Butterfly Book Pyrography Tutorial wood burning for beginners

In this tutorial blog I’m going to explain how to create the colorful butterfly pyrography artwork that I put on a wooden book.  The wooden book was nothing more than a hinged box that was designed to look like a book.  I bought the box at a craft store and when I saw it I … Continue reading Butterfly Book Pyrography Tutorial wood burning for beginners

How to Build a Pyrography Pen Tip Holder – Pyrography Tutorial

In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to build a pen tip holder.  I love my tip holder as it keeps my pen tips organized and readily accessible.  The holder is pretty easy to construct, but does require a drill.   You can watch a YouTube video of the holder being created by clicking on … Continue reading How to Build a Pyrography Pen Tip Holder – Pyrography Tutorial

Pyrography Tutorial Fixing Mistakes & Hiding Wood Grain in wood burning

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 wood burning

Pyrography Tutorial The Covered Bridge – A study of contrast in wood burning

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 in wood burning

Pyrography Shading Techniques to get Smooth Gradient Color in wood burning

  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 in wood burning

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