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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!

Christian Lemieux paper mache trophy4

Christian Lemieux paper mache trophy

Christian Lemieux paper mache trophy5

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!

cindy's paper mache dragon6

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 Leslie Jaramillo’s first paper mache dragon that she entered into her companies art contest.   Excellent job!

Leslie Jaramillo's paper mache dragon

 

Alan Faunch just finished his paper mache version of the Game of Thrones throne!  What a lot of work.  Excellent!   Please see more of Alan’s work lower on the page.

Alan Faunch's throne Alan Faunch's paper mache throne

 

Ffion Caines is on a mission to make 8 dragon trophies.  This is her first.  Fantastic work!   If you would like to follow her progress or see other great art, visit her art page, https://www.facebook.com/ffioncainesart/.

ffion caines paper mache dragon

ffion caines paper mache dragon2

As I said earlier, Ffion was on a mission to make 8 trophies this year.   Well, he got very close.  Here are SEVEN fabulous paper mache trophies!

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy2

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy3

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy4

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy5

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy6

Ffion Caines paper mache trophy

Excellent job Ffion!

 

Here is a great Halloween project made by Rich Watkins.  Fantastic!

rich watkins paper mache halloween project

This is Valerio Fracchetta’s first dragon.   Wonderful job!

valerio fracchetta drogon

 

Chris (from Schwabach, German) made this great dragon.  He named it, “Chrisugo.”  Excellent!

chris from Schwabach germany Chrisugo

 

Here is Rachel’s paper mache woman with her little “Pompette.”  Wonderful piece!

And a close up of Pompette!

achel's paper mache pompette

And this is another project by Rachel, “Gloria”

Gloria --by Rachel

This sculpture was based on the Beryl painting called ‘The Strippergram’ – you can see that in the background of photo.  Excellent!

Beryl painting called 'The Strippergram' - Rachel

 

Check out Tory Sonstroem’s first dragon,  “Jules Wyverne!”   Fantastic!

Tory Sonstroem juleswyverne

 

Here is Juliet Hwang’s paper mache dragon.  Beautifully done!

Juliet Hwang's paper mache dragon

 

Below are two pieces by Santisuk Sujittanonrat.  Very nice!

santisuk sujittanonrat's paper mache dog santisuk sujittanonrat's paper mache

 

Here is Laura Lit’s paper mache “Candy.”   Fantastic job!

Laura Doolin's paper mache "Candy"

 

 

This is Lauren Elverum’s dragon after a hearty meal!   Nicely done!  Love the smoke!

Lauren Elverum's dragon

 

Here is Jorge Serra’ “Viper Indu.”  Beautiful job!

Jorge Serra' Viper Indu Jorge Serra' Viper Indu2

Below is Steve Marriott’s “Vampire Frog.”  Love the sweet/evil combination!

Steve Marriott's Vampire Frog

Check out Bryan Medina’s “Boogie!”   Beautiful work with the sack!

Bryan Medina's Boogie

And this is Bryan’s “Jeff”.   Magnificent!

Bryan Medina's Jeff

 

This is Rebecca Gee’s smoke breathing, awesome dragon!

Rebecca Gee's paper mache dragon

Nancy Krug has been making paper mache projects for a long time.  Below are a few excellent pieces!  The first is  “Elliot.” Elliot is 4 feel long and 3 feet high.  Wonderful!

Nancy Krug's Elliot

And this is Nancy’s “Frederick”.  Love that expression!

Nancy Krug's Frederick

And finally, here is Nancy’s “Big Red Sun.”  Great!

Nancy Krug's Big Red Sun

 

Look at this Ice Dragon made by Troy Haas.  Magnificent!   It also has lights inside the project.  You can see the dragon with those working on his Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/papabear.haas.

Troy Haas paper mache trophy

Sarah Reynolds decided to make a couple masks for her kids this Halloween.  They are so cool!  First is below.

Sarah Reynolds' mask cat

Here is mask number two.

Sarah Reynolds' mask bird

And here are the masks with Sarah’s kids!  Wonderful!

