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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

Below is a fantastic project made by Connie Lanz. It is “The Elven War Elk”

Connie Lanz The Elven War Elk

And here is the rider!  A couple photos is needed.

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From the back.  Wonderful!

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Here is Lisa Dawson’s “Felice the Juggler” Fantastic!

Lisa Dawson-Felice the Juggler
Lisa Dawson-Felice the Juggler, face
 
 
This is “Jenny Greenteeth” a legend from Old Lancashire (England) who pulls unsuspecting folk to a watery death!   Made by Denise Wilkin.  Wonderful!
Jenny Greenteeth by Denise Wilkin

Below are some wonderful paper mache works by Sams Foil Creations!  First is the fantastic “Tundra dragon”

Sams Foil Creations Tundra dragon

And check out this writhing little guy!  

Sams Foil Creations

And my favorite, a feathered dinosaur, “Coelophysis bauri”   Very cool!

dinosaur Coelophysis bauri - sam foil

This is Oliver (the nice looking one) from Australia.   He decided to make something terrifying!  And he got it!   Oliver wants you to meet “Thinnamie”.    Perfection!

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Here are some wonderful projects that Veronique Smeulders made to hang where she works, in a home for the elderly in Belgium.  She thought the decorations would brighten their day.   Sounds like they did that and more!   It helped bring the artist out in Veronique!  The projects are magnificent.

First, this very cool head!  Great textures!

Veronique-Smeulders deer

Another of Veronique’s fantastic trophies!

Veronique-Smeulders cute head

And still another.   Excellent projects!   What nice pieces of art for her clients!

Veronique-Smeulders trophy

This is Rob’s latest dragon head.  What a fantastic piece!  Great colors and lots of personality!

Rob UK dragon trophy

This is Scott Lander’s crazy cloth mache head!  Excellent!

scott lander's head

This is Jonas’ first paper mache dragon. Magnificent! Note: Since the photo of this first dragon was posted Jonas has made many more wonderful dragons. Check out his website here to see what he is up to!

Jonas dragon

And Jonas’ son, Hans, made his own dragon trophy!   Wonderful job!

Hans' paper mache dragon2 

Hans' paper mache dragon

Hans just finished another dragon.   Wonderful!

hans new dragon

An here is another great dragon by Jonas.  He is called “Nidhug”

Jonas Nidhug

And here is a photo in the dark showing the lights inside Nidhug.  Fabulous!

Jonas Nidhug lights

And this is Jonas’ latest Blue dragon.   Wonderful as always!

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 Jonas just finished dragon number 6.   This one is really cool.  It is “Behir” from Dungeons and Dragons.  You can see a video of it’s making here.   Fabulous!

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Here are two paper mache projects made by Karla Gabriela Gutierrez. You might recognize the first. It is a Skeksis from the Dark Crystal movie! Fantastic! The second is Karla’s dragon. Excellent!

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And here is Karla’s fantastic dragon

This is Tamara Nelson’s “Man Eating Plant.” Magnificent! I love this project. So detailed. Beautiful in ever way!

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

Katie Glenn Trusiak made this fantastic dragon for Halloween!   What an amazing piece of art!  What lucky neighbors!  Here are some photos of the dragon in the day and the night.   Wonderful!

Katie Glenn Trusiak

Katie Glenn Trusiak front

Katie Glenn Trusiak daylight

Michael Esker finished his first dragon.  Excellent!  You can see videos showing him making this project here.

Michael Esker first dragon

William Wehmeier made this incredible two headed dragon!   What a great job!

William Wehmeier two headed dragon

Look at this fantastic Halloween project Suzanne Matthews made for her grandson.  Fantastic!

Suzanne Matthews halloween project for grandson

Here are some really fun projects.  They are made by Joe and they are titled, “Joe Jr 1, 2, and 3”.  So much fun!

