My friendly bullfrog

Made by Eva

Some time ago, I got the idea that I wanted to build a frog wall. Don’t ask me why, but I think it has something to do with the fact that frogs all look so friendly. The first frog I ever made was a frog riding a snail. So when I was scrolling through pinterest and saw this bullfrog, I knew I had to make it. It would fit perfectly. So now, we are two weeks later and he is part of the family.

I followed mainly the youtube videos accompanying this project. I used a flower and water mixture to do the newspaper. Then I painted it white. I tried to follow the youtube video that used paper towels, but that was impossible. They all completely broke and it became a really big mess, so I just scraped it all off again and skipped that step. So then I used tissue paper for the coloring together with some powdered glue. I made some darker spots in the white area, but I think I put too many white tissue papers over it, so these spots are not really visible anymore (when it was wet, these spots were visible). I just used some ping pong balls that I found around the house for the eyes.

I am so happy with the result and he really fits in the wall between all his new friends.
Thank you for the good idea!

Frog with paper mache applied
Frog with paper mache applied
Paper Mache frog ready to paint
Paper Mache frog ready to paint

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