The most recent O-riginal Art Activity pay tribute to Jeffrey Cook. Inspired by his use of recycled materials, this activity utilizes paper to construct a sculpture.
Explore the meaning of home and create your paper house.Download Activity
Jeffrey Cook was a New Orleans artist from Central City. He was known for his use of found objects and readily available materials in his sculptural work.
Cardboard, Masking Tape, Glue sticks, Cardstock, Markers
Step 1: What does home mean to you? Think about what words or colors represent home to you.
Step 2: Pick out a sheet and two square pieces of the colors that you want.
Step 3: Use a glue stick to glue one square piece in the middle of the sheet. Use scissors to cut the other square into a triangle. Glue the triangle on top of the square.
Step 4: Decorate your house and two strips of cardboard with paper and words that remind you of home.
Step 5: Use masking tape to tape the cardboard pieces to outline your house.