Creative art from toilet paper roll

Toilet paper rolls … every home has them, but artist Anastassia Eliasput in the time and effort to turn these ordinary, dull-brown & disposable cardboard tubes into delicate and precise works of creative recycled craft. But be careful of paper cuts!

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Each piece has to be carefully cut from inside so as not to disturb the exterior of the roll – an almost absurdly gentle approach to one of the most commonplace waste materials on the planet … yet somehow reminiscent of the ancient art of painting inside of blown-glass balls, which had only the smallest of openings on one side.

toilet paper roll craft

The scenes are intentionally domestic, a subtle reference to the source material (itself of modest and simple origins). People are shown idling at home or sitting, bored, in the midst of a meeting or classroom setting. While unlikely to make the rounds in high society or at gallery openings, these do go to show just how something as simple as a toilet paper roll can become the basis of an impressive personal arts & crafts project.

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