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The European Week for Waste Reduction 2017

Thursday - Flora


Part 2 – Making use of the plastic bottles and other plastic materials

These are some of the plastic bottles used to create the collage.



I used orange and yellow plastic bottles to create the hair.  In the picture below, you may find how I created the curly hair by making use of tweezers, blades and zigzag scissors.  

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The final results of the hair may be seen hereunder:

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Other coloured plastic is used to cover the rest of the creation.  I made use of greens and blues representing the grass and the skies.  I cut out the plastic and put it in a folded cardboard and while passing the hot iron it will create bubble effect.

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From transparent plastic bottles I created the turquoise water.  These were cut into square pieces and the colour was created by making use of blue and green glitter nail polishes.  

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Hereunder, you may find plants, flower and leaves from my creation made from green coloured plastic bottles. 

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Creating more leaves and tiny flowers from accessories and other plastic materials.

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The finished piece of art:

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Jane Agius


The European Week for Waste Reduction 2017


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