Made by Jean Ford
I created several dog paper mache sculptures using Jonni’s paper mache clay recipe combined with my idea of real dog hair. For several years I groomed dogs professionally and now groom my own dogs only. I thought it was wasteful to throw out their beautiful hair so I started creating paintings using dog hair. Then I wanted to do a sculpture but I didn’t know what materials to use. I came across the Ultimate Paper Mache website and videos. Jonni made it look fun and the clay was very sturdy for my sculptures. So, I tried the paper mache clay and found it to be the perfect base for the dog hair to be glued to. The Schnauzer is life size and has the dog’s real hair glued to it.