Pyrography Tutorial Bobcat pyrography techniques for realistic fur

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

Pyrography Tutorial Fixing Mistakes & Hiding Wood Grain in pyrography

In this tutorial I’m going to show you some of the different ways that I use to fix mistakes and hide wood grain in my pyrography artwork.  I will divide the tutorial into four categories; Lighten, Fixing/Filling, Seam Lines, and Grain Lines.  The great thing is that all of my methods are easy to do … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Fixing Mistakes & Hiding Wood Grain in pyrography

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 Tutorial Back To Basics – Globes & Grapes pyrography for beginners

In this pyrography tutorial, we are going back to the basics to discuss how light interacts on a simple object; a globe.   The tutorial will start with doing an in-depth examination of how 3 different lighting scenarios alters the shadows on the globe.  Afterwards we will create the Cluster of Grapes artwork using the information … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Back To Basics – Globes & Grapes pyrography for beginners

Pyrography Shading Techniques to get Smooth Gradient Color

  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

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

White Crowned House Sparrow Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the White Crowned House Sparrow bird pyrography artwork.  The sparrow is the sixth installment in my Backyard Birds tutorial series.   Sparrows are a small bird and pretty common where I live.   Todd took this picture of one perched on my grape arbor and I loved … Continue reading White Crowned House Sparrow Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning