Make paper fringes - zigzags
Zigzag fringes add sharp shapes and spiky texture to your artwork.
They are also pretty simple to make. Read on to give your artwork a zigzag boost!
- Paper or card
If you want to rub out your pencil marks you will need a rubber. When putting your piece together you might also need glue*.
*(sticky tape and pva glue can also work)
Using zigzags in 3D work
Add tabs to your zigzags to make them stand up:
One long tab makes a straight zigzag fringe:
Lots of tabs makes a curvy zigzag wave fringe:
You can change the length and width of your zigzags to create different looks.
You can also add tabs to your zigzag fringe to build sturdy 3D forms that keep their shape.
(For more help with making tabs check out our guide to making strip fringes.)
Follow the links to learn more about different types of fringing - and how you can use them to make impressive artwork: