Course Overview

Enjoy the relaxation of play! Bring your used plastic/paper/string/wire/cardboard/found stuff with an idea to make it useful and/or artful. Supply list is cheap and easy!

Learn how to glue and sculpt with materials, paint them or not, display them with pride!

What You'll Learn

  • Learn to make recycled materials useful and artful!
  • Learn to think creatively about reusable materials in the context of art
  • Create interesting and beautiful projects from your recycled materials!
  • Learn how to critique artworks, be able to provide and receive constructive feedback on your works and others.

Who Should Attend

Are you creative and do you like projects? Would you like to learn how to create art from items that would end up in the recycle bin? This is the class for you.

Additional Information

Supply List

  • Latex gloves if you don't like glue or paint on your hands
  • Apron
  • Gesso
  • acrylic paint (yellow, red, blue, titanium white)
  • Liquitex Gloss Medium (it's a great plastic glue)  and glue gun if you're familiar with that but the Liquitex works better than Super Glue.
  • newspaper
  • 2 containers (1 small for glue, 1 medium for water for paint)
  • I have lots of containers (plastic bottles, boxes, etc.) that I will bring. But if you have a container of sorts you want to make something with, please bring it.
  • Any small pieces of wire, ribbon, fabric, etc., is nice to use, as well.
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In-Person Class
12:00PM to 3:00PM
Oct 11, 2024 to Nov 08, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
fee non-credit $159.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 08, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 08, 2024

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This class is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment.

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