Sarah Reynolds' masks with kids

 

Alan Faunch has been making some great dragon trophies lately.  Below are three of them.  Fantastic!

Alan Faunch's paper mache trophy2 Alan Faunch's paper mache trophy

alan's paper mache trophy

And here are a couple more of Alan’s projects, a great little dog, and Spiderman!

alan's paper mache dog

alan's paper mache spider man

 

 

Jaedyn Grant had an assignment for her Language Arts class having to do with Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”.  She and her mother, Christy, decided to make an elephant holding a heart dripping blood as a metaphor for the themes in the book.  And what a great job they did!  It took many long hours of them both working together to accomplish this piece.  Fantastic job!

John Lo Piccolo Demon Mask

She made a paper mache heart ("Heart of Darkness" - Kurtz's heart:Colonialism) with hot glue blood drips, being held like a trophy by the elephant (Congo:Nature).

 

 

This is Hetty Liet’s first paper mache dragon.  Spectacular!

Hetty Liet's paper mache dragon

 

John Lo Piccolo  has made some great Halloween prop!   First, here is “Uncle Norman” (and his cute friend!).

John Lo Piccolo Uncle Norman with child

Here is a close up of “Uncle Norman”

uncle norman

Here is John’s Ghoul!  Wonderful!

John Lo Piccolo Ghoul 2

And here is John’s “Demon Mask”.    All terrific.  Happy Halloween!

John Lo Piccolo Demon Mask

 

Jo Jo Sammons wanted a fairytale wedding.  She needed a dragon (of course).  So she made the one below.   Simply fantastic!

Jo Jo Sammons for fairy tale wedding2

Jo Jo Sammons paper mache dragon

Jo Jo Sammons for fairy tale wedding

 

Kim Winch wanted a Chinese dragon.  And she made a wonderful one!

Kim Winch's paper mache dragon

 

Look at the adorable little baby dragon made by Vicki Scales.  Superb!

Vicki Scales' paper mache baby dragon

 

Here is a wonderful little hippo made by Christoph Schaffer and his daughter Lotte.    Such personality!

Christoph and Lotte Schaffer's paper mache hippo

And here is a shot of the mouth.  So fun!

Christoph and Lotte Schaffer's paper mache hippo2

 

Here is a dragon made by Primo Rubini.  He named it “Drogon”.   Really excellent job!

Primo Rubini Drogon

Below is a trophy named “Drogo” made by Rudney Correia.   Fantastic!

Rudney Correia's paper mache dragon

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and 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!

 

Steph Skipworth works at a 911 call center.  She made this dragon to hang on the job.  What fun!

Steph Skipworth's call center dragon

 

Here is Chris Fitzhugh’s first paper mache dragon!   Fantastic job!  Congratulations Chris!

Chris Fitzhugh's first paper mache dragon

Chris just finished his first dragon trophy.  Really great!

Chris Fitzhugh's paper mache trophy

And Chris just finished these great pumpkins for Halloween this year!  Excellent!

Chris Fitzhugh's pumpkins

 

Below is Maddy JULIEN’s fantastic  paper mache dragon.  Incredible!  And I love the backdrop!

Maddy JULIEN paper mache dragon 2

Check out this wonderful dragon made by Uwe Luckhardt!  He shot the photo on green screen and put it on a great background.  Fantastic!

Uwe Luckhardt's paper mache dragon

 

What fun to have an artistic grandpa like Richard!   He worked with his grandkids to make these fantastic bugs!  This is Isabel with her praying mantis.  Excellent!Isabel and her paper mache praying mantis made with Grandpa Richard

And here is Caitlin with her incredible bug!  Love this!

Caitlin and bug made with grandpa richard

By the way…the bug’s eyes light up!

Isabel and Caitlin's bugs with eyes lit

 

Jeff Bullard works with a marching band (Mid-Carolina High School Marching Band, Prosperity, SC.) whose mascot is “Harvey” the dragon. They decided to build the mascot, complete with smoke coming out of the mouth!  Very cool!

