How to pick up paper and materials for quilling? Course for beginners
Quilling paper consists of narrow strips indifferent color solutions. Usually, there are more than 50 such strips that glue together. Adhesions can be either monochrome, or diverse and gradient. How to get the paper quilling? There are two options for obtaining paper forquilling. In the first case, you go to the store for the purchase of specialized paper. In the second, you do it yourself. The paper must have a density of 80 to 160 grams. per meter. The paper is also dyed from the inside, it is plastic and has edges that can not damage the skin. Thus, the office version of the paper is not suitable.
Options for crafting quilling
For all kinds of crafts, there is a differentversion of the craft. Volume or flat quilling combines different types of paper. The type of quilling is also formed from flat to elevating. Width and length of the quilling Strips come in a variety of solutions forsize of the width. Narrow versions are the width from 0.15 to 0.5 centimeters. The average version is from 0.7 to 1 centimeter. Broad strips of quilling - this is from 1 to 4 millimeters. They are suitable for the formation of a variety of products and crafts. With what to begin? Beginners practice a width of 4 millimeters. For three millimeters you need to have experience. For 5 millimeters, the work becomes easier, but more rough. 1,5 millimeters is an option for craftsmen. Beginner masters also choose the densitypaper in the amount of 80 grams per meter. Increasing the density of paper allows you to make more tight and beautiful rolls. Strips can have a variety of lengths - from 20 to 70 centimeters. A standard length of 29 centimeters is used. A whole strip gives a roll of 12-18 millimeters, half gives a value of 6-8 millimeters. How to choose the right paper? Strips should be elastic. If you connect the edges of the strips, and they do not bend inward, but break down - then the paper is bad. Thick paper is used for three-dimensional figures, so it's easier to roll a roll. These tips should be enough to get a qualitative result for work on spectacular and interesting handicrafts in the form of quilling