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.
Scroll down below to see them all.
Watch how I added the paper mache clay to my alpaca portrait, and hear answers to the most common questions about paper mache clay.
Can we make paper mache clay with DAP drywall joint compound, even though I’ve been telling you for years that it won’t work? Yes, it’s possible, and in this video I show you how.
Lately, I’ve been using cooked flour and water paste and Titebond III wood glue for my traditional paper mache projects. But which one is best for your next project?
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
Can you make paper mache clay or silky-smoothy air dry clay without joint compound? In this video I do an experiment to find out.
In this video I show you how I make cooked flour and water paste for my paper mache sculptures, and when it’s worth extra time to make it.
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.
An unusual method of making paper mache, and a 3-generation history with puppets.
This video shows how to use the gelatin and glycerine mold-making material to make a mold. (You’ll find the actual recipe and mixing method in
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