"Harvey" Mid-Carolina High School Marching Band, Prosperity, SC, Jeff Bullard

 

Arthur Wallis’ made this dragon for his father.   It is called “The Red Terror,” understandably!  Great job!

Arthur Stone Wallis' paper mache dragon

Honna O’Connell wanted to make something great for her son.  And she did!  Her is her son with “Knarly.”  What a lucky kid!

Honna O'Connell's son with Knarly

 

Markee has been doing art for many years but has only just begun using paper mache.  And look what popped out!  A very cute monster (with great taste in literature)!

Markee Travis' monster

And here is Markee’s second little monster.   This one is titled, “Monster Holiday!”   Wonderful!

Markee Travis MONSTER HOLIDAY Markee Travis' paper mache monster

 

Speaking of great monsters… check out this fantastic beast made by Noninox Cenicerox!  Fantastic!

Noninox Cenicerox paper mache art

 

Peter (dad) and Kelsey (daughter) worked together to create a wonderful dragon.   They named it “Irma” because they were finishing as the hurricane blew through!   Below is Irma, Kelsey and their cat, Loverboy.  All three…adorable!

Kelsey and Peter's dragon Irma Irma, and Loverboy

 

 

Mary Z made some great gargoyles for a Harry Potter dinner party (at Christmas time).  The one below is “Sid”…

Mary Z Sid

…and this is Ethyl.  Such fun!

Mary Z Ethyl

 

Below is a dragon trophy made by Olivier alias Elyrius Jablonski from France.  Wonderful job!

Olivier alias Elyrius Jablonski

 

Kseniya lives in Yekaterinburg, Russia.   She has been making some great dragons!   Here is a couple of them.  First the blue dragon.

Kseniya's paper mache dragon

Then a green, hanging dragon (along with a close up).   And finally a photo of Kseniya with her dragon.

Kseniya's paper mache dragon 3

Kseniya's paper mache dragon 2

Kseniya's paper mache dragon4

 

Christopher Solchen worked with kids from School District 197 in Minnesota this summer.  They made a dragon while in the day camp.  This was the only photo he was able to capture before the camp ended.  It is certainly a worthy project!  So here is “Storm the Dragon!”  Congrats to Christopher and all the kids!  christopher bolchen's dragon

 

Look at “Masha” from “Masha and the Bear,” made by Dazz (D.A.).  Wonderful likeness!

masha and the bear sculpture- Dazz (D. A)

 

Jeremy Boelter made his first paper mache dragons recently.   Very nicely done!   You can see what Jeremy is up to on his Facebook page.

Jeremy Boelter 'sFirst Dragon Jeremy Boelter 's 2nd Trophy

And this is Jeremy’s first full dragon.  Very cool!

Jeremy Boelter's First Full dragon

And here is Jeremy’s third trophy.  Excellent!

Jeremy Boelter Third Trophy

And his latest, “Ice”.  Great!

Jeremy Boelter's paper mache "Ice"

 

Below is Linda Bunnell’s turtle.  Just an amazing job.  Love the shell!

Linda Bunnell's paper mache turtle

Linda Bunnell's turtle close up

 

Look at Chad Dean’s great dragon trophy!   He made the plaque as well.  Sweet!

chad Dean's paper mache Dragon

 

 

Grace Jerome has made some fantastic paper mache works!   Here is her Zebra.

Grace Jerome's paper mache zebra

And Grace’s incredible dragon!

Grace Jerome's paper mache dragon

Her amazing Lion!

Grace Jerome's paper mache Lion

Look at Grace’s Fox!

Grace Jerome's paper mache Fox

Finally, look at this incredible, full sized Giraffe!   Check out her Facebook Page, https://www.facebook.com/gracejeromeart.

Grace Jerome's paper mache Giraffe

 

Trecy B just finished her first paper mache dragon.  Wonderful!

Trecy b paper mache dragon

 

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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 from people doing paper mache.  If you would like to share a paper mache project on this site, send it to me at:  dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

 

Look at this magnificent paper mache sculpture of Cecil the lion.  It was made by Terry Camp and is displayed at a nursery in Cambria.    I love the little cat with Cecil!

terry camps paper mache cecil at cambria nursery

Another fair, and another great project from Terry! Magnificent!

