Sleeping Dragon Wood-burning Pattern

Sleeping Dragon Wood-Burning Pattern

I just released the Sleeping Dragon Wood-Burning Pattern and I am excited on how it turned out. I don’t consider myself the best pencil-drawing artist, but I think I can manage the line art for a pattern. I love dragons and when I looked at the piece of hickory, I thought it would make a […] Read more…

Creating a Wood-Burning Sampler

Creating a Wood-Burning Sampler

Creating a wood-burning sampler is a great resource to help you familiarize yourself with the individual tips and what their purpose is and how they can help you with your pyrographic projects. In this tutorial, I am using a piece of clear pine craft wood that I had available. The key here is that it’s […] Read more…

Guide for using Wood-Burning Tips

Most Pyrography Burners come with multiple tips like the Colwood Wood-Burner this is going to be your guide for using wood-burning tips. Of course, there are other wood-burners out there, but since I use this one exclusively, I am going to cover what their purpose and which ones I use. One of the main things […] Read more…

What material is safe for pyrography

What material is safe for pyrography

When you’re just getting started with wood-burning, you’ll see possibilities everywhere, but I want to talk about what material is safe for pyrography and which ones you may want to stay away from. Wood, paper, leather, gourds, and tagua nuts – but some wood is toxics when you are burning on it and it’s imperative that you […] Read more…

tools for pyrography

The tools for pyrography

So you discovered wood-burning but you aren’t quite sure what tools for pyrography you need? I’m going to go over some of the tools that I started with and upgraded to over the years! This wood-burning tool from Walnut Hollow is great for beginners. The pen is supplied with a tool stand and 4 screw-in […] Read more…

10 Tips to get started with Wood-Burning

10 Tips to get started with Wood-Burning

When you’re just beginning with pyrography it can feel a bit daunting and yet exciting. Here are 10 Tips to get get started with Wood-Burning. Tip #1 – When you sit down and begin working on your project Be sure your hands are clean before sitting down and working on your project. Your hands have […] Read more…

art of pyrography

Welcome to the Art of Pyrography

Pyrography – the art of writing with fire – comes from the Greek pur (fire) and graphos (writing). I first discovered pyrography, or wood-burning as it’s often called, in 2005 through a creative accident. And I don’t think I’ve looked back since. When I first started, I began with one I bought at a local craft store. Unlike this […] Read more…