My sculptures are made with a strong metal or wood core armature then covered with multiple layers of paper pulp. This is not to be confused with paper mâché which is done with strips of paper and glue. It is more like using a very soft clay but not does need firing.
Creating the sculptures is a time consuming process requiring multiple stages. A sculpture can have 15 to 30 layers of pulp before it is finished. Other stages of the process include sanding, sanding and more sanding depending on how smooth or textured I want the surface. The final stage is to paint with acrylics, glazes and sealant.
With this medium, I create both wall sculptures and self-standing sculptures on bases.
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