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Re: Here's a Sculpure Medium Idea

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Iteachart7_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Sat Oct 28 2000 - 14:52:58 PDT


In a message dated 10/28/00 12:10:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
ARTNSOUL12@aol.com writes:

<< Try soaking "fiberfill", the polyester material used for stuffing
> pillows, etc., in Pritt Art Paste until it's a mushy consistency. The
> fiberfill comes in big bags and goes a long way. What a fabulous
sculpture
> medium! My 5th graders used it over a styrofoam ball for the heads of
> their "President Busts" They could easily form features and although
> light, it dried hard with every facial feature in clear detail. Over this
I
> had the students put one layer of brown grocery bags which were soaked in
> water overnight, wrung out, torn in small pieces, dipped in Pritt Art
> Paste, and smoothed over the fiberfill form. With skin colored paint and
> hair added, the kids are really excited about their successes!

>>
Hey,
Do you think Dryer lint would work the same way? It's free! I always get
great lint after a load of towels!
Gabrielle