In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create a wood burned border frame on your board. This is a way to dress up your artwork without actually framing it. I think it gives the artwork a polished look and increases its visual appeal. It's not hard to add a border frame, but depending … Continue reading Pyrography for Beginners – Border Frames wood burning tutorial
In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the white rabbit pyrography artwork. The rabbit has long white fur with a few black markings, so there isn’t a lot of distinguishing features. This artwork presented some firsts for me. It was my first time replicating an animal with white fur, and my first … Continue reading Pyrography Techniques – White Rabbit wood burning tutorial
This tutorial is going to feature the artwork created from David Denton’s winning drawing from the 2019 Draw It / Win It contest I had last year. What made the drawing appealing was the sense of depth, detail, and simplicity it had. This artwork is part of my Christmas Postcard series and it marks the … Continue reading Pyrography – David’s Winter Scene Christmas Postcard 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
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
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?