Kids love to gather sticks. This would be great inspiration to create a figure out of sticks, add an element of clay and portraiture for the head, then coat the body with encaustic medium. Contemporary, cool and many layers of learning. artist christine bourdette
christine bourdette at the art gym | minimal exposition
Making molds from fresh flowers
Beach Crafts, Plaster of Paris Sand Print, Beach Arts and Craft Foot Print
Hand prints made from plaster of paris. So cute! This easy craft will hold memories for years to come. Works perfectly any place you have sand, even the back yard.
DIY // plaster bowls made out of old tennis balls
DIY Plaster Bowl from a Tennis Ball - Momtastic
Make yellow ribbon trees! For these, we used soup cans, plaster of paris, and tree branches. Kids decorated paper strips to wrap around their soup can base and added yellow ribbons with messages on them. These kids really enjoyed taking home their very own trees! #FRG
bubble-wrap-plaster-texture-snakeskin....this is soooo cool! I can't believe she used bubble wrap!
Wrap plaster-cloth strips (from a crafts store) around a balloon, following the directions on the plaster-cloth package. Leave open spaces as you wrap. When dry, remove the balloon and use a crafts knife to cut an opening for inserting the light. Place sphere over an orange or white battery-operated votive. Set your spheres on clear glass cake stands or similar displays.
50 Easy Fall Decorating Projects
My 'Mod-rock' Sunflowers. These were made from layers of paper wrapped with wet plaster caste bandages and then painted with poster paints, yet to varnished and have stems attached to them!
HACKED :: Sasso vase | Japan based 224 Porcelain :: How about plaster of paris or paper mache painted white? Just partially blow up a balloon to the size of a small ball, wrap it in strips of paper or plaster, let it dry, pop the balloon & paint white! Here's a tutorial on the paper mache method: http://www.lifespelledjen.com/search?q=paper+mache | #hack #vases
HACKED :: Sasso vase | Japan based 224 Porcelain :: How about plaster of paris or paper mache painted white? Just partially blow up a balloon to the size of a small ball, wrap it in strips of paper or plaster, let it dry, pop the balloon & paint white! Here's a tutorial on the paper mache method: www.lifespelledje... | #hack #vases
Cardboard tube cats Isn't it unbelievable that these gorgeous cats are made using cardboard tubes?