Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Paper Mache Casting
Articles about the mold making and casting processes coming soon.
Got the two puppets to finish first...
Molds are made of hot glue.
Very stable, and no small detail can be broken off...
The paper mache strips create a hard shell that is lightweight and extremely strong. They will bounce back instead of breaking. The finished puppets are often mistaken for carved wood.
UPDATE: the finished puppets from these molds and casting methods can be seen in my online portfolio: