Hi dear members! Working with re-purposed and found objects is also called altered art. Because you basically take an existing object and give it a new look or function. You change it and alter it with mixed media techniques and materials. Last time we explored how to use re-purposed and found objects as tools. Today we’ll learn how to use them in two new ways: Upcycle or recycle as a base for the project. For example alter an old box or use a few boxes to make a wall hanging. Add as texture or embellishments to a project. Create texture on a canvas with metal parts and cogwheels. USE A REPURPOSED OBJECT AS A BASE FOR A PROJECT You can use any object to re-purpose or alter. Here are some examples of how you can take an object and turn it into something else. From left to right: Cd’s turned into an 4 …
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