Words in the News (26th August 2015): Plastic art
For vocabulary and exercises: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/witn/ep-150826
An art studio with no brushes or paint.
Mbongeni Buthelezi uses strips of plastic melted and glued to the canvas for his portraits.
When the South African studied art he couldn’t afford to buy expensive materials. So he found an alternative and now produces this unique kind of art.
He collects plastic bags from the streets around his Johannesburg studio and has turned recycling into an art form.
made soft or made into a liquid
thick and strong cotton cloth that artists paint on with oil paints
have enough money
(here) unusual and not made anywhere else
using waste materials again
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