Monday, October 22, 2012

Cardboard Boxes- Reclaimed!

Cardboard is a very plentiful material around a middle school building, while money for art funds is not, leading us to studying the artist Mark Langan

Mark does a remarkable job at taking a simple, recyclable material and turning it into a magnificent piece of art. His work resides in large corporate headquarters around the United States and many other countries. The 8th grade students learned about texture, both visual and real, and then learned how to manipulate their material. They created 6 6x6" or 5x5" squares from corrugated cardboard and had to build, using only white glue, texture on 5 sides.  The results are below:

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