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How to Create a Stunning Ombre String Art Word - Tuts+ Crafts & DIY Article

How to Create a Stunning Ombre String Art Word - Tuts+ Crafts & DIY Article
Forget the brown and orange swirly patterned string art from the '70s - this string word art is a fun, contemporary and low-cost way to add art to your walls. Random geometric shapes, an ombre effect and the inclusion of type make this string art right on trend. It looks fantastic, can be completed in an afternoon and doesn't require artistic ability - just follow the step-by-step instructions and you'll have a gorgeous new art piece ready to hang. This tutorial includes a printable template so there's no need for you to do the tricky bit of calculating and measuring for the nail placement. It couldn't be easier! Supplies Step 1: Prepare the Backing Board Check the edges of the board and sand them if they are rough. Wipe the board and the edges with a damp cloth. Paint the board with long brushstrokes in a single direction. The edges of the board can be painted now or covered with a strip of washi tape later. Allow the paint to dry before painting a second coat. Set aside to dry.

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