Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar background wood burning tutorial (part 3)

This tutorial is the last of a 3-part series.  In part 1 we created a beginner friend jaguar.   In part 2 we built upon the artwork completed in part 1 giving it more tonal depth and a better 3d appearance.  Now we will add a background to the artwork.  I did my best to keep … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar background wood burning tutorial (part 3)

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 for Beginners – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 1)

In this first installment of a three-part tutorial series I am going to explain to you how to create the Jaguar artwork featured at the beginning of this blog.   This is a beginner friendly project, so our goal is to create artwork that is clearly a jaguar but is not a photorealistic one.  With that … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Jaguar wood burning tutorial (part 1)

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