A course by Sara Luna , Textile Artist
Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person.
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About the video: Handmade Pattern-making
“It’s time to create our pattern! Here I will show you all of my tricks to creating this pattern using a printer, a piece of greaseproof paper, and a sharpie pen. First, we are going to print the black and white photo that we chose, then I will teach you how to find the different tones in the image and finally, we will draw the pattern on the paper. ”
In this video lesson Sara Luna addresses the topic: Handmade Pattern-making , 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
“Handmade Pattern Making First thing we're gonna do is cut some of the margins. In this specific four pages we're gonna do only right, and the top ones. And this one specifically, we don't need to cut this one, but if you have a three pages picture, you might wanna cut them all. I'm gonna use a scissor to do this. You can also use a cutter or whatever tool you prefer. All the blank space won't be used so don't worry about it. Now we're gonna take our tape and we're going to put this together. Make sure you get the levels of the face right. For example, in here, you can see that the eyebrow m...”
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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.