Paper Craft

Paper Craft

April 3, 2020

Would you like to make a work of art inspired by Carly Glovinski, an artist featured in our exhibition Recent Acquisitions: History in the Making? Grab some supplies and follow along!


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CARLY GLOVINSKI, Leisure Weave 14, 2017. Ink and correction fluid on woven vellum and Bristol.20 x16 inches. Gift of the artist and Morgan Lehman Gallery, 2018.03. ©Carly Glovinski. Used by permission.

For this project, you will need:

  • Two pieces of white paper (8.5 x 11 or 9 x 12)
  • One ruler
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Colored pencils, markers, or crayons
  • Glue or tape


Step 1: Grab two pieces of white paper.
Glovinsky project 1

Step 2: Fold one piece of paper in half (hamburger-fold).
glovinsky project-folded paper

Step 3: The folded crease should now be the bottom of your paper. Draw lines one inch apart from the fold on the bottom towards the top of your paper, leaving about a one inch margin at the top.
Glovinsky project 2

 Step 4: Carefully cut along your lines.
Glovinsky project 3

Step 6: Now grab your other piece of paper. Cut it into one inch strips.
Glovinsky project 5

Step 7: Decorate the paper strips with colored pencils, markers, or crayons.
Glovinsky project -color strip

Step 8: Weave the colorful strips of paper through your loom, following an over-under pattern.
Glovinsky project - weave the paper

Step 9: Continue until your loom is full! Then, glue or tape the ends of each strip to keep your weaving in place. Decorate your loom with more colors and patterns.
Glovinsky Project-final

Want to learn more about artist Carly Glovinsky? Check out this Q&A!