How to Make Your Own String Art
Forget the traditional gifts and decorations offered by specialist shops. Yes, this is the time to start a new DIY activity that will allow you to do many things! Using extraordinary technique String Art, you could make thematic gifts, personalized items and so on.
But before you unveil the secrets of this special technique, we wish to give you a general overview of what is string art. Nails and threads are what you need to get started with this original practice.
The string art is an original way to create artistic objects by intertwining colored threads or threads of embroidery using the precise pattern. With a little training and a good tutorial, you can quickly master the basics of string art. Moreover, this activity is accessible to all levels, without exception.
You can realize your ideas: letters, personalized inscriptions, and graphic figures, geometric or thematic drawings.
The string art uses two types of threads: the woolen thread and the embroidery thread. To create a solid structure with an imposing appearance, you can please use woolen threads which are thicker than the embroidery threads.
Use the nails with a small head to facilitate the paper removal. To add an original touch to your creation, do not hesitate to use colored pins.
To practice the string art, you will not be able to do without a wooden board, canvas or other surface that has about the same features. If you opt for a wooden surface, be aware that you have the freedom to choose between raw wood and wood dressed in cloth.