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The pattern shows you how to build your wire armature so all the proportions are right from the start.
Then you add crumpled foil to fill out the rounded forms – the pattern helps with that, too.
After your sculpture gets a thin layer of paper strips and paste, you’ll finish it with acrylic paint and varnish.
Use the pattern along with the videos below to see make your paper mache Chihuahua:
To make your Chihuahua you’ll need:
- Aluminum armature wire (or any light wire that’s easy to bend)
- Aluminum foil
- Masking tape
- Paper strips and paste
- Acrylic paint and varnish
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