20-year-old Taiwanese student Kai-Xiang Xhong has the unique hobby of constructing astonishingly intricate and realistic works of art from cardboard. Recently, Xhong used the humble medium to build a life-size replication of Iron Man that looks every bit like the suit from the movies. Each detail is reproduced perfectly, right down to the glowing chest …
Patianne Stevenson sculpts her favorite foods from recycled cardboard... that is, when she is not painting them or creating new recipes for cooking and eating them. Her sculpturing skills are so satisfying to look at, that I call them eye cake! You'll see why.
LESSON 2: Objective- working in small groups, students will create a cardboard relief that illustrates an EoA, while working in a series (about 4-9 pieces). Later, combine each series set to create 1 large display of the elements of art. Maybe exclude the EoA: Color.
Jennifer Collier explores the 'remaking' of household objects by stitching found and recycled papers. Her practice focuses on creating work from paper; by bonding, waxing, trapping and stitching she produces unusual paper ‘fabrics’, which are used to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects. The papers are treated as if cloth, with the main technique employed being stitch; a contemporary twist on traditional textiles. www.unittwelve.co.uk
cardboard shoe.... this could be a good alternative to the Claes Oldenberg project I did last year. Instead of using plaster and papier mache then paint, just use the cardboard and brown paper. Should reduce the amount of time it took.