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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Finished!

Well here it is, with the lights on and off.   I say this everytime and it is especially true with this project, but the photos just don’t capture how really pretty this dragon is in person.   The camera … Continue reading

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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 – Final Assembly

Ice Dragon – Details Happy New Year to you all! I know I haven’t posted for a while, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been working. There are parts of this project that just take a lot of time. For … 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 – Even More About Jaws

I know what you are thinking…..fergodssake!  More about jaws!  Yep.  This is the last one, I promise.  As you know I decided to use blue l.e.d. lights with this project.  Normally I would bunch lights and put them in the … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon- More work in the Jaws

More About the Jaws.   There is more to be done to these jaws.    First is to dry brush a few highlights.   A dark pink I think.  Same with the tongue.    Next a little glue.  What?   … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – Jaws and Tongue

About jaws. Well, I’ve been working hard on this project.   I’m sure some of you are already saying, “when is he going to get to the interesting part?”   And my answer would be, “never.”   This isn’t quite … Continue reading

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Paper Mache Ice Dragon – More horns and some teeth

As I said, I’ve been busy with the clear resin.   I made more horns of various sizes.   I don’t know if this will be enough.  I’ll make more if needed.      I also made some teeth (I’ll … Continue reading

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