Learn Pyrography, Wood Burning, with Lora S. Irish!
Learn in this free, online pyrography project how easy it is to add pyrography burnings to small leather boot belts, leather belts, and leather wrist bands. Step-by-step instruction and free wood burning patterns.
The Art of Spoon Carving Project
The Art of Spoon Carving
Discover why I carve spoons!
Spoon, Fork, and Ladle Styles for Wood Carving, Traditional Spoon Styles and Shapes.
Four Methods to Cutting a Spoon Blank
Wood Carving a Basic Wooden Spoon
Spoon, Fork, and Ladle Styles for Wood Carving,
Traditional Spoon Styles and Shapes.
Did you know that there are literally dozens of different styles and designs of wooden spoons, forks, knives, ladles, and spatulas that you can carve with a bench knife, bent round gouge, and a draw knife.
Hand carved wooden spoons make a perfect media for your next pyrography project.
Discover why I carve spoons!
The top spoon in this photo, the one that is black with age is between 125 to 100 years old and was my great grandmother Elsie Burchinal’s spoon. She handed it on to my grandmother, who gave it to my mother, and today it has an honored place in my kitchen spoon jar.
Cross crafting is simple using different hobbies
to achieve your finished project. This multi-page
project covers using a scroll saw to cut your
spoon blank, how to shape your spoon, and then
how to add a wood burned design.
Painting a Color Wheel
Pyrography, Gourd Art, Wood Carving
Learn how easy it is to mix a full range of tonal values, pure hues, and color shading using just 8 paint colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, white, and black. Project includes a free Lora S. Irish pattern.
How to Download Step-by-step text file instructions
Pyrography Pen Tips by Irish Pyrography Pen Tips, free Lora Irish pdf
Learn what type of stroke and shading the most common pen tips create.
Toxicity in Pyrography and Wood Carving – Simple, common sense ideas to avoid the potential health hazards in your art studio.
Leather Burned Jewlery
Discover the fun of leather pyrography in this free, online,
Lora S. Irish project with five free wood burning patterns.
Colored Pencils – Artist quality, colored pencils are a perfect coloring agent for your next wood burning project. This projects takes you through the steps to scroll saw cut your Wood Spirit face, the wood burning steps, and then adding the color pencil skin and hair tones.
Leather Purse Pyrography, Greenman
Explore leather as a pyrography media in the construction and burning of this Greenman Slop Bag. Worked from a scrap package, available through many leather supply stores, this projects is a great practice board for those who wish to learn leather burning.
Leather Purse Pyrography, Double-Needle Stitching
Step-by-step instructions for stitching the sides, pockets, and handle straps to your Greenman Slop Bag.
Celtic Knot Birds Postage Stamp
Step-by-step pyrography project featuring a Celtic Knot Bird in a Postage Stamp design.
Photography for Pyrography
March 10th, 2015 – Let’s take a close look at how your photographs can be used for your next pyrography project, and how the color, shadow, and light of those photos affect the tonal values of your wood burning. Today we will start by defining the important terms that are used in describing light, shadows, colors, arrangements, and designs that we use in wood burning.
Contrasting Tonal Values
Learn how to use contrasting tonal values to create dramatic depth in your landscape, scenery, and wildlife wood burning.
Fading Pyrography Projects
Discover why those older pyrography projects appear to fade over time. This realistic landscape, featuring an abandoned car, a wooden fence line, and an old barn, uses the black and white sepia tones of the burn to bring the old car into the forefront of the finished design.
Pyrography on Paper
Learn how to use watercolor paper, and other artist quality papers for your wood burning patterns. Create your own greeting cards, scrapbook pages, and journal covers using watercolor paper and your pyrography pen.
Mushroom Pyrography Doodles
The textures, strokes, and shading on our pyrography does not have to be subtle, graduated shadings. This project takes your wood burning to a totally new level by using small, intrigue designs as your fill burnings.
