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Perry Van Veen

3 Years Ago

Anyone Using Recycled Material In Art?

I have been experimenting with using different kinds of materials in my art pieces. Here is a piece that I did using a discarded suitcase to go with the theme of travel. Other items used were paper, cardboard, and of course airplane scrap metal. Post here if you used recycled material in your work.

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/memories-perry-van-veen.html

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Tony Murray

3 Years Ago

About 75% of my work is based on or created from recycled materials.
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Tom Druin

3 Years Ago

gandhi memorial...amazing work....organic art from mother nature -recycling on another level....Art Prints .Sell Art Online .

 

Joseph Baril

3 Years Ago



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Perry Van Veen

3 Years Ago

Thank you for sending me these pictures of various art pieces using recycled materials..Keep sending me more....love it.

 

Francesa Miller

3 Years Ago

I've begun using wooden pallets to make art. I add sea shells, palm tree parts.
I've already sold these two.
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Perry Van Veen

3 Years Ago

Francesa, you have a real eye for detail and I love your use of pallets

 

Francesa Miller

3 Years Ago

Thanks. It was hard throwing the pallets away that came in to my day job. Many of them were oak and poplar; good, beautiful wood. I just wish they were easier to take apart.

 

OTIL ROTCOD

3 Years Ago

I used newspaper in my art, and also used plywood as based for my art pieces.
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Alfred Ng

3 Years Ago

Do I recycle? all the time and almost anything. here is one of my latest leaf cut on a bamboo leaf.

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Perry Van Veen

3 Years Ago

Alfred , your work is very intricate and shows much detail. Very neat idea?

 

Carmen Hathaway

3 Years Ago

I haven't recently...but did use various shells, netting, glass, metals, etc. in various collages...will find images & post later...

This artist's rice plant leaves & straw originals are a marvel -- enjoy Rajan Koshy's creativity at http://www.etsy.com/shop/museumshop?ref=hdr

No color, paint or dye added to the natural color of the materials in most of the pieces.

 

Shawna Rowe

3 Years Ago

I recycle my massive magazine collection into these collages.
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Perry Van Veen

3 Years Ago

Shawna, you are a really fine artist. I like your idea of using magazines...great stuff

 

Shawna Rowe

3 Years Ago

Thank you Perry. :)

 

Dan Daugherty

3 Years Ago

Shawna.... Love those Collages... How's the City scape going?

I can't post all my work here, But every single piece of my work is created from Pre-used Materials... Steel things from every corner of the Spectrum...

I have been working on this Idea for a few days, and I'm loving it as it keeps getting more exciting, but I'm not letting on what it is yet... What do you think??

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Dan Daugherty

3 Years Ago

There are more pieces to it that are not shown, but I couldn't fit all of them in the Picture...LOL

 

Shawna Rowe

3 Years Ago

@Dan It's coming along, but slowly, too many other things to do. I am intrigued by this next piece of yours, keep us updated!

 

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