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Picasso Inspired TP Guy! November 15 2013

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Today is America Recycles Day which inspired us to create a craft from recycled materials! 

We also used the artist Picasso as our inspiration! Picasso was a leader in the creation of a new form of art called Cubism.  A Cubist uses their imagination to break an object down into shapes, and then put them back together in a new fun way. Here is an example of one of Picasso’s faces. 

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Now onto our...


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Garth Britzman made this colorful canopy with recycled plastic bottles partially filled with liquid. 


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Dan Phillips builds low income housing out of recycled material.... March 23 2012



Dan Phillips builds low income housing out of recycled material.

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This is our second look at the amazing work of Agustina Woodgate. Absolutely brilliant!


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16 ft rug made from recycled stuffed animal skins. woah!


Talk about recycling! El Anatsui makes all these beautiful... January 17 2012



Talk about recycling!

El Anatsui makes all these beautiful artworks with aluminum seals, tops of bottles, and folded and rolled drink caps. They are woven together like a beautiful tapestry.