Yarn & String

with Cherril Doty & Marsh Scott

There are several ways to use yarn and string in mixed-media artwork. It can be laid down as a textural background, used for dimensional outlining, or utilized as “drawing” material. You can also use yarn and string to create abstract or representational images or to hand-sew onto a piece for visual interest or highlighting.

Image

Materials

• Yarn, string, embroidery floss, ribbon, cord, paper ribbon, twine, etc.

• Heavy and medium acrylic gel

• Acrylic medium (matte or gloss)

• Painted substrates, such as canvas, board, or heavy paper

• Scissors

• Container of water

• Pencil

• Spray bottle of water for ...

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