AUTOPLAY
Recycled Planters
19 steps
Hi everyone! My name is Kayleigh Treshman and I am a programming intern at Art with a Heart.
1. Hi everyone! My name is Kayleigh Treshman and I am a programming intern at Art with a Heart.
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Art with a Heart is a nonprofit organization based in Baltimore, MD.
2. Art with a Heart is a nonprofit organization based in Baltimore, MD.
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AWAH’s mission is to enhance the lives of people in need through visual art!
3. AWAH’s mission is to enhance the lives of people in need through visual art!
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OBJECTIVE: Use recycled materials to create a unique planter for growing flowers or herbs.
4. OBJECTIVE: Use recycled materials to create a unique planter for growing flowers or herbs.
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OBJECTIVE: To learn about artist Leo Sewell and create artwork in his “found object” style.
5. OBJECTIVE: To learn about artist Leo Sewell and create artwork in his “found object” style.
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Leo Sewell was born in Annapolis, Maryland
6. Leo Sewell was born in Annapolis, Maryland
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His artworks are assemblages of metal, wood & plastic found in trash, yard sales & flea markets
7. His artworks are assemblages of metal, wood & plastic found in trash, yard sales & flea markets
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In the last 50 years, Sewell has made over 4,000 pieces of art!
8. In the last 50 years, Sewell has made over 4,000 pieces of art!
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Gather up the materials to your own create recycled planter!
9. Gather up the materials to your own create recycled planter!
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Choose a recycled object. Be sure to clean it and remove the labels!
10. Choose a recycled object. Be sure to clean it and remove the labels!
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Cut the bottle in half. Make sure its big enough to create a design!
11. Cut the bottle in half. Make sure its big enough to create a design!
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Prime the bottom half with white paint. It will make it easier to paint and design.
12. Prime the bottom half with white paint. It will make it easier to paint and design.
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While your paint dries, decide what kind of planter you want to make!
13. While your paint dries, decide what kind of planter you want to make!
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Draw your design on a piece of paper or directly on your planter.
14. Draw your design on a piece of paper or directly on your planter.
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Paint your recycled planter!
15. Paint your recycled planter!
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Add eyes, nose, mouth, hair/fur, or any other decorations and features.
16. Add eyes, nose, mouth, hair/fur, or any other decorations and features.
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You may need to use hot glue or krazy glue to reinforce your decorations to make sure they stay on!
17. You may need to use hot glue or krazy glue to reinforce your decorations to make sure they stay on!
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Add mod podge if you want to seal your decorations and paint on your planter.
18. Add mod podge if you want to seal your decorations and paint on your planter.
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Let your planter dry. When dry, add plants and watch them grow!
19. Let your planter dry. When dry, add plants and watch them grow!
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Thanks for watching!