Paper Mache Recipes (Including Paper Mache Clay and DIY Air Dry Clay)
We currently have over 40 posts on this site with paper mache recipes, including different types of paste and glue that can be used to stick paper strips together. We also have quite a few variations of my own famous recipe for Paper Mache Clay.
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These two new recipes for paper mache clay appear to be weatherproof. They’re based on a recipe from Warren Eggleton, who created giant pots with weatherproof paper mache clay, and they stayed outside on Australia for at least 6 years.
Can we use powdered drywall joint compound instead of the pre-mixed kind that the Silky-Smooth Air Dry Clay recipe calls for? Our friend Karima Rebecca …
Is paper mache clay waterproof? This video tells you why it isn’t, but also gives some tips so you can use your paper mache clay sculptures outside anyway – at least for awhile.
Create a strong paper mache mask really fast by using Titebond III glue instead of the usual flour and water paste. Just one layer completes your masterpiece.
This super-easy paper mache paste contains no flour, it’s gluten-free, and it doesn’t attract mold or insects. And it’s perfect for grade school art teachers.
This paper mache clay recipe without flour will be helpful for paper mache sculptors who worry about critters being attracted to the flour in the original recipe.
I spent the last several weeks playing around with recipes I found online for this cheap and reusable gelatin and glycerine mold-making material. The recipe …