Terry Camp's newest paper mache

And here are a couple of Terry’s newest projects.  First, a tribute to Diana.   Wonderful!

Terry Camp's tribute to Diana

And another tribute to Hispanic Women.   Great work as always from Terry!

Terry Camp's tribure to Hispanic culture (for in front of candy store)

 

Bradley Pierce has used the techniques in my book to make some fine dragons!  Here is his latest, named Vesper.  Check out Bradley’s website, Awoken Rising.

Bradley Pierce's Vesper

And here are a couple of Bradley’s other dragons.   Excellent work!

bradley-pierces-paper-mache-dragon-trophy

Bradley Pierce's new dragon

 

 

Meera Schuhmann made this amazing dragon with some preschool kids.  That must have been fun to watch!

Meera Schuhmann's dragon with preschool kids

 

Cathy Price made this great trophy (with some help from her son, Finn).   Wonderful!

Cathy Price's paper mache dragon trophy

 

Ed wrote to me saying how much he liked my books.  I’m really flattered.  Below are a few of his excellent projects.  First his little dragon and little monster.   Underneath is his weight lifter.  What fun!

Ed's small dragonEd's little monster

Ed's weight lifterEd's little devil front view

Ed just finished this amazing bug!  Wonderful!

Ed's paper mache bug

Ed just finished this wonderfully whimsical pitcher!   Love it!

ed b pitcher Ed B's paper mache pitcher

 

Here is Lukáš Gavenda’s first dragon trophy.  Love it!  (great against that green wall!)

Luka's paper mache dragon trophy

 

Here is Anna with her dragon.  Wonderful!

Anna's dragon-close up Anna's paper mache dragon

 

 

Here is a trophy made by Mike Adams (to go with his weapon collection).   Beautiful!

Mike Adam's paper mache dragon trophy

Here is another project of Mike’s.  Quite the creature!

Mike Adam's monster

 

Angie Saltman said she would make a dragon for her son’s room.  Boy did she!  Wonderful!

Angie Saltman's paper mache dragon

 

Along the same line…Lincoln Whisler made this costume made for his son.  It is based upon Little Hanzo.  Fantastic!

Lincoln Whisler's costume made for his son

 

Here is Nicolas Rammell’s first dragon.  Very nicely done!

Nicolas Rammell's paper mache dragon

And here is Nic’s second dragon, a trophy. Also wonderful!

Nicolas Rammell's dragon

 

 

Below is Claudia Yolanda Bujalesky’s first paper mache dragon.  Excellent job!

Claudia Yolanda Bujalesky's paper mache dragon

 

Here is Stephanie Turic’s first paper mache dragon.  Excellent!  Had to post the cute photo with Stephanie too.

Stephanie Turic's first paper mache dragon 2 Stephanie Turic's first paper mache dragon.

Stephanie also made this cute little monster!

Stephanie Turic's paper mache monster

 

And here is a great first dragon made by Joachim Oberhage.  Very nice job!

Joachim Oberhage's paper mache dragon

And here is his second dragon.   Beautiful!

Jochen Oberhage's dragon

 

This is so much fun!  Uwe Morgenstern has a colleague named Peter who always would cook bockwurst for him and his friends at breakfast.   Peter is retiring and Uwe presented him with this paper mache likeness of Peter.   Fantastic!

Uwe Morgenstern's likeness of Peter

Here a couple, more recent, projects made by Uwe.   First is Ganesha.  Great!

Uwe Morgenstern's Ganesha

And here is Uwe’s cool cat!

Uwe Morgenstern's cat

And here is Uwe’s man with a cigar.  Fun!

Uwe Morgenstern's man with cigar

Uwe has been making more great art!  Here is one for Halloween!  Great face!

Uwe Morgenstern's pumpkin

Here is an excellent tree demon from Uwe!

Uwe Morgenstern's demon in a tree

I love this next one, a soccer loving cat.  Uwe has his own way of celebrating his favorite club!

