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 Art Northern Shoveler Duck realistic wood burning art

In this blog I will discuss different aspects of the Northern Shoveler Duck artwork that I created.   This artwork is based on a photo that Todd took while visiting the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge in Washington.  The artwork is one of the few pieces I’ve done where I planned from the beginning to add color … Continue reading Pyrography Art Northern Shoveler Duck realistic wood burning art

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

Pyrography Art Matthew & Maggie 2019 Portrait wood burning

In this blog I will be discussing a portrait that features two young children, Matthew and Maggie, I created in 2019.  I’m always nervous when accepting portrait work because you don’t have a lot of leeway for mistakes as parents are very familiar with their children’s faces.  Regardless of my anxiety level, I still approach … Continue reading Pyrography Art Matthew & Maggie 2019 Portrait wood burning