Joe Jr 1

Joe Jr 2

Joe Jr 3

And here is Joe’s newest Joe Jr!  So cute!

new red headed step child joe

And four more “Joes”.  Joe has been busy!

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Judi Brereton from Umbria Italy says she has a “crazy house”.  It is filled with wonderful paper mache animals!    Here are a few of them.    Excellent work!

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Judi Brereton2

Judi Brereton

Here is Judi’s latest project, a great bull!

Judi Brereton bull

Look at this adorable little dragon!  This was a project made by Beatriz and son, Jo Jo.   What a wonderful piece!

Beatriz and son Jo Jo baby dragon 2

Another view

Beatriz and Jo Jo baby dragon

Eric Garard is an artist who has added paper mache to his tool kit.   Below are some of his wonderful projects!   First his “Butterfly totem.”

eric garard Butterfly totem

And here is the totem with lights on!  Great job!

Eric J. Garard butterfly totem lights on

And check out Eric’s “Jack Skelinton” wreath!  Excellent!

Jack Skelinton wreath eric Garard

Look at Eric’s Giant Black Widow!  Perfect for Halloween!

giant black widow- eric garard

Here is Sabra Overby’s first paper mache dragon.   Magnificent!

Sabra Overby

Steven Lewis and his family are making paper mache projects together.  And they are terrific!  Steven’s project involved using his own hair!  First is his shrunken heads on a stick.  So great!

Steven Lewis shrunken head front

From the side

Steven Lewis shrunken head side

Steven’s daughter, Ariel, also made a shrunken head.  Wonderful!

Ariel's shrunken head

From the side

Ariel's shrunken head side

And here is Steven’s other daughter, Leah, put a multi-colored haired monster on her stick.  So great!

Leah's monster

Here is Lori cole’s eagle.  What a great piece of art!

lori cole's eagle

another view

lori cole's eagle 2

Below is Janet Post’s new dragon.  Fantastic!

Janet Post's new dragon

From another angle

Janet Post's new dragon 2

Cass Gordon is an amazing paper mache artist!  Unbelievably, she is only 15 years old!  You can see here work on her YouTube channel here.     Here are a few of her amazing dragons!  First a “Volcano Dragon”

Cass Gordon-sea dragon

And look at the fantastic multi-eyed dragon!

Cass Gordon many eyes

Here, an excellent “Sea Dragon”  made by Cass.

Cass Gordon blue dragon

And another green dragon.

Cass Gordon green dragon

And look at Cass’ “Feral Hog!”  Wonderful works!

Cass Gordon-feral hog

Zuzana_Sittková made her first dragon trophy.  Fantastic!  If you’d like to see some of her process photos go here.

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A close up of the mouth!

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Here are two great dragons made by Duane Berry!  A fantastic red one he made for his mother (lucky mom!)…Duane Berry's red dragon

…and a green one inspired by Game of Thrones.  Excellent!

Duane Berry's green dragon

The photos on these pages are almost exclusively made of paper mache.   But Karen Kingsley’s dragon deserves recognition even though it is made of Pal Tia, a paper and cement product that can be be used for outdoor sculptures.   Look at this fantastic dragon she made after adding tile work to the Pal Tia structure!  Karen teamed up with another paper mache friend of mine, Diane Sorensen, in a dragon-making challenge for charity.   Very cool idea!  You can see both dragons in process here.

karen kingsley's pal tia dragon

Here is Ben Hellman’s “Catoblepas”    Fantastic!   If you’d like to read the fascinating story about the project and what it represents, go here!

Ben Hellman Catoblepas hung

Sara Hospador has been experimenting with paper mache bowls.   Here is a photo showing the progression and a couple of finished projects.   Excellent!

Sara Hospador Paper Mache Bowl

Below is Lynette’s wonderful “Blue Dragon!”   Very nice!

Lynette blue dragon

Here is “Opal the Dragon”  made by Lynette and Hazel.  Fantastic!