Uwe Morgenstern's soccer loving cat

And another project by Uwe.  Excellent!

Uwe morganstern's face in frame

 

 

Erica Everhart’s “Lena”.  She made it for her daughter (underneath the dragon).  It is a Nightwing dragon, from the book series “Wings of Fire.”   Wonderful!

Erica Everhart's "Lena"

 

Dom Buxton is a fine artist.  Here are a couple of trophies he made using my paper and cloth techniques.   Wonderful!  You can see more of Dom’s work on his website, www.chewintheart.com.

Here is Dom’s “Mungo”.

Dom Buxton's Mungo

And here is Dom’s “Rufus”

Dom Buxton's Rufus

 

Here is a dragon made by Josenilson Silva. Beautiful

Josenilson Silvas paper mache dragon

 

Speaking of dragons….check out the one in John Devayne’s front yard!  Very cool!

John Devaynes Dragon

 

Look at Leslie Haugen’s paper mache fish!  Lovely!

Leslie Haugen's paper mache fish

 

 

Below is Maria Coleman’s paper mache horse (along with one of her daughters having fun with the horse), painted in the style of Mexican alebrijes.  Wonderful.

maria colemans paper mache

And below is a few more project made by Maria.  First a lamb, and a little monster.

maria-colemans-paper-mache-lambMaria Colemans paper mache monster

And here is Maria’s fish and a project in progress.

Maria Colemans-FishMaria Colemans paper mache project

 

 

Look at this magnificent paper mache sculpture of Cecil the lion.  It was made by Terry Camp and is displayed at a nursery in Cambria.    I love the little cat with Cecil!

terry camps paper mache cecil at cambria nursery

 

Below are two excellent dragons made by Veronika Czebes.  Very nice!

veronika-czebes-paper-mache-dragon2 veronika-czebes-paper-mache-dragon

 

 

And here is another cool trophy.  This is Juan Carlos’ “Rexy”.  Wonderful!

juan-carlos-paper-mache-rexy

 

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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 from people doing paper mache.  If you would like to share a paper mache project on this site, send it to me at:  dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

 

Judith Wade is an author, and now a sculptor!  She made the main character in her book “The Lost Dragon”.  Congratulations on both!

Judith Wade's paper mache dragon

 

Here is Марфа Корякина’s dragon.  Love this photo!

Марфа Корякина dragon

And here is another piece by Марфа.  Really great!

Марфа Корякина's newest

Finally, Марфа’s latest works

Марфа's paper mache wolfman Марфа's paper mache seadragon

 

 

This is John Cooper’s “Snaggletooth”.  Yes, those are real horns!  Very nice work!

John Cooper's "Snaggletooth"

Below is Dani (Rhea McCullough) and her little Drogon.    Perfect!

dany and drogon (Rhea McCullough)

Lisa Albien made this excellent dragon.  He lives in the woods.

Lisa Albien's paper mache dragon

Here is Sarah Handel’s first paper mache dragon.  Fantastic!

Sarahs paper mache Dragon

Shauntelle Thompson’s made a unicorn for daughter Sophie.  Here they are.  What a lucky girl!

shauntelle Thompson's unicorn with Sophie

 

Check out David Wood’s paper mache totem!  Amazing!

david Wood's paper mache totem

And here is David’s first project, a dragon trophy.   Very nice.

avid's paper mache Dragon Head

Chelsea just started making dragon trophies.  Here are her first two.   Beautiful!

chelsea's dragons

 

Below is Helen Köhler’s first dragon.  She likes the white of the cloth mache so she decided not to paint.   Great job!  You can see more about this dragon on Helen’s Facebook page.

Helen_Köhler's dragon

And here is Helen’s second dragon.   He loves to climb trees!

Helen_Köhler's second dragon

 

This is Rich Helm’s paper mache angler fish.  Fantastic.  If you’d like to read about the making of this project, check out Rich’s blog here.

