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Re: Puppet Heads- SUSAN (Holly)


Date: Sun Mar 10 2002 - 19:59:55 PST

In a message dated 3/8/02 7:01:04 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> It suddenly came to me that I seen a workshop at our state conference years
> and years ago. This "puppet lady" did puppets in the likeness of famous
> artists. She used a styro ball as a base and soaked cotton balls in papier
> mache paste- Ross or Pritte. This "mush" she used to sculpture the
> features- very smooth and easy to use. I also rememeber opening School
> Arts or Arts and Activity Magazine a couple of years ago and finding her
> and her lesson there.
> So, my solution is to use this idea. I'm sharing it with all of you, too.
> I think she also put a layar of paper bag soaked in papier mache paste on
> top, but at my age -LOL- (I only look young- LOL) my memory fails me. Now,
> Holly on LI would know 'cause she took the workshop, too. Holly, are you
> there? Am I giving the correct info? Did she use a layar of brown bags
> dipped in the paste on top?
> Now, if only these ideas wouldn't come to me at 4:00 in the morning- talk
> about laying in bed at night thinking about projects!

Sorry I didn't get to read my emails till today, but YES Susan, you are
right, but we also used cotton to sculpt the noses ears and eyebrows! I
still have my puppet-head! LOL
Holly :0)