Lynette and hazel Opal the Dragon2

And here is Opal with the lights on!

Lynette and Hazel Opal the Dragon

Look at this beautiful project titled “The eagle has landed” by Jon Keller.  Magnificent!

the eagle has landed-Jon Keller

And here is Jon’s latest, “The Doggie!”  What a great piece!

Jon Keller running doggie

And here is Jon’s dragon, “Black Sabel”.    Excellent!

Jon Keller Black Sable

And Jon’s “The Mighty Ant”.   Fantastic as always!

jon Keller The Mighty Ant

And a terrific new project called “The Lion Sleeps Tonight!”  Just gorgeous!

Jon Keller The Lion Sleeps Tonight

And here is Jon!  A paper mache “selfie” made by Jon.    Excellent!

Jon Keller selfie

Here is Andy Slater’s magnificent dragon!  Great job!

Andy Slater's dragon

And here is Andy’s dragon mounted from the ceiling of a very cool room!

Andy Slater's dragon in the ceiling

Check out MitchTheCreator’s “Cacodemon” (from the game Doom Eternal).  Fantastic!   Mitch shared his steps on his Instructable’s page.

MitchTheCreator -Cacodemon

Here is another view

MitchTheCreator -Cacodemon

Mitch’s “Leonopteryx” from the movie Avatar.  Beautiful!

Leonopteryx-Mitch the creator copy

And here is Mitch’s latest, Godzilla!  Fantastic!

mitch Godzilla

This deserves another view.    Love the lights!

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

Here are a couple wonderful projects made by Gill Heritage.  The first is her wyvern (a dragon with arms aside from the wings).   Under that is her “Goats and Troll at the Well.”   What fun!

Gill Heritage wyvern

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Look at this adorable little monster made by Eric van Vugt!  Wonderful!

Eric Vugt's Little Ape

A closer look at this mischievous face!

Eric van Vugt's little monster

This is Juliane Block’s cute little monster!  Just adorable.   If you’d like to see a great little video just click on the photo!

Juliane Block's Monster

Below is a fabulous monster made by Maxime Dénommé.  Great work!Maxime Dénommé paper mache monster

And here is also a dragon trophy made by Maxime.  Wonderful!

Maxime Dénommé trophy final

Check out Patti Shirley’s six and a half foot tall alien!   Excellent!  And a perfect display! (You can see more of Shirley’s paper mache on page 35!)

Patti Shirley's six and a half foot tall alien!

Rychie Floyd made a great gift for his daughter!   She made a drawing that she said was like him, and then he turned the drawing into a paper mache project!  This is “Smug.”  What fun!

Rychie Floyd;s Smug

Gordon is using his own techniques to great effect!  Below are four of his excellent works!

Visit Gordon’s website for more information about his art, here.

First is “Leaping”

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And “Hummingbird Moth”.  These are very large!

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And this is “Pelican King. ”  It is a smaller piece.

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And finally “Scorpion Snake”.   All great works!

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This is Hannah Wilson’s first paper mache dragon, a little baby!  What a beauty it is!

Hannah Wilson's first paper mache dragon

Here is Hannah’s latest dragon, a darker one.    Beautiful!

Hannah Wilson's new paper mache dragon

Bill Stringer is making some excellent paper mache dragon trophies!  Here is Bill with Vol-Arynn (red dragon) and Lapil-Rim (the blue dragon).    You can see more on Bill’s Facebook page.

Bill Stringer with Vol-Arynn and Lapil-Rim

A close-up of “Lapil-Rim”  Great job!

Bill Stringer Lapil-Rim

Here is Bill’s  “Cern-Uannos”.   Great horns!

Bill Stringer Cern-Uannos

And another green dragon!

Bill Stringer another dragon

Finally, this is Bill with “Flutterix”,  a project he made for a sick little girl.  It doesn’t get any nicer than that!

