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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.

Connie Lanz The Elven War Elk4

From the back.  Wonderful!

Connie Lanz The Elven War Elk3

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!

Oliver and Thinnamie2

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!

jonas blue dragon2

 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!

behir DandD Jonas

 

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.  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”

Daniele Pons Venice Carnival 2020 (Italy) SAN GIORGIO E IL DRAGO2 Daniele Pons Venice Carnival 2020 (Italy) SAN GIORGIO E IL DRAGO

 

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

Eb Jones baby dragon Eb Jones baby dragon 3

And here is a gator made by Eb.

Eb alligator paper mache

EB paper mache alligator2

 

 

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!

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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 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

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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.   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!

 

Check this out!  Chris Burgess wanted to raise money for Talbot Primary School.  So he made this dragon which dispenses candy and breathes smoke!  Fantastic!

Chris Burgess dragon Chris Burgess dragon 2

 

Here is another really cool dragon (and castle!).   This one made by Belinda Hammond.  Fantastic!

belinda hammond dragon

 

Below is Graham Fice’s dragon  trophy.  Very nice work!

Graham Fice's dragon

 

Here is Marjorie Sarrazin’s Wampa (from Star Wars).   Beautiful!

Marjorie Sarrazin's Wampa from Star Wars

 

Below are some excellent projects made by Jennifer Buckingham.  First, is “Green Dragon.”

Jennifer Buckingham's Greendragon A

This next one is “Ice Dragon”.

Jennifer Buckingham's paper mache dragon

And here is Jennifer’s Medusa named “Vashj”. Fantastic!

Jennifer Buckingham's Vashj 1

 

 

This is Erick Angel Demetrio’s first dragon.  Looks like a super hero dragon to me.  Great job!

erick angel Demetrio's first dragon

 

Steven Collins made this monster for a video.  Wonderful!

Steven Collins' monster

 

Below are two of Sue Gregson’s dragons.  The hanging one is “Geoffrey” and the trophy is “Arthur.”  Excellent!

Sue Gregson's Geoffrey Sue Gregson's Arthur

 

Phil and his son Jupiter (in the photo) made their first dragon.   Fantastic!

 Jupiter with Phil's dragon

 

Beate (from Germany) made a couple of marvelous dragons.   First is her Chinese dragon “Long” made for good luck.  Underneath is her second dragon made to accompany the princess.   Excellent pieces!

Beate from Germany's "Long" beate's dragon Long-close up

 Germany's second dragon

 

Phyllis  Wheaton made this amazing dragon!   It is 50 feet long!  She used paper mache on the head.  So cool!

PHYLLIS Wheaton's dragon

Here is Kristýna_Macková’s first dragon, “Bóďa”. Wonderful!

Kristýna_Macková Bóďa

Below is a dragon trophy made by Eddie Sheffield.   He won some awards with this.  I can see why!

Eddie Sheffield's dragon2 Eddie Sheffield's dragon

 

Here are a couple of dragons made by Brenda Nyhof.  First, a beautiful dragon for the wall!

Brenda Nyhof's dragon

And here is Brenda’s dragon trophy.  Excellent!

Brenda Nyhof 's paper mache dragon trophy

 

 

Deborah Palazzolo lives in Geneva, Switerland.  She found a copy of my first book from years ago, The Simple Screamer.  So she made a screamer and named it “Chichila.”  I think it’s adorable.  Great job!

Deborah Palazzolo's Screamer"Chichila"

This is Hope D Clark’s dragon.   Very nicely done!

Hope D Clark's dragon

 

Jesus lives in Columbia.   After seeing some of my videos he decided to make hiw own dragon.  What a beautiful job!

jesus paper mache dragon

Below is Vanessa’s first paper mache dragon.   Nicely done!

Vanessa's paper mache dragon

 

Kyle Dickens  made this award winning two-headed dragon.  Magnificent!

Kyle Dickens 2 headed drgaon

And here is Kyle’s Frog Monster.   Wonderful!

Kyle Dickens frog monster

 

Here is one of Ben Juenger’s dragons!   Great!  You can see his video of this here.

Ben Juenger's dragon

Here are Gretel Krusel’s  cute cats.   The one on the right is Mabel.  Gretel’s son calls the one on the left “God Cat”.  The one in the middle is yet to be named.

Gretel Krusel's paper mache cats

 

 

Check out Mike Esker’s (Aka “This Old Geek”) King Cobra.  Excellent!

Mike Esker's King Cobra Mike Esker's King Cobra-back

And this is Mike’s new snowman, on vacation!  Funny!

This old geek (mike esker) paper mache snowman

 

Christopher Bach made this wonderful dragon named,  “Sharok”.

Christopher Bach's Sharok 2

This deserves another angle.   Excellent work!

Christopher Bach's sharok

 

Sally Atkins teaches in a school in Dorset England.  She made this Smaug, with the help of some kids, for the library she works in.   This is terrific!

Sally Atkins' -from Dorset England-Smaug in the library

 

Sarah Moses Earl made a dragon for her son.   He seems to like it!  Great job!

Sarah Moses Earl dragon2

Here is another view of just the dragon.

Sarah Moses Earl's dragon for son

 

Below are three wonderful dragons made by Tim Speyer.  Love the movement in these!

Tim Speyer's new paper mache dragon

Tim Speyer's new paper mache dragon- close up

Tim Speyer's black paper mache dragon Tim Speyer's black dragon- close up

Tim Speyer's gold paper mache dragon