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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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
These masks were made with paper mache clay by Mark Morse. The masks looked like this before finishing: From Mark: I have also included some
Note: If you like the big cats you might also be interested in my lion wall mask pattern. There’s no silicone mold or plaster required
Since this is a blog devoted to paper mache, what I’m about to say may seem like blasphemy–I’m going to suggest that paper mache may not be the best craft material for very young children. First, I’ll tell you why I think that’s true, and then I’ll tell you why I think paper clay is a better alternative.
Paper mache paste recipes, including raw and cooked paste made with flour and water, plus no-flour options to eliminate the risk of mold.