3-D Initials

Using an analogous color scheme.

You will be using all three of your initials for this project.

Begin: Fill the space on the cardboard with ONE initial. That means that each letter will be about twelve inches tall. As you begin to draw your first initial you will be making it a block letter and each piece of the letter (meaning each side, stem, etc. that is needed to write that letter) needs to be about 2 1/2 to 3 inches wide.

Once you have your first letter drawn you will use an x-acto knife to cut it out. Make sure you have a cutting mat and that you are using the x-acto knife the way I demonstrated for the most efficient and safe cutting.

After your first initial is cut out get a second piece of cardboard and trace your letter then cut it out.

To add side we need pieces the length of each area it will be attached to and these side pieces need to be between 2 and 2 1/2 inches wide. These side pieces will be attached to one of your letters using masking tape. Then you will also add the back letter.  MAKE sure each side is securely attached.

Once you have your first letter in a 3-D block style you may begin working on your second initial. The same process is used for each letter.

After all three initials are created we will be papier mache to make them stronger.

Comment Stream