Papier Mache

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Sarah Hand

Papier mache is back—and not just for kids! In this third book in the Art Makers series, artists of all skill levels, crafty families, and others will love learning to work with their hands to make and then create with papier mache.

The perfect tactile and environmentally conscious art form, papier mache uses simple, affordable, and recyclable tools and can be made easily at home. This accessible guide covers the tools, materials, and techniques for making papier mache, followed by step-by-step projects for making quirky, whimsical, folk art–inspired:

  • Home decor
  • Gifts
  • Jewelry
  • Dolls
  • Animal figurines
  • And much more

Art Makers: Papier Mache is the perfect book for anyone wanting to get started with this fun, easy technique, or for those who want to revisit the joy of making papier mache from their childhood.

The Art Makers series is designed for beginning artists and arts-and-crafts enthusiasts who are interested in experiencing fun hands-on mediums, including polymer clay and embroidery.

PRICE: $21.99 / Can$28.99 / £14.99

MEDIUM: Craft, Mixed Media, Origami and Paper Crafts, Polymer Clay

SERIES: Art Makers

FORMAT: Paperback

ISBN: 9781633228924

SIZE: 8.75 in x 11.67in / 222.25mm x 296.42 mm

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Sarah Hand is a Virginia-based illustrator, painter, and papier-mache artist. She teaches papier-mache classes at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Sarah’s art showcases a quirky, whimsical style inspired in part by her childhood as part of a US Navy family and her time spent living in Germany. She loves bright vintage colors and folk art, and she’s inspired by color and her curiosity about the world. Sarah is the author of Art Makers: Papier-Mache and The Happiest Book of Little Gifts to Make (both from Walter Foster Publishing). Learn more at sarah-hand.com.

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