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Topic: Help for art project! I need something BIG.  (Read 665 times)
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« on: November 16, 2006 07:05:11 PM »

For my art project(that's due on Tuesday, of course), we have to make the largest sculpture we can, and the materials have to be under $10. 

I have been through several ideas but can't think of anything worthy of making, which is why I'm kind of down to the wire now. 

I'm thinking some kind of shelf(since I need some anyways).  I can get all the materials from a thrift store or something, but the only materials we're allowed to use that were NOT bought for under 10$ is like glue, paint, etc.

Brainstorming?  I'm going to post this in the housewares discussion board too, to get as many ideas as quickly as possible! 

Thanks guys, I know someone will come up with something.  Right?!


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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2006 07:35:54 PM »

i say make some extravagent with paper mache.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2006 07:39:49 PM »

Have you hit thrift stores looking for furniture under $10? The thrift stores around here have some killer furniture for under $10, and that would be nice and big. Smiley


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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2006 06:11:56 AM »

You can probably pick up a shelf (or other furn.) at a thrift store for under $10.  Decoupage would be artsy.  You can use an old mag., news papers, etc.You might even find something to work with in the thrift shop (games and puzzle pieces, maps, cheap prints, old books, recycled fabrics, ties,  etc.)Remember that you can always put a final coat to protect it on later, since this will probably run you over the price limit (unless they consider it paint?)

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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2006 11:09:38 AM »

Thanks guys, I was thinking some cheap furniture at a thrift store too... I just need to find time to go searching!  Huh

And I think a final coating, like mod podge?, wouldn't be considered part of the 10 bucks.


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exist. what could mean more than this?
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