Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Tutorial - Water Bottle Sculpture

Turn empty water bottles into an art project

Tutorial at Vicki Smith Art with Kids Blog

"This was a collaborative art project that I did with all the children in the school where I teach and inspired by the American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. My husband brought home the empty Poland Spring bottles from work and I washed them all in sudsy water in our basement utility sink. My husband also helped out by making this handy drying rack. Each bottle was painted twice with contrasting colors of Martha Stewart's acrylic craft paint. She has some beautiful metallics. When the bottles are cut apart, the first color shows on the inside of the bottle and the second coat shows on the outside".... Read more


  1. Thank you for posting my project!

  2. You are welcome Vicki. I always enjoy your tutorials.