Russian handicrafts: Gorodets painting

Russian handicrafts: Gorodets painting

I’m the head artist at the Gorodets Painting factory Our painting originated in the Gorodets district and in our villages of Kurtseva. Kaskovo and Khlebaikha But since all Gorodets painting is about the life of Gorodets merchants and the paints themselves were bought in Gorodets the name “Gorodets painting” stuck It all begins with the

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Corespun Yarns: Basic Techniques

Corespun Yarns: Basic Techniques

In this video we’re going to introduce the core-spun technique, which is a spinning technique that’s got quite a different development to the others. Core-spun spinning starts off with an already completed thread, which in fact makes up the core, or in other words, the soul of our artistic yarn. Let’s first look at how

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