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 The Covered Bridge – A study of contrast

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Covered Bridge pyrography artwork.  This artwork is the 7th installment in my mini project series.   My primary goal with this artwork is to demonstrate the importance of contrast in creating visually striking images.  The secondary goal is to show you how to create the … Continue reading Pyrography Tutorial The Covered Bridge – A study of contrast

Nuthatch Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

NUTHATCH BIRD PYROGRAPHY TUTORIAL wood burning In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create this Nuthatch pyrography artwork.  The nuthatch is the second installment of my Backyard Birds tutorial series.  This particular nuthatch is a red breasted nuthatch; in case you were wondering.  What I like about the backyard bird series is that … Continue reading Nuthatch Bird Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Celtic Knot and Rose Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Todd is building a lap harp and wanted me to burn a Celtic knot design on the side.   I drew up an idea and did a test burn so he could get a better idea of my interpretation of his idea.  This tutorial blog will cover designing and burning the Celtic knot and rose I … Continue reading Celtic Knot and Rose Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Pheasant on Oak Barrel Pyrography Art wood burning

PHEASANT ON OAK BARREL PYROGRAPHY ART wood burning Some of my coworkers are into making their own beers, wines, and more recently whiskeys.  The whiskey craze was interesting to me as they found mini oak barrels to put their creations into.    One of the guys asked if I would burn an image of a pheasant … Continue reading Pheasant on Oak Barrel Pyrography Art wood burning