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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!

dragon cheri Rosejpg

 

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!

om Hering Sir_Daniel_Fortesque (2)

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!

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 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)

Terry has just sent me his latest masterpiece.   It’s called “Fight Like A Girl!”   Perfect title.  Another amazing project!

“Fight Like A Girl” Terry Camp

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 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 Teresa Sizemore’s “Templeton”.    He got into the candy.  This is me on Halloween!  Love this piece!

Teresa Sizemore's paper mache Templeton
And here is Teresa’s “Homer”.   Adorable!
Teresa sizemore's paper mache Homer
This is Sam, Teresa’s dachshund.  Just fantastic!
Teresa Sizemore's dachshund sam3
This deserves a second look.  Here is Sam from the front.

Teresa Sizemore's dachshund sam2

Teresa has another dog, Abby.  Check out this portrait of both.   Wonderful!

Teresa Sizemore's Sam and Abby

 

 

Linda Ogden has been making some great paper mache projects!  Look at this one!  Fun!

Linda Ogden's paper mache project

And here is Linda’s “Cat Dragon”.  Magnificent!

Linda Ogden's paper mache "cat:dragon"

Here is a dragon that Joe made for his daughter.   What a great dad!

Joe's paper mache dragon

And here is Joe with his daughter.  Cute!

Joe, his daughter and dragon

 

Here are a few great trophies made by Rob Tracey.  First is his latest.

Rob Tracey's paper mache dragon

And more of  Rob’s dragons.   Very nice!
rob's paper mache dragon

And another.

robs newest paper mache dragon

And another!

rob's paper mache dragon2

And yet another great trophy by Rob!

Robert Tracey's paper mache dragon

 

 

Below is Junior Vieira’s fish.  Great job!
Junior Vieira's paper mache fish

And here is Kaitlyn Jordan’s dragon. Excellent work!

Kaitlyn Jordan's dragon

Below is Hakan Özcan’s paper mache dragon.  Beautiful!

Hakan Özcan's paper mache dragon

Ellie Taylor teaches art.   This is “Fred the Dragon”, a collaboration of her 2016 class.  Magnificent!

Ellice Taylor's student's dragon
Fred deserves a close-up.
Ellice Taylor's student's dragon -close up

Here is a dragon trophy made by Raymond Bennett.  Beautiful!

Raymond Bennett 's paper mache trophy
And here is Ray’s second “white dragon” trophy.  Excellent!
ray bennett's paper mache white dragon
Here is Raymond’s Red dragon!
raymond-bennetts-paper-mache-dragon2
And Raymond’s version of Game of Thrones Drogon.  Great!
Rayond Bennett's Drogon

Yehonathan (and his dad Alon) made this mask for the festival of Purim.  Wonderful job!

Yehonathan (and Alon) paper mache mask

 

Below is Sarah Reynold’s first paper mache trophy. Amazing!
Sarah Reynold's paper mache trophy
Sarah certainly didn’t stop here.  Check out the Jabba the Hut she made for a church event (based upon Star Wars).  Amazing!

sara reynold's paper mache jabba

And here is a shark Sarah just finished.   Very cool!

sarah reynold's paper mache shark

 

Speaking of cool trophies…look at this unusual one made by Bill Bradley.

Bill's paper mache dragon trophy

 

 

And here is a project Bill refurbished to give to his mum.   This is “Bradley”.  Crazy!

Bill's mum's paper mache project Bradley

Bill also made this very cool mask!

Bill's paper mache head

 

And here is a great project Dana Douin.  It’s called, “Psst, I´m a birdbath.”  Love it!
Dana Douin's "Psst, I´m a birdbath"

Here is Uwe Morgenstern’s cat, “Moritz.” Adorable

Uwe Morgenstern's cat "Moritz"
Uwe also makes dragons.  This one is “Thyzon”
Uwe Morgenstern's paper mache dragon "Thyzon"
And here is another of Uwe’s dragons.
Uwe Morgenstern's dragon
You can see more of Uwe’s projects on page 31.

 

 

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.
Claire w. And Ashley s. paper mache dragon Claire w. And Ashley s. paper mache dragon-back
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 more photos sent to me by people doing paper mache.   If you have paper mache art that you would like me to display just send them to me at dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

I want to start with my friend and fellow artist, Matt, aka “Nubbie.”  He’s been making some great art.  I love the size and attitude of his projects.   Let’s start with his dragons.  Here is Matt with his giant dragon trophy!  Matt is the one on the left.   🙂

matt nubies paper mache dragon

And look at this beauty!

matt-nubies paper mache trophy

And another, this time his “Wyvern.”

nubie's paper mache wyvern new

nubie's paper mache wyvern new 2

And here is Matt again with this blue woman and another big trophy.  So cool!

nubbie's newest paper mache project

Finally, Matt also made this cool unicorn.

matt-nubies paper mache unicorn

 

Here are some amazing paper mache projects made by Carla Shipley’s classes at Hoffmann Lane Elementary School in New Braunfels, Texas.  This is  “Artemis”.
carla shipleys paper mache artemis 2

Carla’s paper mache “Mariposa Bonita.” Very nice!

carla shipleys classes paper mache mariposa bonita

Below is Tiffany’s trophy, “Millie.”  Exceptional.

