Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial

In this blog I will be explaining the pyrography techniques to create this portrait of this smiling teen.  I just love her smile and the happiness that radiates from her.   This portrait marks the fourth installment in my portrait tutorial series.  Just like I did with the previous tutorials I will try cover everything from … Continue reading Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial

Pyrography – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 2)

This tutorial is part 2 of a 3-part series.  In part 1 we created a beginner friend jaguar.   In part 2, this tutorial, we will build upon the artwork completed in part 1.  The goal is to give the artwork more tonal depth and a better 3d appearance.   I want to make clear that we … Continue reading Pyrography – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 2)

Pyrography Techniques – White Rabbit wood burning tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the white rabbit pyrography artwork.  The rabbit has long white fur with a few black markings, so there isn’t a lot of distinguishing features.  This artwork presented some firsts for me.  It was my first time replicating an animal with white fur, and my first … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – White Rabbit 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 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 – 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 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