String Pull Metallic Feather Pattern




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Instantly create gestural painted flowers with this simple technique. Pulled string paintings are a fun way to experiment with different mediums and instantly create 2 mirrored art pieces at the same time! Once you start you won’t want to stop.


1. Metallic Paints (silver, gold, bronze, black)

2. Canvas

4. Cotton yarn

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Step 1: Prepare Background

Pour black paint on to a canvas and spread. See video for demonstration.

Step 2: Arranging Colours

Pour metallic paint onto a piece of plastic in a strip arrangement. See video for demonstration.

Step 3: Submerging Yarn

Submerge 4 pieces of yarns into the paint. Place 2 pieces of yarns side by side on a canvas. See video for demonstration.

Step 4: Pulling String

Pull the strings up individually in a curve manner to create pattern. See video for demonstration.

Step 5: Additional Patterns

Create additional string pull pattern in the empty spaces of the canvas. See video for demonstration.

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