Bill Stringer with Flutterix

This is Florentyna Leow’s “Amabie” which represents a supernatural spirit in Japan.  Excellent work!  You can read about the making of this project on a newsletter, here.

Florentyna Leow- Amabie (a supernatural spirit in Japan

Check out Marc Tsakiris’ amazing version of “Tik-Tok Crok!”   Just beautiful work!

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Of course other people have their own techniques.  Either way, it’s great to see other people enjoying this medium.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

 

 

 

Here is Paul Ferrara’s paper mache dragon trophy appropriately titled, “Yin and Yang.”  Beautiful job!   See more of Paul’s work on his website, www.paul-ferrara.com.

Paul Ferraras paper mache Yin and Yang Paul Ferrara's paper mache Yin and Yang

 

 

Here you see Jan’s dragon.  While some people have struggled to fill their “Covid time”, Jan used it to create this fantastic piece of art!  Congratulations!Jan's paper mache dragon

A closer view of the face.

Jan's dragon face

 

 

Here is Nancy Schall’s first dragon trophy.  Magnificent!   Excellent work!

Nancy Schall's paper mache dragon

Here is Nathan Kirk’s first paper mache dragon.  And a magnificent dragon it is!   This is Nathan’s version of Maleficent.   Great job!

Nathan Kirk's paper mache dragon2

Her is Denise Wilkin’s first paper mache dragon.  Love the expression!  Fantastic job!

Denise Wilkin's paper mache dragon

 

Below is Aaron’s first paper mache dragon!  Wonderful job!   Great personality!

Aaron's paper mache dragon!

And here is Aaron!

Aaron with his dragon

 

 

This is Heather Murphy’s “Amethyst Dragon”.  Beautiful!  Love the colors!

Heather Murphy Amethyst Dragon

And Heather got some well deserved publicity recently for her new pieces!  Here is is! j Congratulations!

Heather Murphy and her paper mache projects

 

Memory Bradley just finished her first dragon.   What a beauty!

Memory Bradley-Dragon Side 2

And here is Memory’s dog sculpture.  Excellent job!

Memory Bradley dog

 

Andrew Sheshunof’s just finished this paper mache masterpiece!  You can see his video about this dragon here, https://youtu.be/XsiVdWerK9M.

Andrew Kalish's paper mache dragon

From the front.

Andrew Kalish's paper mache dragon- front

And it has lights inside the mouth!  Excellent!

Andrew Kalish's paper mache dragon lights

And a close up.  Great work Andrew!

Andrew Kalish's paper mache dragon2

And below is Andrew’s newest dragon!  Fantastic once again!

Andrew Sheshunoff's paper mache dragon2

And here is Andrew with this new project.  They compliment each other!

Andrew Sheshunoff's paper mache dragon

Below is another great dragon made by Andrew.   Very nicely done as always!

andrews new dragon

 

Here is Beth Kroeker’s first paper mache dragon.   A beauty it is!

Beth Kroeker's paper mache dragon2

From a different perspective.  Wonderful!

Beth Kroeker's paper mache dragon

 

 

Below are two great projects by Jeff Fibus.  The first is a cool starfish, the second a  “Fantasy Fish”.  Wonderful!

Starfish -Jeff Fibus Jeff Fibus- Fantasy Fish

 

Cheri Rose is making some excellent dragons down under (in Australia).  Below are a few of her masterpieces!   If you’d like to see more about Cheri and her work visit her Facebook page.  Look at this metal dragon!

Dragon in the forest-Cheri Rose

Here is a beautiful red dragon.  Underneath shows it with the l.e.d.s light up!

Cheri Rose paper mache dragon

Cheri Rose dragon with lights

And here is Cheri’s Blue dragon.  Wonderful!

Cheri Rose blue dragon

And a tranquil, sleeping dragon.

Cheri Rose sleeping dragon

Finally, here is Cheri’s dragon trophy!  Great work!

