Mustang Island Leather Chart Pyrography Art wood burning

This last summer I was commissioned to create a leather nautical chart for Mustang Island.  Mustang Island is part of a large chain of islands located off the coast of Texas.  The customer had done some leather charts on his own and he was curious to see how I would create one. Since I haven’t … Continue reading Mustang Island Leather Chart Pyrography Art wood burning

Dragonborn on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

In my last blog I discussed the Skyrim Logo artwork I did on a business card holder for my brother Matt.  This blog is going to discuss the Dragonborn artwork on the other side of the holder.  I actually picked out the image to use as Matt seemed to be having a little difficulty deciding.  … Continue reading Dragonborn on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

Wolf on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning a wolf

I’ve mentioned before that I've gotten very interested in creating pyrography on leather.  I became almost obsessed with the idea and began burning on small pieces of leather as I tested out its properties.  My first few test pieces weren’t anything I’d write home about, but I learned a lot creating them and with continued … Continue reading Wolf on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning a wolf

How to Smooth & Burn Leather Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

About a year ago I tried burning on leather and was very disappointed with the results.   The leather’s surface wasn’t conducive to the techniques I use in pyrography, so I couldn’t achieve the same level of detail I can with wood.  A few months back I became obsessed with learning how to burn fine art … Continue reading How to Smooth & Burn Leather Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Deer & Fish on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

I became obsessed with burning on leather this last fall and the images above, deer and fish, are my latest attempt.  I have been crafting simple leather projects and then burning designs onto them.  This project was supposed to be a credit card holder, but my design didn’t work out.  Instead of completely wasting the … Continue reading Deer & Fish on Leather Pyrography Artwork wood burning

Leather Bookmark Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

  I have been considering taking up leather working because I think it would be fun to create items that are not only practical but also feature pyrography artwork.  This bookmark met that criteria and, while it isn’t fancy, it was easy to do.  Since it is easy and doesn’t require much leather, it’s a … Continue reading Leather Bookmark Pyrography Tutorial wood burning