Italian artist Francesca Pasquali assembles drinking straws to create amazing three-dimensional art installations. The colorful plastic materials are cut to varying lengths and arranged in patterns that viewers will want to reach out and touch.
Another Alternate Project: Cubist self-portrait in the style of Pablo Picasso. Here's an 8 minute video to watch if you'd like to do this project. Caution: turn down the volume.the video narration is loud for some reason
(Used to make geology maps?) Paper sculpture Use large sheets of paper and then a generic cardboard shape in between each sheet to add dimension. Could be easily assembled with glue does. Possible topographic map model?