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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and to make something they love.  Here are more photos sent to me by people doing paper mache.   If you have paper mache art that you would like me to display just send them to me at dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

This is Mike Murphy’s paper mache “Audrey”.  Great!

MIke Murphy's paper mache Audrey

Mike also made this Marlin. He based it upon the one in the house on the Adam’s Family TV show.   Fantastic!

Mike Murphy's Addam's Family Marlin

Rachel Sarsfield is a terrific artist!  She has been sending me photos for a long time.   I love each project!   Below you will see quite a few.   The first is her most recent masterpiece, obviously  based upon the Predator concept.   She called this one, “Fred the Head.”    Excellent!

Rachel Sarsfield Fred the Head

Here is one of my favorites of Rachel’s.  It’s also one of her oldest.  It’s called the “Three Wise Gollums!”

Rachel's paper mache ThreeWiseGollums1

Here is Rachel’s cute little dragon.

rachels paper mache Dragon front

Below is another piece by Rachel,  a very cute monkey with hat.

Rachel's paper mache monkey with hat2

This is Rachel’s Billy Bob

Rache's paper mache Billy Bob

Also Rachel’s paper mache “Arthur Pendragon”.  Adorable.

Rachel's paper mache Arthur Pendragon

Here a few of Rachel’s fantastic Mariachis!

Rachel's Mariachi

Rachel's paper mache Mariachi

Here is Rachel’s latest… “Marcie” as in ‘Lady of Marseilles’.  Wonderful!

Rachel's Marcie

And here’s Marcie from the back.

Marcie from the back

Rachel has been at it again.   This time she chose to create Arnold Schwarzenegger!  She noted how much clay it took just for the muscles on the arm.   And love the shiny surface,!   “Arnie” never looked so good!  So fun!

Rachels Arnie

Here is Siebe Vu’s first paper mache dragon trophy.  Very nice job!

Siebe Vu's paper mache dragon trophy

Here is a project made by the art class run by Bryan Medina Mr Hill.  It won an award at an exhibition.  Congratulations!

Bryan Medina and Mr Hill's class with their paper mache award winning dinosaur

This is Que Bigg’s paper mache dragon.  Wonderful.  Look at those scales!

Que Bigg's paper mache dragon

Now this is something amazing.  Paolo Orlando’s made a paper mache Empire State Building.  That is astounding enough.  But then he made two paper mache dragons climbing it!    If you look closely you can see Spider Man attempting to capture one of them.  Really cool!

Paolo Orlando's paper mache dragons on the Empire State Building3

Another look.

Paolo Orlando's paper mache dragons on the Empire State Building2

And a close up.

paolo's paper mache dragon on empire state building

Here are a few of Jolene De Swardt’s paper mache projects.  First, a great dragon!

Jolene De Swardt's paper mache dragon

Next, a cool paper mache mask!  And then a great “Angry Birds” pinata.

Jolene De Swardt's paper mache head Jolene De Swardt's paper mache Angry Birds pinata

Check out John Daly’s paper mache Praying mantis costume that he made for his son!   What a lucky kid!

John Daly's paper mache Praying mantis costume

This is Heath Lambert’s paper mache dragon trophy.  If you look closely you will see metal parts because it is a Terminator dragon.  Very cool!

Heath Lambert's paper mache dragon2 Heath Lambert's paper mache dragon

And here is another of Heath’s dragons.   Wonderful!

Heath Lambert's paper mache trophy

This is Kelly Mazzeo’s paper mache “Toothless”.  Perfect rendition!

Kelly Mazzeo's paper mache Toothless

Look at Inga Aleknaviciute’s giant, paper mache white bear.  This is one of two.  They are in Watermill Center, NY.  Wonderful!

Inga Aleknaviciute's paper mache white bear

This is Mattie Sue Athan’s paper mache project she calls “Head Shot”.   Beautiful!

Mattie Sue Athan's paper mache "Head Shot"

And here is Mattie Sue’s mask.  Very cool indeed!

Mattie Sue Athan's paper mache mask

And here is David Syer’s dragon!   Nice!

David Syer's paper mache dragon

Below is Castelletti Carla’s paper mache Halloween project.   Kid’s will be running by this house!

Castelletti Carla's paper mache Halloween project

While I’m thinking of Halloween, here is a paper mache mask made by Brandon Jackson.  So fun!

brandon Jackson's paper mache fox head

Here is another great dragon made by Craig Jameson.  Excellent job!

Craig Jameson's paper mache dragon3

Craig decided to take a break from making dragons to make this amazing Jackolantern.  Fantastic!Craig Jameson's jackolatern

And another really great dragon trophy.  This by Arnd Willmann.  The eyes light up!   I love these colors!

