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Recycled Paper and Paper Casting for 3-D works of Art with Helen O’Connor

Make beautiful paper 3-D art using recycled paper, blenders and screens. Additions of leaves, dried flowers, glitter, etc. make for exciting textures and effects. Newly formed sheets of paper will be cast on found objects or plasticine models to make sculpture. Projects can be painted or embellished with beads, feathers, etc. to be mounted on the wall or suspended from the ceiling as hanging pieces.

Grade Suitability:


Maximum Class Size:

This project is done in groups of 4-6

Time Required:

4 hours for 16-24 students

Material Cost:

$20 material fee (artist provides all materials and equipment required)

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Helen O’Connor

Helen O’Connor is well known for her interesting work as visual artist working in a variety of media: watercolour, acrylic, encaustic, willow sculpture, papermaking, printmaking, mural painting and bookmaking. She presents engaging arts programming that always produces enthusiastic learning. Helen enjoys travelling to communities to share her many project ideas with children.

Contact: (867) 334-4292


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