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String Art Artwork

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  • A hammer will be required to complete your String Art activity.
  • Step 1Begin by giving your string art wooden board a coat of bright paint. Allow to dry.
  • Step 2Draw your design onto the wooden board using pencil.
  • Step 3Carefully hammer nails along your design, spacing them evenly.
  • Step 4Tie the loose end of your embroidery thread to 1 of the nails. Begin wrapping the thread around all of the nails filling the space completely. Once you are happy with your design, tie the remaining loose thread to a nail.
  • Step 5Paint the large wooden square with white paint. Allow to dry. This will become the backing board for your artwork.
  • Step 6Glue the string art board to the centre of the large wooden square.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue
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String Art Boards
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Nails
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