DIY wood pallet flag knock off made with foam.
Inspiration.. Foam faux brick breakaway column. Nice!!
Diy Decorative Faux "Stone" Column made with Foam pool noodles - Tutorial
Techniques using Kapa-line foamboard - Faux wood texture created with a wire brush & painted with raw umber & light grey acrylic paint.
Faux Pallet Wall Art made with Foam
styrofoam/foam board inspiration
DIY Styrofoam Faux Brick Wall.
The Creative Imperative - making faux brick out of styrofoam/foam insulation panels.
Tip - use a Melon Baller for sculpting or shaping styrofoam.
How to create a sandblasted effect on stryofoam using a vinyl (or contact paper) stencil and oil based spray paint. - Step-by-Step Tutorial
good info •Working with STYROFOAM: glues to use, bases, carving, weathering techniques, painting & sealing [3 pages]
Printmaking using Foam Insulation board from Lowe's and carved using an xacto knife (10 bucks for a huge piece of insulation board) - OH yeah! Can't wait to do this!!
Helpful Tips & Techniques for making things out of Foam Board - Tutorial shows how to make a faux weapon, but lots of good general info. for making shapes, creating smooth texture etc..
Inspiration - Melted Styrofoam Sculptures made from dripping petroleum based paints onto blocks of styrofoam & allowing the paint to dissolve it in certain areas. (you could use colored paints for a different effect)
Concrete dipped styrofoam...much lighter and easier than casting concrete.
Rose made from pieces of packing styrofoam. Great idea.. then just cover with gesso and paint!
Product Love - FOAMCOAT: a non-toxic, water based coating for styrofoam and polystyrene foam, as well as other surfaces. It provides a hard, durable finish that resists chipping and cracking, yet can be sanded smooth or carved to add detailing.
Using a Dremmel tool to cut, sand and add detail to blue/pink insulation foam.
Tips & Techniques for working with "Kapa-Line" Foam Board - this foam board has a peelable paper covering over an ivory/beige colored foam. The paper can be carefully peeled off to use the soft foam layer beneath. This foam layer can then be easily inscribed, carved, sanded, embossed or ‘broken down’ to create different textures & effects.
Easy way to carve letters and create texture and shape in styrofoam.