IF Kids: What Artists Do with Tape


"Sum Times" by Aakash Nihalani

Tape, that sticky stuff we use to seal packages and mend pipes, is a flexible medium for creating art, whether paintings, sculptures or installations.  With the range of colors and patterns now available, the possibilities are endless.  Brooklyn-based artist Aakash Nihalani uses it to draw attention to the mundane, filling the space with wonder and surprise, while Rebecca Ward uses it to make her intricate, large and colorful installations.

Tape Art Work (1)


Want to try making art with tape?  Here are a few blog filled with ideas to get you started!

Use it as a stencil or masking device when painting.
IF Kids Project – April 17, 2013
Laurie Freeman’s Blog

Make a collage.
Mother of All Trips
Art Projects for Kids

Create a sculpture.
Creative Jewish Mom

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Thomas James

Thomas James

Thomas James is an Illustrator who has worked with The New York Times, WIRED, Pentagram, Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and many others. You can see his portfolio at thomasjamesillustration.com.
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Posted by Thomas James on 05/01/13 under IF Kids


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