AUTOPLAY
Cardboard Sculpture
18 steps
Create a sculpture using recycled materials from home
1. Create a sculpture using recycled materials from home
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You will need cardboard materials, scissors, a hot glue gun, regular glue, or tape
2. You will need cardboard materials, scissors, a hot glue gun, regular glue, or tape
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I started with a small box
3. I started with a small box
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First try scoring your cardboard with the edge of your scissors to make folds
4. First try scoring your cardboard with the edge of your scissors to make folds
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Attach the scored cardboard with glue
5. Attach the scored cardboard with glue
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Next try making a flange on a paper towel roll
6. Next try making a flange on a paper towel roll
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Glue your flanged cardboard to your sculpture
7. Glue your flanged cardboard to your sculpture
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Next try using a slot to form your cardboard
8. Next try using a slot to form your cardboard
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Find a place on your sculpture to attach it
9. Find a place on your sculpture to attach it
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Next try using tabs to reinforce your structure
10. Next try using tabs to reinforce your structure
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I added tabs to the side of my sculpture
11. I added tabs to the side of my sculpture
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Look to add curves and other forms- like parts of an egg carton
12. Look to add curves and other forms- like parts of an egg carton
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Keep moving around your sculpture to see what you need to add
13. Keep moving around your sculpture to see what you need to add
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Make sure your base is sturdy
14. Make sure your base is sturdy
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Add elements that complete your sculpture
15. Add elements that complete your sculpture
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Keep working on until you are satisfied
16. Keep working on until you are satisfied
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Next I will add paint
17. Next I will add paint
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But for now I’m happy with my sculpture that I think of as structure. Have fun!
18. But for now I’m happy with my sculpture that I think of as structure. Have fun!
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