In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Mt. Shuksan pyrography artwork. This tutorial will explain the wood burning basics of how to create the rugged rocky texture of the mountain. Plus I will cover how to create the snow and my not so great sky. This tutorial is a supplement to … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Mt. Shuksan wood burning tutorial
I started my website back in 2014 and my YouTube channel in 2017. The website didn't bother me as I figured no one would find it, but the YouTube channel terrified me. I hear about online trolls and I just knew they would be out in force leaving brutal comments. My fear made me postpone … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – Should You Clean Your Pyrography Art Before Sealing It?
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
When I create fur texture I use a burn stroke I call zigzags. In the tutorial I am going to explain what zigzags are, and provide guidelines for using them. Another thing I will explain is how I modify the zigzags to create different looks in the fur. I will start at the beginning … Continue reading Using Zigzags to Create Fur Pyrography Tutorial wood burning techniques
This is the second installment of my portrait tutorial series. As promised this tutorial covers the entire face instead of just the eyes and nose as the last one did. Ok, I didn’t burn in the top of the head, but that area isn’t any different than the forehead or the cheeks. I will be … Continue reading Portrait 2 BABY FACE PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning techniques
A month or so back I was asked by Keith to write a tutorial explaining how to create ocean waves in pyrography. I’ve never created an ocean scene before and have wanted to try it, so this blog is all about that attempt. This tutorial will cover the pyrography techniques I used to create the … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial Crashing Ocean Waves wood burning technique with airbrush color
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