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papier mâché

(French: “chewed paper”). A fine paper pulp that can be cast and moulded into strong structures. Easily absorbent paper, such as newsprint, is best.
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papier mâché

nPappmaché nt, → Pappmaschee nt
adjaus Pappmaché
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The material was at first supposed to be the wood of the sycamore (platanus), but, upon cutting into it, we found it to be pasteboard, or, more properly, papier mache, composed of papyrus.
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And now Yvonne Jones, author of Japanned Papier Mache and Tinware c1740-c1940, is battling to ensure the West Midlands' key role in the craze, which was all the rage in the 1800s, is not forgotten.
And now Yvonne Jones, former museum worker and author of "Japanned Papier Mache and Tinware c.1740-c1940" is battling to ensure the West Midland's key role in the craze which was all the rage in the 1800s is not forgotten.
The craft has been passed down from generation to generation, and some continue to nurture the family business, like Sarah Matienzo, 29, who owns Matienzo's Papier Mache, the largest taka producer in Paete.
Attach twine to each boot, then cover with papier mache paper.
HALF- EMPTY coffee mug, a string of fairy lights and strains of ghazals -- what you need to complete this perfect winter evening is a novel -- one that tells you the tale of star- crossed lovers, Faiz, the unschooled papier mache artist, and Roohi, the typical middle- class romantic.
THIS papier mache hot air balloon will make a great decoration for any child's bedroom and you can choose the colours to match the room's theme YOU WILL NEED: A balloon A cereal bowl Strips of newspaper Strips of white paper A paintbrush Glue Paint A small yoghurt pot, a paper cup, or a similar item Wool A wool needle Adhesive tape Scissors 1.
They include 11 crafts people in the field of papier mache, wood carving, carpets, namda, gabba and Kashmiri shawl, embroidery and many folk artists, musicians and performers.
It took Laura two weeks to construct the animal-friendly artwork from papier mache made with flour water.
This papier mache kit is one of a host of great ideas from Hobbicraft....
dad's in the paper | This papier mache creation is a Father's Day gift with a personal touch YOU may not be able to get his name in lights - but you can get it in paper!