Creativity and Expression


Something from Nothing

Soap Carving
Edward from Mongolia
Soap and various food items

This piece was made from tiny pieces of soap bars that were melted and moulded in Edward’s hands. The paintbrushes were made from pieces of the artist’s hair attached to q-tips. The color came from various food items such as pasta sauce, berries, and mustard. The sculpture was about 18” high and 6” at the base and took about three months to make. Edward called it a labor of love and continued to make more soap sculptures for the other inmates.



Something from Nothing

Group Project
Loyalty Ring: Toothpaste Container
Bracelets: Shoe Tongue, Orange Lining, and a Tan and Red Shirt
Dye Coloring: Ground Graphite from Colored Pencils