Rich Helm's paper mache "Wilburine"

Below is Karin Stern’s first paper cache dragon. Beautiful!
Karin Stern's first paper mache dragon
And here is a great piece of art made by Brian Hendricks.  Excellent!
Brian Hendricks' paper mache art

 

 

Here is my friend, João Carlos’ first paper mache dragon trophy.  Beautiful job!

João_Carlos' paper mache dragon

And below is João Carlos’ second trophy, a deer head.  Excellent!

João Carlos' paper mache deer head

João continues to be very busy making art.  Look at his new works below!  First, João with his new dragon trophy.

João with his new dragon trophy

And another.. his blue Tiamat dragon.

João CarlosBlue Tiamat

And here is João’s angler fish and wolfman! Amazing!

João with his angler fishJoão's wolfman

João made this chalice as a commission.  Very cool!

João chalice

 

 

 

Below is Darmoyo Ramli with his dragon.  Great work!

Terima Kashish's paper mache dragon

 

Here is Cheri Rose’s first paper mache dragon.  Wonderful job!  Love the colors.

Cheri Rose's paper mache dragon

 

 

This is Dan Wolff’s dragon trophy.  Excellent!

Dan Wolff's paper mache dragon

And this is Dan’s “Opus”.  I love this piece!

Dan Wolff opus

And here are some of Dan’s masks.  Very cool!

Dan Wolff's paper mache masks

 

Kyle Breske’s also decided to do some paper mache.  Here he is with his excellent dragon!  Kyle is on the left  🙂

Kyle Breske's paper mache dragon

 

Coleen Johnston has made some very nice paper mache art.  Here is here baby dragon emerging from the egg! Splendid!

Coleen Johnston's paper mache dragon- baby

And here is Coleen’s dragon trophy.  Excellent.

Coleen Johnston's paper mache dragon trophy

 

Below is some of Fabiano Pimentel’s paper mache art.   First, a dragon.

Fabiano Pimentel's paper mache3

And this great clown!

Fabiano Pimentel's paper mache2

Finally, Fabiano’s fantastic pin head!

Fabiano Pimentel's paper mache

 

I conducted paper mache classes for many years with kids.  So I know how much work it can be.  Marcia Morehead teaches art for the Fowlerville Community Schools.  She runs a paper mache class based upon my blog.   I’m very flattered.   Here are some of the pieces her students made.

Abby and Chloe’s paper mache monster

Abby and Chloe's paper mache monster

Abby and Nathan’s

abby and Nathan's paper mache monster

Aliya and Bella’s

Aliya and Bella's paper mache monster

Bre and Behah’s

Bre and Behah's paper mache monster

Finally, Charlotte and Samantha’s.    Congratulations all!

Charlotte and Samantha's paper mache monster

 

 

Pamela Vogan Lynch also taught art in New York (one of many things she did over a 35 year career!)  She sent me a few photos of pieces made by her students.   I love seeing students getting the opportunity to play with this medium.  Thank you to Pam and all the art teachers out there who are brave enough offer this to their kids!

“Monstro” by Emily Metruck

"monstro" by Emily Metruck

Jessica House’s “Jerome”

Jessica House's "Jerome"

“Lounge Lizard” by Ryan Sullivan

"lounge lizard" by Ryan Sullivan

 

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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and to make something they love.  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!

Check out this dragon made by Yohan A. Gonzalez.  Beautiful!
Yohan A. Gonzalez's dragon
This is Mary Mason’s paper mache rabbit.  It is called,”First Impression.” Very nice work!
Mary Mason's paper mache "First Impression"

Here is another really cool dragon!  This three headed guy was made by Roni Zelikson.  Fantastic job!

Roni Zelikson's paper mache dragon

Below is Jörg Gröger’s bat.  Excellent work!

Jörg Gröger's paper mache bat

Crystal Sims made this great dragon!  This is her first.   Really nice job!

Crystal Sims' paper mache dragon
This very cool trophy was made by Michael Eck.  Love it!
michael-ecks-paper-mache-trophy
And here is the unicorn Michael just finished.  Wonderful!
Michael Eck's paper mache unicorn

Look at this great flower post made by Philip Stone!  Excellent work!

