Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial

In this blog I will be explaining the pyrography techniques to create this portrait of this smiling teen.  I just love her smile and the happiness that radiates from her.   This portrait marks the fourth installment in my portrait tutorial series.  Just like I did with the previous tutorials I will try cover everything from … Continue reading Pyrography Portrait SMILING TEEN wood burning techniques tutorial

Pyrography for Beginners – Border Frames wood burning tutorial

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

Pyrography – David’s Winter Scene Christmas Postcard 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

Pyrography Techniques – Short Blond Hair 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

Pyrography Techniques – The Horse 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