Fuelling my Papier Mâché fantasies in Mexico

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Mexican Day of the Dead papier mache sculptures

About three years ago I started making papier mâché “things”.  First I made a small garden dweller, then a larger fortune teller that I titled “Looking for certainty in an uncertain world”. Next came a range of fantasy type plants made predominantly from newspaper and discarded nepresso pods because I love the colours they come in.  Until three years ago I had never done anything artistic and my work is very “primitive”.

P1140379 (2)I still don’t really understand why I ended up doing papier mâché but I love the process of taking what others see as rubbish and making Continue reading