A course by Sara Luna , Textile Artist
Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person.
- 100% positive reviews (97)
- 1426 students
- Audio: English
- , , , , , , ,
About the video: Influences
“In this lesson, I will talk about the artists who have inspired me throughout my career, teaching me that any material can be used to create art.”
In this video lesson Sara Luna addresses the topic: Influences, which is part of the Domestika online course: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits. Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person..
Partial transcription of the video
“New Entry In this lesson I'll tell you about the artists that have inspired me throughout my career. From them I learned that any material can be used to create art. My greatest inspiration and influence was my family. My grandmother is an embroidery artist and she uses the crewel technique to create landscapes. My parents were artisans in their youth and then their art evolved. They created a lamp factory that exists to this day. On the other hand, all the women in my family weave. What I have enjoyed the most when I was a kid was spending time creating with them. As for my favorite artist...”
We automatically generate this transcript and it may contain mistakes.
Course summary: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits
AreasEmbroidery, Portrait illustration, Punch Needle, Textile illustration
Sara Luna is a visual artist and illustrator with a specialization in textile art. She grew up surrounded by weavers and craft makers in her family. Throughout the course of her studies, she began to experiment with a variety of materials, from watercolors to digital tools until she found her niche. When she moved to the US, she rediscovered the punch needle and honed her skill.
Her work has been exhibited in New York City and Salt Lake City, where she currently resides. She’s been featured in Create! Magazine and Carper Contemporary. All of her work can be found on her website.