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David Dienhart -

I found this recipe at dahlhartlane.blogspot.com and it uses more paper than the other paper mache clay recipes that I normally use do, so I thought I'd give it a shot. I blended and mixed everything as I normally do just as GhoulishCop instructs in his video. Ingredients 2 cups: Toilet Paper 3/4 cup: All-Purpose Flour 3/4 cup: Elmer's Glue (PVA Glue) 1 cup: Joint Compound 2 tbsp: Linseed Oil While mixing the ingredients with my drill, the clay was very wet, possibly because my Joint Compound contained more moisture than the instructions accounted for so I had to add...

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After making GhoulishCop's Air Dry Clay 2.0, I decided to make a modification to it to see what I could come up with and substituted the corn starch for more flour. I did use corn starch for the kneading process, but that did not add up to very much. Modified Recipe of: Air Dry Paper Clay 2.0 Ingredients 1 cup: Cellulose Insulation (Dry, firmly pressed into measuring cup) 2 cups: All-Purpose Flour (I added a bit more during the mixing process to get it to a better consistency to pull out of the bucket for the kneading process). 1 cup:...

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Since I Started scuplting with Paper Mache clay over a year ago, I never felt that I had exactly the right texture. Sometimes it was too much like a paste, while other times it felt more like chalk. I've done a lot of reading and learning since then, and have had some batches that were pretty good but I'm still seeking out just the right recipe for my method of sculpting, so I'm mixing up various recipes, giving them a try and sharing my results with you. This is my first paper mache clay recipe review, as it is my...

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Making Clay Mache Hand Halloween props is a relatively simple process. It's a bit lengthy, but with a little bit of patience and persistence, you can make some realistic looking, durable prop hands that can be reused for many years to come. In this article, I'll share my DIY (Do It Yourself) build process: Materials 1 each: roll of 1/2 inch wide masking tape 2 each: 2 inch long 1/2 inch diameter pieces of PVC tubing 2 each: 1/2 inch PVC couplers 1 each: Hot Glue Gun with a few glue sticks 1 each: Thin cardboard 3 each: Coat Hangers...

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In this article, I'll share step-by-step how I created my mini jack-o-lanterns and lessons learned. Paper Mache / Armature Inflate the small beach ball (5" in my case) press in the valve and place a piece of masking tape over it to keep it clean. Apply paper mache paste and newspaper strips to the ball building up at least three layers of paper. Place ball under fan to allow it to thoroughly dry. Open the valve, deflate the ball and remove from within the paper mache ball. Using something round, draw a circle around the hole in the paper mache...

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