How to Burn Realistic Cat Fur by Using Layers
In this video I share how to use layers to create realism and depth so you can learn how to burn realistic cat fur. This is important because it creates the illusion of depth and texture while maintaining values and markings.
In this video I will show you how to use your shader to apply markings that resemble fur and leave a foundational texture to build on. This is important because many times people use the shader to “iron” on color and flatten the wood leaving a muddy surface that is difficult to burn over and create the necessary texture for realism.
I go over how to burn so that the surface has form and looks realistic. This is important because if not done properly your animal will appear flat and unnatural.
Tools and Materials
I am woodburning this example on Birch Ply and using a Colwood SRS bent shader and Colwood J small skew with a Colwood Galaxy rheostat.
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