Paper Mache 2-day Workshop with Marti McGinnis

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Event Category: Art Workshops

  • Paper Mache Layered Paper Technique

    10:00 am

    El Sindicato
    Recreo 4

    Paper Mache PLUS: Pulp Sculpting Technique

    Join local inspiring artist, writer and instructor, Marti McGinnis, for a two-day paper mache workshop in San Miguel de Allende, where you’ll create your own paper mache creature. Bring your sense of creative fun + your fresh idea, and prepare to learn the basics of paper mache!

    Marti walks you through the entire process from creating your own unique armature (underlying structure of your piece) all the way through the mixing and application of the paper mache medium on strips of paper ending with painting your finished piece!

    A two-day paper mache workshop, where you’ll create your own paper mache sculpture. Bring your sense of creative fun + your own fresh idea. Prepare to learn the basics of the paper mache technique that employs paper strips and a homemade adhesive!

    Paper Mache: Layered Paper Technique:

    THE PROMISE: Participants will learn how to create their own sculpture (about 12” tall) using these time honored paper mache techniques.

    • Tips on how to plan a sculpture
    • Demonstration of armature creation
    • Hands-on measuring and mixing the paper mache adhesive
    • Hands-on understanding and practice on how to create a secure armature using easily obtained media.• Finally, creatives will finish their piece using techniques (bottom and top coat paint) that tie together their original vision with their paper mache structure.



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