I made my grid from kebab sticks. I first tried gluing the kebab sticks together, but it did not stick. So I decided to use the kebab stick in combination with iron wire. I used three kebab sticks and three pieces of iron wire to make a grid. I then started weaving yarn, ribbon, eyelash yarn, raffia and a piece of a drinking straw through the grid. I also tried working diagonally across the grid. I wanted to create one solid area and three open areas. I am not very happy about the end result. The iron wire that I used was too thin and too flexible, which made it difficult to weave materials through the grid.
Overall, I really liked enjoyed inventing constructed surfaces. I think I have gotten the best result with braiding and twisting materials. I have used a lot of different materials in exercise 3 and combined a lot of different materials with different surface qualities. I think that worked quiet well. I have used a lot of rough materials, which resulted in irregular scales and shapes.
Accurately matching colours in the images I had chosen was somewhat difficult. I think matching colours with paint is easier, because you can just keep on mixing colours until you have found the right colours. Matching colours with yarns was definitely more difficult. I used embroidery floss for this, and I found that you can have lots of different shades of the same colour, for example yellow-green, gras green, olive, mint green etc and still cannot match the colours accurately.