Project: Create a Cardboard Sculpture
Use recycled materials to create a monochromatic sculpture inspired by the assemblage artworks of Louise Nevelson.
In this NEU To Do for Kids project, young artists will work with found cardboard objects and paint to create a monochromatic sculpture within a box frame. The students will assemble the found objects to create positive and negative spaces and explore how light and shadow can enhance their sculptures.
- Cardboard box (with the top removed) to be used as a frame
- Mix of different types of cardboard (shipping boxes, paper towel and toilet paper tubes, egg crates, etc.)
- Artists glue or a hot glue gun with glue sticks
- Black or White paint and paintbrushes (optional)
- Newspaper or tarp to protect your work surfaces.
Be sure to share your creations with us on social media #NEUtoDoKids!
These activities were created in collaboration with the Neuberger Museum of Art Education Department and Diana Puglisi, Curator of Education, Youth & Adult Programs.