Wood burning tips Archives - Burning With Sharon

Burning Hummingbird Feathers In this video I share a quick and easy technique for burning hummingbird feathers. This process is important because it will help keep delicate feathers from disappearing into the wood while still maintaining their fine appearance. By … Read More

In this video I share with you how to woodburn the wing feathers on an eagle. This second of two videos covers burning the feathers in the outstretched wings. The reason this is important is because woodburning detail in an … Read More

In this video I show and explain an alternative to traditional shading that is very forgiving and a lot of fun. This is a longer video and the example is done in real time. To get started and learn to … Read More

In this video I show how to create realistic looking locks of hair that have movement and shine. This technique can be used both for human hair and longer animal hair such as horse mane or longer dog hair.

Not everything needs to be planned ahead of time. Sometimes beautiful artwork can arise by following inspiration. In this article I will share with you my own journey into inspiration and play and the design that resulted from it. While … Read More

Burning realistic looking human hair is easier than you might think. In this article I will show you step-by-step how to burn soft realistic looking hair.   Begin burning in the hair at the root area. Use your skew and begin … Read More

In this article I want to chat a bit about storytelling through composition.  Woodburning is about storytelling… all art is.  A good woodburning is not just a static image, it tells a story. A good woodburning will engage the viewer … Read More

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