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Okay so check out Daniele Pons’ dragon costume!   Amazing!   This costume won at the Venice Carnival 2020 (Italy), a well deserved honor!  Titled “SAN GIORGIO E IL DRAGO”

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Fabien SAVIGNOL’s son wanted a dragon.   So Fabien used my video to make a dragon for his son.   What a great job!   What a great dad!

Fabien SAVIGNOL's paper mache dragon

Below is Carmen Martin’s “Blue Dragon”.  Love the blue in contrast with the eyes! Magnificent!

Carmen martin's Blue dragon

 

Myles Konstantinos made his first paper mache dragon trophy.  And it is a beauty!  Wonderful colors and detail!   Here is a photo from the front and then another close up.

Myles Konstantinos paper mache trophy -front Myles Konstantinos paper mache trophy

And below are a few photos of Myles’ “Alien” series.  Excellent!

Myles Konstantinos-alien

And here is his “face hugger”!   So cool!

Myles Konstantinos- face hugger

And of course the alien pod!  Fantastic project!

Myles Konstantinos- alien pod

 

Below are some of Eb Jones’ wonderful dragons!

Eb Jones dragon Eb Jones paper mache dragon

Eb also makes fabulous baby dragons!  Samples below

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And here is a gator made by Eb.

Eb alligator paper mache

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Tom Hering is an artist living in Germany.   Below are a few of his excellent progress.   First is his “Sir Daniel Fortesque.”  Terrific!

Tom Hering Sir_Daniel_Fortesque

A closer view!

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And here is his Red Dragon….

Tom Hering Red_Dragon

And his Tom’s Green Dragon.  You can see see a short video showing the making of this dragon here.   And you can see more about Tom’s work here.

Tom Hering green_Dragon

 

Just in time for Halloween!   Look at this great “Scary Doll” made by Sam, Isaac, and Bessie Madden!  Wonderful!

-Sam, Isaac, and Bessie Madden

 

Below is David Angelo’s red dragon.   Here it is on display.  Fantastic!

David Angelo's paper mache dragon David Angelo's dragon

Crystal Heller’s decided to make paper mache dragon.  She set to work and look at what she made!   Fantastic!

crystal Heller's paper mache dragon trophy

 

These are Mandrakes inspired from the Harry Potter series.  Vivien, who lives in Germany, made these.  Wonderful!

mandrakes from Vivien from Germany

 

Here is Tristen MacArthur’s first paper mache dragon head!  Very nice!

Tristen MacArthur's paper mache dragon

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

Sofia Greenberg made her firs paper mache dragon trophy for a school project.   I love how this turned out with the great eyes and mouth!   Excellent colors and textures!

Sofia Greenberg's paper mache trophy

Here is an amazing octupus from Cindy Williams.  Love everything about this piece!  You can see more of Cindy’s work further down the page.

And here is Cindy’s newest octopus which will be on display at the conservation center/aquarium in Florida!   Just beautiful!  Scroll down the page to see more of Cindy’s art!

Cindy Williams octopus

And a couple more views of this beauty!

Cindy Williams octopus3

Cindy Williams octopus2

Here is Janet Davison’s latest dragon, a trophy this time.  Wonderful work!

Janet Davison's paper mache trophy

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner has been doing paper mache for quite a long time.   Here are some samples of her excellent work!

First, some birds (and Phoebe)

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner with her bird

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner bird

And some of Phoebe’s meerkats.   Love these.  The one in the yellow dress uses a cane and two hearing aids!

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner paper mache meerkats Phoebe Sparrow Wagner Meerkat in dress, with disabilities — uses cane and two hearing aids

And some great people including “Betsy” (with the skirt)

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner- Betsy Phoebe Sparrow Wagner

And finally Phoebe’s paper mache sun.  Wonderful!

Phoebe Sparrow Wagner paper mache sun

Look at this excellent sorting had made by Ashley Cheetham!  Wonderful.  She is going to use it as a tree topper!  Even better!

