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Despiteanyreasonsyouwillfind,donotletyourwallsbebare.Nomatterwhatskilllevelyoumighthave,you
stillcanhavesmartartonyourwallsthatwilllookamazingandwillbringmoreofyouruniquecreative
expressiontoyourhome.Youcanbefascinatedevenwithapieceofstringandnailart.Thisiswhatitiscalled
astringart.Havefunspendingtimeforthestringart.

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Stringartisamathematicallypatternedartthatenablesyoutocreategeometricpatternsandaneyecatching
design.Itischaracterizedbyanarrangementofcoloredthreadstrungbetweenpointstoformabstract
geometricpatternsorrepresentationaldesignssuchasashipssails,sometimeswithotherartistmaterial
comprisingtheremainderofthework.Youdostringartbywrappingcoloredthreadorembroideryflossaround
pinsinadefinedpattern.Thoughstraightlinesareformedbythestring,theslightlydifferentanglesandmetric
positionsatwhichstringsintersectmaygivetheappearanceofBeziercurves.Otherformsofstringartinclude
Spirelli,whichisusedforcardmakingandscrapbooking,andcurvestitching,inwhichstringisstitchedthrough
hole.Youcangetdifferentstringartdesignsandattractiveartforyourhomeswallsbyplacingpinsindifferent
formations.

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StringArtHistory
ThefirstrecordeduseofstraightlinestoformcurveswasbyEnglishwomanMaryEverestBoole(1832to1916).
Sheusedcurvestitchingtomakemathematicalideasmoreaccessibletochildren.In1909Boolepublisheda
bookcalledPhilosophyandFunofAlgebra.
AmodernversionofthesegeometriccurvesistheBziercurve.Itisusedtodayincomputergraphicsprograms

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butwasdevelopedpriortomoderncomputers.Frenchmathematicianandphysicist,PauldeCastejau(born
1930)createdanalgorithmforsubdividingacurveintotwocurvesegmentsatanarbitraryparametriclocation.
AnotherFrenchmathematicianandengineer,PierreBzier,developedacurveformulainspiredbyde
Castejausalgorithm.Hewasworkingforanautomobilecompanywhereheneededanaccuratewayto

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describeacurvefordesignandmanufacture.Bzierscurvecoulddescribeanyseconddegreetypeofcurve
withjustfourpointsanditbecameknownbythenameofitsinventor.

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TheBziercurvewaspublicizedin1962andissaidtohaveinspiredanumberofartistseventhoughitwas
intendedasaseriousmathematicaltool.USAartist,JohnEichinger,createdgeometricstringdesigns.He
calledthemstringmandalasaftertheHinduwordmandala,whichmeans,circlewithinacircle.Hisdesigns
werefirstmarketedinthelate1960sbytheOpenDoorEnterprises,whowerealeadingdistributorofhobby
craftkits.AstringartbookcalledSymmography,byLoisKreischer,waspublishedin1971.Thepopularityof
stringartkitsreacheditspeakinthe1970swhennumeroushouseholdshadahomemadestringartpictureon
thewall.

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Stringartisverypopularandfun.Itisagreatwaytoexpressyourcreativity.Youcanmakemanydifferent
shapeswithmanydifferentcolors.Youcanmakeyourchildnamewithstringsforthekidsroom.Itwilllook
lovelyonthewall.Inaddition,youcanmakestringartasagiftforyourloveone.Asawalldcoritcanbevery
stylishandcoolforyourlivingroom.
Thecolorsaresofun.Theycancomeoutverycuteonyourwork.Youneverreallyknowwhatwillbeasuccess
andwhatwillsitthere,butthesestringarttabletshavetakenoff.Youcandecorateanyroomofyourhousewith
differentpiecesofstringart:initials,names,animals,anythingthatcomestoyourmindandwhatyouare
inspiredfrom.
Thestringartwouldmakeagreataccentinanyroom,foramoderntwistonthetraditionalstringartcraft.Makes
agreatgift.Addthistoyourroomtoday.

MaterialsforStringArt

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NeededStringArtMaterials
Stringartpiecesarequiteeasytomakeandrelativelyinexpensive.Herearealistofallthesuppliesyouwill
needtocompleteaproject.PleaseseetheHowTopageifyouneedinstructionsonwhattodowiththese
supplies.
Woodinwhatevershapeandsizeyouchoose
Decorationwoodstain,paint,orcloth
Paintbrushifcoloringwithstainorpaint
Woodstaplesifattachingcloth
3/4nails
Stringsize10crochetcottonworksbest
Hammer
Graphpaper1/4spacingbetweenlines
Elmersglue
Picturehangersifmakingthisawallhanging

HowdoIdostringart?
Well,pickapattern,getyourmaterialsandgotoit!Unfortunately,sincetherearenotkitsoutthere,itishardto
breakintostringartonyourown.Thebestadviceistoexperimentonyourown,untilyoufeelcomfortablewith
theprocess,andwhatnailpatternswillmakewhatkindofpatterns.
Itispreferablymakingasquareorcircle,spacingthenailsevenly.Stringbetweeninmanydifferentways,
seeingwhatkindofpatternsarisefromdifferentstringingmethods.Getafeelfortheprocess.Moveonto
irregularshapesand/orirregularlyspacednails.Also,lookattheworksofothers,notjustfromanartpointof
view,butalsowithatechnicaleye.Seethedifferentshapesyougetfromvariousnailandstringcombinations.

Wherecanyougetstringartpatterns?
Thatisatoughjob.Ifyoufindstringartbooks,manycontainspatternsthatyoucancopy.Otherthanthat,once
yougetfamiliarwithstringart,youshouldhavenoproblemdesignyourownpatterns,whethertheybeadesign
ofsomethingreal,oryourownpersonalabstract.

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