Tiffanys paper mache Mille

Check out Sharon Armstrong’s  house elves.  The first is “Bobbins”.  What fun!
Sharons paper mache 2 Bobbins- House Elf (1)
And here is “Doubie”.
Sharons paper mache Doubie
And Sharon also made this dragon.  Cool!
Sharons paper mache winchester on Halloween 11 107
Kim and Katrina made a couple of paper mache dragons.  Here is “Pete.”
kim and katrinas paper mache pete
And here is “Ruth”.  Wonderful!
kim and katrinas paper mache ruth
Here is the first monster made by the Dennis family.  Remember, the family that does paper mache together, stays together!
the dennis families paper mache monster2The dennis family paper mache monster close up
This is Suzy with her first paper mache project/costume, “Billy.”  Excellent!
Susy paper mache billy
This is Alex’s T-rex along with his son, Girassol.  Great piece, and I love this photo!
alexs paper mache trex with girassol
Okay, so Anita had cancer.  Her two friends Makayla and Madison made some cancer fighting paper mache monsters.  Perfect!
anitas paper mache cancer monsters
anitas paper mache cancer monsters2
Here is Meike’s first dragon.  Great job!
meikes first paper mache dragon
And here is Meike’s second dragon, a trophy this time.   Really great!
meikes paper mache dragon trophy2
 Lisa has been doing some great paper mache work.  Here are some of her projects.  First, the bear.
lisas paper mache bear
And her fish.
lisas paper mache fish again
And her giraffe.   Wonderful projects.
lisas paper mache giraffe trophy
Below is Jerry’s paper mache “Mean-n-Green” monster.  Fun!
jerry and lindsay paper mache Mean-n-Green
And this is Lindsay’s  monster with cat, Allie.  Lindsay is Jerry’s daughter.  You know what they say…”The family that makes monsters together….(well, you know the rest).”  Delightful.
lindsays paper mache monster with Allie
Here is Lee’s paper mache ET.   A perfect rendition.  And the finger and chest light up.
Lees paper mache ET
This is Jerry Phelans paper mache “Peep Eater”.
 kathryns brothers paper mache dragon
You need a close up of this.   So fun!
gerard phelans paper mache peep eater2
Jerry has been at it again.  Look at his newest project called “Gladiators Who Cook!”  Funny!
Jerry Phelan's paper mache "Gladiators who cook"
This is Tracie’s paper mache bust.  Just beautiful!
tracies paper mache bust
I love this paper mache rabbit made by Jo Schaefer.   Magnificent!
jo schaefers paper mache bunny
This deserves another look.  Lovely.
joshaefers paper mache bunny2
Finally, this is Charlene’s paper mache “Luis Gluton” (a.k.a. Luis the Glutto).   Excellent.
charlenes paper mache luis gluton
You have to see the tongue close up.  Look at the texture on the tongue.  And cool drool too!
charlenes paper mache luis gluton tongue
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I’m always thrilled when people use my books and videos and to make something they love.  Here are more photos sent to me by people doing paper mache.   If you have paper mache art that you would like me to display just send them to me at dan@gourmetpapermache.com.   Enjoy!

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

MIke Murphy's paper mache Audrey

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

Mike Murphy's Addam's Family Marlin

Below are a few of Rachel’s paper mache projects.  Here is one of my favorites.  It’s called the “Three Wise Gollums”

Rachel's paper mache ThreeWiseGollums1

Here is Rachel’s cute little dragon.

rachels paper mache Dragon front

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

Rachel's paper mache monkey with hat2

This is Rachel’s Billy Bob

Rache's paper mache Billy Bob

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

Rachel's paper mache Arthur Pendragon

Here a few of Rache’s fantastic Mariachis!

Rachel's Mariachi

Rachel's paper mache Mariachi

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

Rachel's Marcie

And here’s Marcie from the back.

Marcie from the back

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

Siebe Vu's paper mache dragon trophy

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

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

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

Que Bigg's paper mache dragon

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

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

Another look.

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

And a close up.

paolo's paper mache dragon on empire state building

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

Jolene De Swardt's paper mache dragon

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

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

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

John Daly's paper mache Praying mantis costume

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

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