Students drew Styrofoam cups from life. Then, they were able to get as creative as they wanted with the background.
Decorative marbled paper:
Mix shaving cream and your choice of acrylic or tempera paints. I used a tin-foil pan to mix it all in. I left the mixture in a the tin foil pan. Then students dipped their paper into the mixture, scraped off the excess paint and shaving cream to reveal their beautiful decorative paper.