What supplies are needed for string art?
What You’ll Need
- Piece of wood (stained or unfinished)
- Linoleum nails (how many you need depends on the size of your project; one pack was enough for this project)
- Embroidery floss.
- Image for outlining.
What is string art made of?
String art is weaving colored string, wool, wire, or yarn between hammered nails to make geometric patterns. Artists use lines of thread to create curved patterns that can form various desirable shapes.
What wood is best for string art?
Do: Use wood – solid, plywood or particle board, because it offers a hard surface on which to secure the nails in place. Choose a board that is thick enough to allow about 1.25 cm (1/2″) of the nails to be hammered into it without their coming out on the other side. I recommend a thickness of around 2 cm (3/4″).
Can you do string art on canvas?
String art is a cute and simple way to create a piece of art that doesn’t require much artistic talent. Typically, string art involves wood, nails, and a hammer, but with this simple string art DIY project, no hammer is necessary because the string art is done on canvas.