Sealing the Back, Framing and Recommendations
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: Sealing the Back, Framing and Recommendations
“We are almost done! In this lesson, I will teach you how to glue and staple our portrait to the wood frame and how to put a wire on it so you can hang it anywhere you like. Lastly, I will give you some tips to take good care of it. ”
In this video lesson Sara Luna addresses the topic: Sealing the Back, Framing and Recommendations, 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
“Sealing the Back, Framing and Recommendations In this lesson I'm gonna show you how to seal the back, frame our piece and give you some recommendations to take care of it. First I'm gonna take a piece of fabric and put it under my piece to protect it. Then I'm gonna take some white glue and put it in the back. Once we have enough glue, we're gonna use our spatula to spread it around. Once we have all the surface covered, we are going to put our frame on top. And now we are ready to staple. To start this process you should have in mind that you shouldn't pull too much because we need to keep...”
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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.