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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Finished!

First, the painting. Painting this project was a lot more challenging than most.   Because the paint does not easily come off the resin horns and eyes I had to take care from the beginning not to splatter paint everywhere.  … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Horns

Okay, there are a couple of things besides horns I should discuss, like how I hooked up the lighting.  But I promised horns on this post, so that’s what I’m showing.   I’ll do other posts later about the lights … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – a little cloth mache before the horns

Okay, I know I said I’d do horns next.  But I decided I wanted a layer of cloth skin on the head first.    It would be a much better surface for using hot glue to apply the horns.   … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Mount the head, add eyes and nostrils

Head Mount- Eyes and Nose I know it’s been a little while since I posted last.   But I am posting almost real time and I need to work before posting.  Thank you for your patience (except for the guy … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Wood Plaques and the Neck

I have to say at this point that much work has happened and yet I haven’t even started the final assembly when the dragon starts looking like a dragon.  That will come with the next post, I promise.     As … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – about eyes

This post is about eyes. As I mentioned, while the paper mache pieces are drying I do other things.   One of the most important decisions about a dragon project is the what to do about the eyes.   I … Continue reading

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Paper Mache “Ice Dragon”

As usual, I’ve been absent for a while.  It’s been a very busy summer helping my daughters with various things and with work needing to get done around the house.  Scraping and painting a deck is not nearly as much … Continue reading

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Paper Mache “Alduin”

Hello all.  I’m so sorry that it’s been so long since I’ve posted.   Too much to do, art related and life related.    And the latest project I just finished was a very labor intensive project, one that I … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Dragon-like Cat – A Head!

Hey all.   Okay, so my timing isn’t perfect.  I certainly meant to finish all of these posts before I finished the video of this project.  But I was quickly approaching the deadline for shipping, and I promised the Kitty … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Dragon-like Cat. More assembly.

Hey all.   Sorry, it’s been a while since I posted.  I’ve been very busy.  I just finished a couple more dragon trophies.  I’m making one video showing them both.   Can’t seem to stay away from those. I’ve also … Continue reading

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