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

Lettering Textures Part 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

In this tutorial I’m going to explain pyrography shading techniques to create five different textures using the same font style.   This tutorial is not about creating font styles, but I will touch briefly on how to get them.  Instead the main focus of this tutorial will be the different options to color in the letters … Continue reading Lettering Textures Part 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

Pyrography Shading Techniques to get Smooth Gradient Color in wood burning

  In this tutorial I’m going to explain pyrography shading techniques to get smooth gradient color.  First I will give you some tips that will help get better burn results and then I’ll explain how to create both uniform color and gradient color.  Gradient shading is one of the more difficult skills to master in … Continue reading Pyrography Shading Techniques to get Smooth Gradient Color in wood burning

Lettering Textures Part 1 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create five different textures using the same font style.   This tutorial is not about creating font styles, but I will touch briefly on them.  Instead this tutorial will focus on textures.  I will give you some options to fill in, or color, the letters with something … Continue reading Lettering Textures Part 1 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques

Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to discuss how to create my Christmas Candy Canes pyrography art.  I really like the textures and tonal contrasts in this postcard.  I also like the recurring theme of light striking and reflecting on the canes, bows, and holly leaves giving them a three dimensional look.  So my goal with … Continue reading Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning