How to Make a Pizza Box Sculpture

by Nicole Martinez


  • Pizza box
  • Paper towels (cheapos)
  • Elmer's glue
  • Water
  • Acrylic paint
  • Pencil
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Essential Question. How does texture and value relate to each other?

    Step 2

    Objective. I will create 3-dimensional texture using a pizza box, paper towels, and glue diluted with water. I will create a monochromatic flower using acrylic paint.

    Step 3

    Inspired by O'Keeffe.

    Step 4

    Another finished product.

    Step 5

    Begin by folding your pizza box. you will draw on the backside of the box.

    Step 6

    Draw your image on a pizza box. Make sure that your image goes off all three sides.

    Step 7

    Dip your paper towels in solution of 1/2 water and half glue. Then begin building the texture. Use the ridges of the paper towel to create texture and movement.

    Step 8

    An example of a portrait.

    Step 9

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Begin painting after everything is dry. Will create a monochromatic painting. Start with one color, then brush in your darker value and lighter tones.

    Step 12

    Rubric. Is it creative? Did you take your time? Do you use good craftsmanship? Is the composition interesting? Did you use three different values?