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« on: October 04, 2008 05:45:54 PM »

This is my papier mache monkey.  His basic structure is made of balled-up grocery bags.  Then I wired his arms/legs/tail onto his head and body and covered the whole thing in cloth strips dipped in white glue.  His "skin" is papier mache pulp mixed with some saw dust for texture.  I made him to test out my pulp recipe before completing a bigger project that I have in the works.
His eyes and teeth are made of modeling clay which I covered in resin to make glossy and wet-looking.


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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2008 05:57:50 PM »

paper mache?!?!

  Hooollly geez this is amazing!!

    The only paper mache'ing I know is making a deformed pinata around a balloon!!

    This rocks.  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2008 05:59:25 PM »

I think this looks great! I can tell you worked hard on it!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2008 06:10:41 PM »

AH! That's amazing!

His positioning and facial expression are just spot on. What a great monkey!
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2008 06:13:11 PM »

paper mache?!?!

  Hooollly geez this is amazing!!

    The only paper mache'ing I know is making a deformed pinata around a balloon!!

    This rocks.  Cheesy

what she said  Cheesy Wink
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2008 06:17:19 PM »

This is fantastic!
I never knew paper could look like this
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2008 06:46:28 PM »

That's amazing. I can't wait to see the bigger project you're working on.
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2008 07:10:08 PM »

nice!!! great creativity and wonderful work!  he's too cute..in a green eyed large teeth monkey sort of way Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2008 07:12:48 PM »

He is a tiny bit scary but totally adorable!!!!! I havenever seen paper mache look so good!!!
I love him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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