Techniques

How to use nails and wood
This demonstration uses the free String Art Fun Circle 1 pattern. It takes you through the picture making process step by step… More info…

How to use card with stitching
Although the String Art Fun patterns only give instructions for using nails in wood the designs can be stitched on to card with embroidery floss… More info…

Projects for teachers.

Straight line art exercise 1
The purpose of this exercise is to introduce straight line art using the simplest of tools and it does not require maths or measuring… More info…

Straight line art exercise 2
The purpose of this exercise is to produce straight line art using a compass to divide a circle into segments. It shows the relations… More info…

String Art and Math: A Project in Multiplication
Multiplication math facts are generally introduced in the second or the third grade. Occasionally, some students have difficulty learning them. There … More info…

The history of string art
String art uses coloured string, wool or wire to create geometric patterns. The ‘string’ is normally held between nails hammered into a base board. Mu… More info…