Of course we can't give away ALL our secrets, but here are the basics.
How It's Made
We start out with plastic bottles, yogurt containers, paper
mached balloons, wire, broken pencils and anything else we
can scrounge that has a cool shape.
Everything is taped together with duct tape to create an
The armature is covered in
fabric mache using old quilting
scraps and sheets dipped in
our special glue formula. This
hardens the armature.
We make our own paper clay
from newspaper pulp, glue and
other ingredients. This is
added to the sculptures for
After drying the clay, we add a coating of acrylic
mediums to seal the surface and to allow us to draw
on fine detail like fur and feathers.
Gesso, acrylic paint and a special varnish complete
These are the same three pieces as seen above in the first picture.