Ocean Waves wood burning technique with airbrush color

A month or so back I was asked by Keith to write a tutorial explaining how to create ocean waves in pyrography.  I’ve never created an ocean scene before and have wanted to try it, so this blog is all about that attempt.    This tutorial will cover the pyrography techniques I used to create the … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Crashing Ocean Waves wood burning technique with airbrush color

Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur in wood burning

In this pyrography tutorial blog, I’m going to explain how to create the Bobcat artwork.  I will show you my zigzag burn stroke technique to creating realistic looking fur.  The reference photo for this artwork was taken by my husband, Todd, while we were visiting the Oregon Zoo.  The bobcat was sitting in a patch … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur in 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

Stiletto Shoe High Heel Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

With this tutorial I will explain how to create the high heel or Stiletto Shoe, 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 … Continue reading Stiletto Shoe High Heel Pyrography Tutorial 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