How to Sculpt Paper Mache Animals

There are almost 200 tutorials on this site that show you how to create your own paper mache animals. To see them all, scroll through the tutorials below.

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If you’re just getting started with your animal sculpting adventure, watch this free three-part course.

Make this famous blue hippo from ancient Egypt while learning how to sculpt animals –  it’s a fun, easy project, and it makes  a great gift.

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Sculpt a paper mache Blue-Footed Booby

Starting the Blue Footed Booby, Balancing on Two Feet Starting the Blue Footed Booby Sculpture… Click hre to download my free PDF pattern for a Blue-Footed Booby. In this video you can see …

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Painting a paper mache moose with latex paint

Painting the Moose with Latex Paints

This video shows you how to use a few sample jars of latex paint to add color to a paper mache moose.

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Mix fur colors with latex paint

Mix Fur Colors with Latex Paint

Use just four sample colors of latex paint to create a nice range of warm browns and gray for painting fur.

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Make a paper mache moose wall sculptuire

Make a Paper Mache Moose

Make a paper mache moose head for your wall. This sculpture is easy to make with the pattern, cardboard, paper mache and paint.

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Easy Easter Bunny with Paper Mache

Make a Quick and Easy Easter Bunny

This paper mache Easter Bunny is fast and easy to make. It would be a great project to do with kids.

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Another fast giant portrait iin clay

Another Fast Giant Portrait – Playing Around With Clay

I spent another hour playing around with clay – this time moving the clay to change my first giant into my second giant. And I had a lot of fun doing it. It’s a clay sketch, really – a way to practice sculpting without being too worried about getting it right.

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Hippo wall sculpture pattern for paper mache

Hippo Pattern

This Hippo wall sculpture is easy to make with the pattern, cardboard, and paper mache.

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Lady Peppy

Lady Peppy – Adding the Magic Sculpt… My mixed media sculpture of a Shih Tzu wearing a winter outfit from Downton Abbey is done… This is the second video in a …

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Sculpting a Shih Tzu Dressed Like Lady Edith from Downton Abbey

Sculpting “Lady Peppy,” Part 1 – A Shih Tzu Dressed Like a Character from Downton Abbey The real Peppy would never allow me to dress her in a hat and fancy blouse like Lady Edith from Downton Abbey… …but I …

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Make a fast and easy panda with paper mache

Fast Panda – an Easy-Peasy Paper Mache Project

This easy-to-make panda head is fast to make, but it’s delightful when it’s done. It’s a great project to do with your grandkids. 🙂

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Horse sculpture pattern for paper mache

Horse Pattern

Make a paper mache horse head sculpture with this easy pattern.

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Turn a Drawing Into a Paper Mache Sculpture

You can surprise a loved one by turning their simple drawing into a paper mache sculpture.

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Finished paper mache bison

Super Light Armature for Large Figures! Plus Free Bison Pattern.

Today’s guest tutorial comes from our friend Jane Adamo. She’s previously shown us some of her sculptures on the Daily Sculptors page. In this post …

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How to make a paper mache mouse

Make a Paper Mache Mouse

This little mouse is fast and easy to make, with a pattern inside and just one layer of paper strips and paste.

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How to make paper mache feathers

How to Make Paper Mache Feathers

Learn how to make realistic paper mache feathers, with some wire, masking tape, and one layer of paper strips and paste (or glue).

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Fox Mask Pattern for Paper Mache

Make a Fox Mask or Wall Sculpture

This fox mask pattern is easy to use, with cereal box cardboard, one layer of paper mache, and paint.

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25 paper mache tutorials

25 Paper Mache Tutorials You Won’t Want to Miss!

Make an octopus, a giant bear, a giraffe for your baby’s nursery – and many more step-by-step guest tutorials for paper mache.

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How to make paper mache.

How to Make Paper Mache – The 5 Basic Steps

If you want to know how to make paper mache, this post is for you. Paper mache (or papier-mâché, if you prefer to say it …

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How to make a silicone mold for paper mache

How to Make a Silicone Mold for Paper Mache

Create multiple copies of your paper mache masks and sculptures with Rebound 25 silicone molds. Great idea for costume designers and sellers.

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Sculpt a Baby Bonobo with WED Clay

Sculpt a Baby Bonobo, Starting with WED Clay

This WED clay sculpture of a grinning baby bonobo is the first step of the project. In the next video he’ll be finished, and I’ll hang him on my bathroom wall, to add a touch of cheer to the small space.

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