Stabiles are standing kinetic sculptures. Many artists make stabiles that are large. What You Need pipe cleaner, tape, paper, scissors, and clothes pins Try This?
Puppets are an easy toy to make at home. What You Need paper, scissors, and brads Try this?
Rolled up cardboard can make an interesting artmaking tool. What Do You Need cardboard, hot glue, paper, and ink Try this? Glue the stamps. Let dry. Dip in ink or acrylic
This is one of the easiest forms of book binding. What you need Paper, straw, and string or raffia Try this? This is a simple way to make a book that mimics a stab binding.
This simple project is a great way to make a book using only your hands and paper.
Many artists choose to make their sculptures abstract, rather than realistic. When you have fewer details, everything you include takes on greater importance. Try your hands at making simple sculptures. How much personality can you put into your abstract figurative sculpture?
Drawing can be scary, but switching up can make it more accessible. Pipecleaners are basically bendy lines. Grab a couple to use to draw forms, like people. Then go back to a pencil and paper to draw the same forms.
Glass isn’t easy to make at home, but you can mimic the translucent qualities of glass using plastic and paint. These suncatchers are easy and fun.
Monoprints are simple. You add color to a flat surface, and then apply that surface to the paper. Unlike other prints, you can only print the ‘plate’ once or twice. Bubblewrap as the plate adds another layer of texture to your print.