Phillip Stone's paper mache flower pot
Here is one of Philip’s earlier pots.
Philip Stone's paper mache plant pot
Below is Rhonda Egeland’ dragon.  Beautiful!  Love the colors.
Rhonda Egeland's paper mache dragon
Here is a great paper mache dragon trophy.  Rachel calls this her “Scottish dragon”.  Beautiful!
Rachel's paper mache Scottish dragon trophy
Students at the International School of Beaverton Oregon have been watching my videos and making their own paper mache sculptures.  They are all fantastic!  Here are a few below.
Taylor and Ajay’s unicorn
Taylor and Ajay's paper mache unicorn
And Ethans bird.
Ethans paper mache sculpture
Here is Lera E’s dragon.
Lera E's paper mache dragon
And another dragon made by Claire W. and Ashley S.
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Below is Andreea Lorga and Mahak Juneja’s “Scary Cougar”
Andreea Lorga and Mahak Juneja's paper mache cougar
And last but not least, Ahad Aziz and Annabel Lofts’  Pheonix.  Congratulations to all of the students in the class!
Ahad Aziz and Annabel Lofts' paper mache Pheonix
This is Brittany’s paper mache dragon.  She made it for a contest at school.   Even though she learned my techniques from my videos etc, this dragon is uniquely hers.  It is magnificent!
brittanys paper mache dragon3
Here is another view.
brittanys paper mache dragon2
Fantastic!
Below are some of Gert In’t Ven’s  projects.  He lives in Belgium.  Here is his dragon.  Terrific!
Gert's paper mache dragon
Below is Gert’s dragon trophy.
gert's paper mache
And below is one of Gert’s monsters.   Very nice!

gert's paper mache monster

Check out Barbara Sutton’s  “Headless Horseman”!   So fun!
barbara suttons's paper mache headless horseman
And here is another piece of Barbara’s.  Very nice!
barbara-suttonss-paper-mache-dolphin-with mermaid


Here is 9 year old Martin from Spain.  He has been making paper mache for quite a while now.  Here he is with his dragon trophy.
Martin's paper mache dragon trophy
And a couple of Martin’s newer projects.   The monster that ate New York.
Martins new york eating paper mache monster
And Martin’s hippo.
Martins paper mache hippo
And Martin’s pumpkin.
martins paper mache pumpkin

Anne is a Natural Science Illustrator.   She used some of my paper mache techniques to make these costumes.  She wears them around Chicago and NYC
Paper mache wooly mammoth
She calls these her “Happy Pleistoscene”

paper mache happy pleistoscene

 

Here is Ben’s first dragon.   Wonderful!

bens paper mache dragon 2 

I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and to make something they love.  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!

 

We’ll start with Giovanni’s “Fantasy Paper Mache Design”.  Magnificent!

Giovanni's "Fantasy Paper Mache Design"

 

Below are a few of Cindy Newbry’s projects.  First, a very nice dragon!

Cindy Newbry's paper mache dragon

Cindy also made this cool puppet.

Cindy Newbry's puppet

And another excellent looking piece.  Great job Cindy!

Cindy Newbry's paper mache project

Here is Cindy Newbry’s newest project.  An amazing multi-piece deep water dragon!  Fantastic work!

cindy newbry sea dragon

cindy newbry water dragon

Here is another great project made by Cindy.  Amazing!

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This Peter Scott’s cat head.  I love cats, and this is wonderful.  Better yet, he makes his paper mache projects to raise awareness of cat rescue.  Couldn’t be a better cause.   To see more of his work, and his rescue efforts, visit, snuzplanet.com

Peter Scott's paper mache cat head for snuzplanet

 

 

Below is elementary teacher John Rose’s dragon. He  made this for a float.  Excellent!

John Rose's paper mache dragon

Here is another shot of the dragon with his friends.  This shows you the scale.   Love the costumes too!

John Rose's paper mache dragon 2

Speaking of great dragons, look at the one Chantilly Ortiz made.   Really beautiful!