Media & Techniques

How to Use Drywall Mud in Your Art Room

Are you looking for new materials to bring into your art room? Why not consider drywall mud? It’s an inexpensive, forgiving material that allows students to play with depth and texture. Watch the video to see some different techniques to try!

While you’re at the hardware store, check out this article from our archives for some other materials you can pick up for your classroom.

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Have you ever used drywall mud in your classroom?

What other non-traditional sculpture materials do your students enjoy? 

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Luke Nielsen

Luke Nielsen, a high school art educator, is a former AOEU contributor.

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