Arnd Willmann's paper mache dragon trophy

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and to make something they love.  Here are more photos sent to me by people doing paper mache.   If you have paper mache art that you would like me to display just send them to me at dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

 

Look at these two beautiful pieces made by Chris Riccio.  The first is called “Crimson Angel”

Chris Riccios paper mache Crimson

And the next is called “Stone Angel”.  If you’d like to see more of Chris’ work, visit her on Facebook.

Chris Riccios paper mache Stone Angel

 

Here are a few very cool paper mache masks made by people.

First, Theresa De Hoyos’ “Big bad wolf” and that’s her daughter Dana as Little Red Riding Hood. Wonderful!

Theresa De Hoyos's paper mache "Big bad wolf"

 

 

And Zachary Jackson Brown’s paper mache mask.  Fantastic!

Zachary Jackson Brown's paper mache mask

And here is Zach’s new project!  Excellent!

Zachary Jackson Browns paper mache

 

Remember the video game Zelda?  Here is Ethan Brett’s “Majora’s Mask.”  Very nice!

Ethan Brett's paper mache "Majora's Mask"

And look at Dave Meyer’s Cthulu costume!  Fantastic mask!

Dave Meyer's paper mache Cthulu costume

Speaking of great costumes, check out Benjamin Baugh’s elaborate costume.   This is obviously from Jim Henson’s “Dark Crystal” movie.   In fact, if you want to see this in motion, look at Benjamin’s video on Youtube of this costume.

Benjamin Baugh's paper mache -Halloween2015

 

Below is Frank Carrillo’s paper mache dragon.  Beautiful!

Frank Carrillo's paper mache dragon

Here it is with another of Frank’s dragons.   Frank Carrillo's paper mache dragons

And here is Frank’s latest dragon (with his son Kobe).  Wonderful!

Frank Carrillo's paper mache dragon with Kobe

Before Frank started making dragons he made great pinatas for his kids.  Here are a few…

Frank Carrillo's paper mache shoe pinata Frank Carrillo's paper mache pinatas Frank Carrillo's paper mache elephant pinata

 

 

Look at this sweet baby dragon made by Joanne Secord.  It is reading a book!  Nice to know that some dragons are literate!

Joanne Secord's paper mache baby dragon

Joanne Secord's paper mache baby dragon2

And here is another cool dragon.  This is Alex Mitro’s “Earth Dragon.”

Alex Mitro's paper mache dragon

Alex Mitro's paper mache "Earth Dragon"- back

 

Andrée Deedee and her kids, Gabriel and Rock, made these wonderful paper mache projects.   A dolphin.

Gabriel and Rock (with mom Andrée Deedee)'s paper mache dolphin

Sponge Bob!

Gabriel and Rock (with mom Andrée Deedee)'s paper mache sponge Bob

And this cute little Minion.  Very nice work!

Gabriel and Rock (with mom Andrée Deedee)'s paper mache Minion

 

Below is Joanne Secord’s paper mache dragon trophy.  Love these colors!  Great project!

Joanne Secord's paper mache dragon trophy

 

And this is Frances Summers’ version of Maleficent.   Excellent!

Frances Summers' paper mache dragon trophy

 

And here is another great dragon made by Courtney Ames!

Courtney Ames' paper mache dragon trophy2

 

This is David Bombara’s first paper mache dragon.   Beautiful!

David Bombara's first paper mache dragon

David just finished his second dragon.  This one is called Rex.  Wonderful!

David Bombara's REx

 

Below is Dom Bianco’s paper mache dinosaur.  Great job!

Dom Bianco's paper mache dinosaur

 

Here is Jason’s paper mache dragon.  Love these colors!

Jason's paper mache dragon

 

Here is Geoffrey Wonderdog’s paper mache dragon trophy.  Wonderful!

Geoffrey Wonderdog's paper mache dragon trophy

 

Below is Jennifer Pratley’s paper mache dragon.   Wonderful colors!

Jennifer Pratley's paper mache dragon

I love marionette’s.  Below is Gregga Johnn’s paper mache puppet named “Trollee”.  Excellent!

Gregga Johnn's paper mache puppet Trollee

 

Davide Felicione’s paper mache dragon.  Very nice!

Davide Felicione's paper mache dragon

 

This is just to cool!  Amanda Gathright’s paper mache “Frankenweenie”.  Adorable!

Amanda Gathright's paper mache Frankenweenie2

 

This is Tanya Johnson’s first paper mache dragon.  Amazing job!

Tanya Johnson's paper mache dragon

 

And this is Jake Hickey’s dragon.  Wonderful!

Jake Hickey's paper mache dragon

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