Introduction: Newspaper Abstract Sculpture

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If you have a pile of old newspaper lying around, consider UPcycling it by turning it into a cool abstract sculpture.

All you need is newspaper, masking tape, a recycled cardboard box and acrylic paint!

This project is easy and unique everytime!

Step 1: Roll Up Newspaper

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Take different sized sheets of newspaper and roll it up in to tubes of various width. Use tape to secure the tube together. Twist the tubes into interesting forms.

Step 2: Glue the Tubes to Your Base

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Use hot glue to secure the tubes onto a base (a recycled cardboard box).

Step 3: Paint the Sculpture Black

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Paint the entire sculpture solid black to cover up the box, newsprint, tape and glue.

Step 4: Decorate the Sculpture

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Use different colours of paint to decorate the sculpture. Consider adding other embellishments like feathers, buttons, or glitter to enhance the sculpture even more. Beautiful!


Fae59 (author)2016-10-24

A*great idea for my living room wall, I will post pic as soon as I make it. :-$

seamster (author)2014-11-19

Nicely done. You can't beat using old newspapers for art!

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