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How to Make a Takashi Murakami Flower Sculpture

Updated: Apr 5, 2020

Artists of Any Age Can Make This Cool Art!

About the Artist: Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami is a famous Japanese contemporary artist. You may have seen his work in collaborations with famous celebrities and brands like Kanye West, Louis Vuitton, Pharrell, Vogue, and more. He's known for his super fun characters, bright colors, and anime-like style. One thing you'll see a lot in his work is flowers that have big, bright smiles on their faces.


Today we're going to recycled supplies. Why would you recycle? To SAVE THE EARTH! Reusing materials is a great way to prevent trash from going to landfills and makes for a great tool to make cool art.


What You'll Need

- Cardboard boxes

- Cereal/snack boxes

- Scissors

- Pencil

- Ruler

- Masking tape

- Two paper plates

- Acrylic paints

- Paintbrushes

- Water jar

- Paper towels

- Cardboard tube (like from a wrapping paper roll!)


Step 1: Plan Your Cutouts