Ashley Cheetham's sorting hat tree topper

Here is Jennifer Stensland’s “Ice Dragon”!   What a beautiful piece!  Love the textures and colors!  Amazing!

Jennifer Stensland Ice Dragon2 Jennifer Stensland Ice Dragon

Andy and his kids, Bella and Nate decided to make a dragon together.  It became a family project.  And what a fantastic dragon it turned out to be!    Andy got to carry this cool dragon on the “tube” in London on the way to Nate’s “show and tell”.  Lots of looks!  Lots of fun!

Andy, Rebekah, Bella (6) and Nate(4)2

And here they are, Andy on the left, Bella in the middle, and Nate on the right.  I love this photo!  I’ve been told that there is interest in making the body someday!  That would be quite the challenge!

Andy, Rebekah, Bella (6) and Nate(4)

Inez decided to make her grandson, Hamish, a dragon to ride in a carnival.   She ended up with two fantastic pieces!

Inez Hewitt made Hamish's Carnival entry

And here is Hamish riding one! Lucky kid to have such a grandmother! Btw, he called the dragon “Wrapper” (she thinks he means “raptor'”  How cute is that!)

Hamish's dragon

This is Presha’s first paper mache dragon!  His name is “Noz.” Amazing!

presha's paper mache dragon

Below are two of Owen Scullion’s amazing sculptures!  The first is a “Mountain Banshee”.  Underneath is untitled.    If you want to see more of Owen’s work, check out his website here, and his Facebook Page.   Enjoy!

Owen Scullion's mountain banshee Owen Scullion's untitled

This is Jason Swaney’s excellent dragon!

Jason Swaney's paper mache dragon

Matthew Pickel made this amazing “mindflayer” (from Dungeons and Dragons) a.k.a. “Illithid.” Wonderful job!

Matthew Pickel mindflayer also known as a Illithid

And from the side

Matthew Pickel mindflayer also known as a Illithid2

Look at this great dragon made by Christopher Sanford.  Excellent work!

Christopher Sanford's paper mache dragon

This fantastic dragon is “Pyrros the Vengeful, Guardian of Written Lore!”  Created by Gabrielle, Calla, and Brianna, it resides at Greenacres Library in the Palm Beach County Library System in Florida.   Wonderful way to get kids to read!

-Gabrielle - Pyrros the Vengeful, Guardian of Written Lore!

Here is Pyrros with Calla, Brianna, and Gabrielle.  Excellent job!

-Gabrielle - Pyrros w: Calla, Brianna, Gabrielle

Look at this life sized orc made by Mongloux Jean- François!  Fantastic!

Mongloux Jean- François's life sized orc

Here are four great projects made by Gretchen Hill.  First is “The Fruitbowl of Knowledge”

gretchen hill The Fruitbowl of Knowledge

Here is Gretchen’s “Mr. Tumnus”

gretchen hill Mr. Tumnus

Here is “The Calavera Toddler”

Gretchen Hill The Calavera Toddler

Finally, Gretchens “Mrs. Peter P. Pumpkineater Makes Her Escape.”  Such wonderful projects!

Mrs. Peter P. Pumpkineater Makes Her Escape gretchen hill

This fantastic dragon trophy was made by Nicola!  See more about Nicola and this dragon here!

Nicola's paper mache dragon

Here is Angela Bello’s Bambi.   What a great project to have in a garden!

Angela's paper mache Garden Bambi

Erica and Nadia Bonhomme live in the far North, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.   That is where they race Soapbox cars.  Nadia wanted a dragon themed car, and Erica (Nadia’s mother) and Nadia decided to make one!    And what a wonderful car they made!  This is going to be such a hit!

Erica and Nadia Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Look at this fantastic dragon trophy made by Greg Bruna!  Wonderful!Greg Bruna's paper mache dragon trophy

Christian Lemieux is making som great paper mache art!  Look at these three amazing trophies!   See more of Christian’s art on his Facebook Page!

