The technique is carried out in northwestern Mexico by the Wixarika People.
For them everything that exists is sacred. Their religious beliefs consist in the veneration of their holy trinity,
the Deer, the Corn and the Sacred Cactus.
Yarnpainting* consists of using a very thin layer of wax on the object we are going to "paint", followed by pressing the colored yarn on the waxed surface creating the patterns of your vision.👁
*(Garnmalen in German).
Each piece can take hours, weeks or even months to complete, depending on the size and detail you give it.
For me, yarn painting is the key to my inner world, a way of praying and telling a story.