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Handmade Tale 

Art in the Round badge requirement 5. Make one finished piece of sculpture designed for a certain place, purpose, or person. Use one or a combination of the materials from the following list: Clay. Wire. Soft wood. Papier mache. Prepared sculpture material.

I was scouring through catalogs for class offerings in different kinds of three-dimensional art when I came across something called Extreme Paper Mache Sculpture and knew I need look no further. This was the class for me. The last time I’d made something from the material was when I’d constructed a mouse puppet head in seventh grade art class. Like crayons, Play-Doh, and tempera paint, I thought paper mache belonged in childhood. So I was curious to see this prosaic art form taken up a notch. Just how would the three simple of ingredients of newspaper, flour, and water be pushed to the limits? Read More