Deconstructing in order to build: this is how Laurent Craste captivates us.
Starting with an everyday object, we’ll draw from our imaginations to reinvent it.
Using a tin can and your imagination, create a vase by destroying its main function and reinventing it.
- Tin can
- Acrylic paint
- Feathers, ribbons, beads, stickers, etc.
Here’s an example of an object modification – in this case, a tin can:
Soak the tin can in hot water for 1 hour before the activity begins.
Once the labels are removed, start by applying paint.
Finally, customize your can using feathers, ribbons, beads, stickers, …
Food for Thought
Creation can grow from deconstruction!
This is Laurent Craste’s philosophy as an artist.
Do you have any broken or damaged items at home or at school? Try reusing them to create brand-new works of art!