Sunday, March 20, 2011

Styrofoam Printing

I got some takeout food the other day in a styrofoam container, instead of throwing it away, I decided to make some printing plates from the foam. I just cut the Styrofoam into large flat pieces and carved into the foam with a ball point pen. Then I rolled acrylic paint over the top and then laid the paper over it and rubbed the back of the paper. I then lifted the print off. I should have added a little dish soap to the paint to help it adhere to the foam, it was fun any way.


5 comments:

  1. great idea! The prints turned out great! Maybe I'll order Chinese take out tonight :)

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  2. Fantastic!!!
    Great work... very inspiring :]

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  3. this is great- I love to brainstorm crafty ideas with everyday things we typically throw away- prolly cause there's no stress of messing it up! really looking forward to talking you workshop at Artfest in a few weeks! :)

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  4. These are SO COOL! I've got to order too much food tonight so that I can get a box!

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