How to Create 3D Words by Using Old Newspapers

Old newspapers can be used to create many things. One of those things is 3-D words. You can use old newspapers and create your name, or some funky phrases. It can be made by using old newspapers, tissue papers and glue!

Steps

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    Take a piece of white paper and draw two parallel lines, according to the size of the words you want to create.
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    Divide the lines into blocks, according to the number of words you want to create.
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    After dividing it, take an old newspaper.
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    Tear the newspaper into long pieces and fold those pieces into tubes and press them firmly.
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    Bend those tubes into the shape of the letter which you want to create.
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    Paste those letters into the blocks drawn on the white paper.
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    After pasting all the letters, press them firmly so that they stick well on the white paper.
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    Take the mixture of glue and water. Mix one proportion of water to two proportions of glue.
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    Apply the mixture on the words using a paint brush.
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    Paste small pieces of tissue paper on the words.
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    Apply more glue mixture onto the words and repeat the process.
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    After applying glue and tissue paper properly, leave it to dry.
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    When it is dry and ready, start painting it, you can use oil paints or water colors to paint it.
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    You can simply paint it by using a single color.
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    You can also make different patterns on the words to make it look good.
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    You can create your name or any other phrases.

Tips

  • Using oil paints will enhance the words.
  • Use a flat brush to apply the glue on the newspaper.
  • Use more glue for applying tissue paper.

Warnings

  • Use only old newspapers.
  • Press the newspaper firmly, because sometimes it does not stick properly.

Things You'll Need

  • Old newspapers
  • Tissue paper
  • White paper
  • Paint brushes
  • Glue
  • Water
  • Oil paints or water colors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler

Article Info

Categories: Kids' Crafts