The word ‘recycling’ means converting junk or worthless substances into useful materials. Nowadays scientists and industrialists use this form to create many materials. But a group of artists has found these junk materials useful long years ago. They use these worthless and junk materials to create different forms of art. Like land art, this is a completely different branch of sustainable art. The artists who create this art form are highly creative and invest long hours to practice this type of eco art.
How artists create recycled art?
First of all, artists try to find different types of unused or junk materials. These materials have no particular size or color or class. It can be a button, a broken wooden chair, an empty can, a plastic box, or a useless metal plate. But whatever be the material, it must be broken or worthless. Then, they collect these items and gather them in one place. After that, they concentrate and invent different types of artistic concepts. Finally, they use these junk materials to create some impressive and useful art.
Does this ‘recycling art’ look beautiful?
This art looks beautiful. But, it’s a different type of visual art. Artists can create 2D and 3D art from junk materials. Hence, this art may not be always colorful. Now, some artists create raw recycled art forms. This means they don’t use anything but junk materials to create their arts. But, some artists incorporate colors and small useful materials to give their artistic deigns an impressive look. Hence, the beauty of this recycled art varies.
Can this art be used to decorate rooms?
Yes, modern homes use these art forms to decorate their rooms. In reality, this ‘Junk art’ creates some abstract ideas. These abstract ideas look completely different. So, people often use this recycled art to create top-notch modern art in their homes.
How does this art help the ecology of our Earth?
Humans are producing tons of waste materials every second. This waste is ruining our Earth’s atmosphere and soil. ‘Recycling art’ is helping our Earth. Artists are using the waste materials and our Earth is getting back her life. Thus, recycled art is a boon to our beautiful world.
How can artists use recycled art in day-to-day life?
Artists can create many beautiful and useful arts from waste materials. Some examples are given below to describe this art form more profoundly.
Recycling Art Examples
Recycled Art Example One – Halloween Emoji
Take some hollow cold-drink cans, some buttons, papers, and some colors. Now, paste the buttons on the cans (as eyes). Then, color it in different ways. You can cut and paste papers to create facial expressions and hairs. You can make such countless Halloween emojis.
Recycled Art Example Two – Mobile Phone Holder
Collect a small plastic bottle. Then, cut the bottom of the bottle. Now, use a shoelace to hang the bottle. You can make holes to fit the shoelaces. At last color it beautifully and your phone holder is ready.
Recycled Art Example Three – Toilet Art
You can use old toilets, bathroom accessories and toilet paper to create different images. To create an industrial piece of art, look for old toilets and clean them up, paint them and use your imagination to create a flushing toilet artistic installation that speaks volumes about the modern world.
One way to create toilet paper art is to tear up toilet paper and use a thick art paper. After that, use glue to paste those torn papers. You can give it any shape and it can be a human face or a great countryside house. Color it and hang it on the wall as a beautiful painting.
Recycled Art Example Four – Robot Trash Can
To create it, you need a trash can, a broken bike, some nuts, and a lampshade. Now, the trash can will be the robot’s body and the rods of the bike will be the robot’s hands. You can use the lampshade to cover the trash can’s head. After that, use the nuts as the robot’s eyes. Use some appropriate colors to make the robot look realistic. Now, this trash can has become a robot trash can. It’s useful and attractive.
Recycled Art Example Five – Candle Holder
Take a metal can and keep its bottom. Then, use a nail or screwdriver to make holes on its body. Then, use a metal wire to hang the can. After that, keep a burning candle inside the can and hang it outside your house. It will be a praise-worthy art.
This list can go on and on. Because creativity never stops in the world of art. Likewise ‘recycling art’ also has a never-ending creative aspect. Hence, artists can use this art form to create outstanding visual arts.