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Broken minimalistic geometric puzzle contrasting color canvas art.
Geometric puzzle made out of a cardboard box, painted, and cut up and glued on a canvas board.

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  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Geometric Puzzle Canvas Art  - Step 1
    Step 1

    First cut the box open so it is flat out and has no sides taped together.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Geometric Puzzle Canvas Art  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Then measure a 12”x 16” rectangle and cut it out.

  • Step 3

    Using a ruler, draw random lines on the board so it becomes a geometric pattern.
    Cut the shapes out, but make sure to not scatter them around or it’ll lose its place in the puzzle.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Geometric Puzzle Canvas Art  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint about half of the board with 3 coats of white paint and the other half with 1 coat of black paint. Since the board is darker in color, you need to use more coats of white paint to cover up the color of the board.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Geometric Puzzle Canvas Art  - Step 5
    Step 5

    After the paint dries up, paint the board with acrylic gloss. It may seem blue on the outside but after it dries up the acrylic gloss becomes a clear glossy color.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Geometric Puzzle Canvas Art  - Step 6
    Step 6

    While the acrylic gloss dries, paint the canvas board with the light colored paint.
    After the canvas board paint dries, place the geometric pieces on the board leaving a centimeter of space between each piece.
    Glue down the pieces using regular all purpose glue. After it dries you are done! Enjoy your cool artwork!

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