—– Leah Jay, Artist —–

Yarn Painting: Deep Life

DeepLife_forWeb“Deep Life” 16 x 20 inches. Yarn, acrylic, and acrylic beads. $250.

Deep Life, a yarn painting by Leah Jay
This yarn art piece as well as many others can be found at KALEID Gallery in downtown San Jose, California, on 4th street between City Hall and the MLK Library. Map


This yarn painting is a little different. Instead of creating solid yarn-filled shapes, I glued the yarn down leaving an open webbing of matte black to simulate the transparency of deep sea jellyfish. The “bubbles” are a deeper black than the background, made by gluing down a shiny black bead and then wrapping yarn around each one.

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