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Christian Lemieux paper mache trophy

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Look at this amazing multi-head trophy made by Cindy Williams!  It is her “chimera”, a combination lion, goat, and snake.  Magnificent!  You can see more of Cindy’s work at the top of the page.

Cindy Williams chimera

Cindy Williams chimera goatCindy Williams chimera -snake

By the way, here is one of Cindy’s earlier pieces, an amazing dragon!

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Here is a fantastic light-up dragon made by Erin St.Blaine.  To read more about this dragon, visit her site, www.firepixie.com.

Erin St.Blaine's light up dragon

Below is Lyman’s paper mache dragon.   See more of Lyman’s excellent paper mache work here!

Lyman's paper mache dragon

This amazing dragon was made by Ivan Arzamastsev.  Fantastic!

Ivan Arzamastsev's paper mache dragon

Below are three paper mache projects made by Sattik Halder, his chameleon, cheetah, and fox!  All fabulous!

sattik Halder's paper mache chameleon. sattik Halder's paper mache cheetah

sattik Halder's paper mache fox.

Here is a better photo of Sattik’s full size jaguar.  Excellent!

Sattik Halder's paper mache jaguar

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos to make something they love.   Makes me feel like a grandpa to these projects.  Here are some more photos of paper mache art people have sent to me. If you would like me to post your photos, send them to me at, dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

This is Duain Kelaart’s Animatronic Sea Dragon.  It is really fantastic.  Operates with motion in front of it.  I can’t put the on this post, but you can see it in YouTube, here.    You can see more of Duain’s excellent projects lower on the page.   And you can see a lot more information on his website, here.

 Duain Animatronic Sea Dragon

Here is Ivona Velinovskis’ first paper mache dragon.  Beautiful job!

Ivana Velinovskis' dragon

And here is Ivona with her dragon.  A great match!

Ivona Velinovski with dragon

And here is Ivona’s newest project.    Love the lights.  Love the attitude of the animal!  Beautiful!

Ivona Velinovski's paper mache dog

Check out Jeff Mongloux paper mache dragon!  Jeff is on the left.  🙂  Excellent!

jeff mongloux paper mache dragon

This is Duain Kelaart’s paper mache dragon.  Very nice job!  Check out his Youtube channel, “DK Arts.”

duain kelaart's paper mache dragon

And Duain has made another fantastic Animatronic Sea Dragon!   Excellent work!  So great in fact that it was featured in a book and website that you can see here.

Duain_Kelaart  Sea Dragon

Here is Duain’s latest project.  This is his Chupacabra – Gargoyle Hybrid.  Just fantastic!

You can see more about this project here, https://bit.ly/2VzKrmw  and here, https://bit.ly/2S8CmTW.    .

Duain Kelaart Chupacabra - Gargoyle Hybrid Sculpture- night

It also glows in the dark.

Here is Duain’s halloween project this year.  A fantastic Werewolf!  You can see a photo progression on Youtube, here, https://youtu.be/VcTL4m7VxOw

Duain's halloween project

Another great project by Duain.   A lovely mixture of 2 and 3D.  Great work as always!Duain's bear and salmon

And here is Duain’s newest 2D/3D masterpiece!  You can see a video of this build here.

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Agnes Klein-Orban is a paper mache artist living in Vienna.   Below are three of her wonderful pieces, three beautiful women!

agnes orban's paper mache lady with octopus

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Here is a great “water dragon” trophy made by Maygan Frederick.  Fantastic!

Maygan Frederick's paper mache trophy Maygan Frederick's paper mache trophy

Here are some terrific sculptures made by Nareth Fernández.  First, two great owls!

Nareth Fernández's paper mache owl2 Nareth Fernández's paper mache owl

And look at Nareth Fernández’s dragon and cool monsters head!  Excellent!

Nareth Fernández's paper mache dragon2 Nareth Fernández's paper mache dragon

Here is Mark McCauley’s first dragon.  Fantastic!