Explore the basic tools, supplies, and techniques used in wood burning and pyrography. Learn the difference between wood burning tool s – one temperature and variable temperature units. Discover what patterns, textures, and burn strokes each pen tip creates, then work those wood burning strokes on a practice board. Enjoy the tutorials on tonal values, the dark through light-colored burnings the create the three-dimensional pyrography for your patterns and designs.
The Basic Wood Burning Tool – One Temperature and Variable Temperature Units, Pen Tips
Wood Burning Technique Samples – Art Styles used in Pyrography
Basic Wood Burning Strokes and Textures – Sample Wood Burning Strokes
|Wood Burning Tools||Technique Samples||Basic Strokes|
|Pyrography Practice Boards||Simple Pyrography Shading||Tonal Value Sepia Worksheet|
|Wood Burning Sepia Values||Contrasting Tonal Values||Mapping Your Pyrography Pattern|
|Pyrography, Working in Layers||Daisy Pattern||Coloring Wood Burned Projects|
Coloring Wood Burnings with Colored Pencils – Steam Punk Star Project
|Coloring Wood Burnings||Bookmark|
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Lora S. Irish
In-depth, step-by-step instructions, including a free pyrography pattern by Lora Irish. Learn how to create the shading that gives your pyrography project depth. Explore how to burn animal fur and hair, wood grain, human faces, and fun doodle patterns.
Animal Fur and Hair
|Blue Heron Tavern Pyrography|
| Pyrography Holiday|
| Wine Caddy|
| Pyrography Steps|
| Wood Burning|
Pyrography Feather Border 1 – American Indian Feather Border Project, Post #2
Ceremonial Mask Pyrography Project – Native American Mask Project, Post #2, # 3, #4, #5
Pyrography Leather Journal – Mythological Griffin Journal Project
|Ceremonial Mask Pyrography Project|| Pyrography|
E-Books, E-Projects, and E-Project Bundles available through Lora Irish’s pyrography pattern website: Art Designs Studio
Mayan High Priest Pyrography E-Book
Exclusive Designs by Lora S. Irish, 33 Page e-Project, Ready for Download
Art Styles of Pyrography by Lora Irish
Exclusive Irish Book, Art Styles of Pyrography, 190 pages, 15 projects, Ready for Download
Animal Portraits Pyrography E-Project
Exclusive Lora S. Irish Book, 41 pages, 3 in-depth projects, Ready for Download
Pyrography Doodles E-Book
6 In-Depth Step-by-Step Projects, Includes Pyrography Doodles Pattern Package
Ceremonial Masks Pyrography E-Book
Exclusive Lora S. Irish Book, 41 pages, 2 in-depth projects, great beginner’s techniques
|Mayan High Priest Pyrography|| Art Styles of|
|Animal Portraits Pyrography|
|Pyrography Doodles E-Book||Ceremonial Masks Pyrography||Coming Soon!|
E-Book by Lora Irish
Pyrography Hardcopy Books by Lora S. Irish, available through Amazon.com
Great Book of Woodburning by Lora Irish
200 pages of techniques, instructions, step-by-step projects, 25 patterns and designs
Arts & Crafts Pyrography by Lora Irish
144 pages of techniques for wood, leather, gourd, paper, and fabric, 35 projects
|Great Book of Woodburning||Art & Craft Pyrography|
- Animal and Wildlife Pattern Packs
- Birds and Waterfowl Pattern Packs
- Botanical and Flower Pattern Packs
- Celtic Knot, Viking Animals Pattern Packs
- Dragons, Gargolyes Pattern Packs
- Furniture Trims and Architectural Designs
- Holiday Pattern Packs
- Landscape and Farm Scenes Pattern Packs
- Mantel Boards, Long Scene Pattern Packs
- Mythological Themes Pattern Packages
- Nautical, Seascapes, Sea Life Pattern Packs
- Oak, Grape, and Fruit Pattern Packs
- Signs, Frames, and Borders Pattern Packs
- Angles, Elves, and Pixies Pattern Packs
- Steampunk and Trendy Cultural Designs
- Western, Cowboys, and American Indians
- Wood Spirits and Greenmen
- Download PDF e-Project Books
- US, Americana Pattern Packs