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  • Amrapali

    June 21, 2024 at 12:10 pm
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    For a basic paper mache project, you’ll need the following materials:

    1. Paper – Newspaper, tissue paper, or even paper towels work great. Shredded or torn paper works best.

    2. Flour or glue – You’ll need a paste to bind the paper together. You can make a simple paste by mixing flour and water, or use a white glue like Elmer’s.

    3. Water – For mixing the paste.

    4. Balloons, molds, or forms – These provide the base or structure for your paper mache project.

    5. Scissors or ripping tools – For cutting or tearing the paper.

    6. Paintbrushes or sponges – For applying the paper mache mixture.

    7. Paint, decorations, and sealant (optional) – Once your paper mache piece is dry, you can paint it, add decorations, and seal it with a clear sealant.

    The key is to have the right balance of paper, paste, and water to create a smooth, workable paper mache mixture. Start with simple shapes and build up layers to create your desired paper mache creation.

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