Check out Kim Wendelin’s great dragon trophy!  This on her first attempt!  Excellent!

Kim Wendelin'a paper mache dragon

Here is Tamaka Bailey’s eagle.   What a great project!

Tamaka Bailey eagle1

Here is Uwe Luckhardt with his second paper mache dragon head!  You know what they say about two heads being better than one!  Excellent job!

Uwe Luckhardt's paper mache dragon

This is “Craig’s Ice Dragon.”  This is fairly large project, about 2 meters tall!  Very cool!

Craig's Ice Dragon

Below is Kipp’s first paper mache dragon trophy.   Magnificent!

Kipps paper mache dragon trophy

This is an ugly, and beautiful, little monster named “Burp” made by Barry.   I always love a good monster!

Barry & Judith's Burp

And here is Barry’s newest project, his “Terrordactyl”.   The project is articulated and the wooden mechanism makes it fly.  Excellent!

Barry's Terrordactyl

Speaking of great monsters, my friend Don Hagemeyer has been making them for a while n ow.   Here is one who just had a monster-make-over.   Meet “Mr Green, Hello Good Bye.”  Fantastic!

Here is the first dragon made by Meredith Leopard.  Fantastic!

Below are some projects made by paper mache artist Pamela Spiro Wagner.  All great!   To see more of her work go to her blog, https://arteveryday365.com

Here is “A fanciful Dr Geuss.”

This is “Decorated Betsy”

And Pamela’s “Giant Dream Tortoise”

This a “Life-size paper mâché psychiatrist John Jumoke”.  Amazing!

Here is a fantastic display of dragon trophies made by Ross Sprovieri.   He made these as a display for his business.   A great display indeed!

Justine Pipitone used my videos to make some wonderful trophies for family and friends.  Lucky them!  Here is Justine with “DeSoto.”

ustine Pipitone with paper mache DeSoto

And this is Justine’s “Kratos.”

ustine Pipitone paper mache Kratos

Heather Forster really loves paper mache.  It shows.  Here are a few of Heathers wonderful projects!

HEATHER FORSTERs paper mache penguin

HEATHER FORSTERs paper mache lady

HEATHER FORSTERs paper mache ducklike thing

Elizabeth Mason made her first paper mache dragon, “Argoth the Terrible.”  What fun!  (That’s Elizabeth with Argoth)

Elizabeth M Mason Argoth the Terrible

Duane Berry just finished his first dragon.  Very nice!

Duane Berry Dragon

Duane also made this “halfhalf” minion for his son.  Lucky!

Duane Berry halfhalf_minion

David O’Gara’s made this fantastic dragon puppet named “Shiela.”  Just amazing.

David O'Gara's paper mache Shiela 2

Here is a close-up of Shiela.  Great face!

David O'Gara paper mache Sheila-1

Here is a dragon made by Jools Dumbrell for a theater production on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.   Very striking!

Jools Dumbrell's paper mache theatre dragon

Look at this great newborn dragon made by Ann Wright.  So cute!

Ann Wright's paper mache baby dragon

Anne MacKinnon made this wonderful dragon named “Audry III.”   Love the paint job on this!  Just excellent!

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Here is another great dragon Sandra Bäumler made using one of my books!  Love the movement of this piece!

Sandra_Bäumler's paper mache Dagon

Guido Reuter watched my dragon trophy video and made this excellent “Firedragon” for himself.  Really great job!

Guido Reuter's Firedragon

Catriona’s made this great head dress of a snapping turtle!  So cool!

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Here is George Chave’s first paper mache dragon.    Fantastic!  Wonderful energy in this one.

George Chave's paper mache dragon

Magda lives in Poland.  After watching some of my videos she decided to make some of her own projects.  Below is her dragon trophy, and under that, her “White Dragon” costume.  Excellent job!

Magda's Brown Dragon