Papier-mâché Masks – Donna Thompson

Levels: All

Offered: September 23rd & 30th , 11:00 to 4:00pm

Instructor: Donna Thompson

In this workshop you will learn the construction process of making a mask using the papier mache method: paper, tape , and wheat paste.  You will be able to complete the mask over the two day workshop. The mask can be made to wear or as an art object to display.  The first day will involve a brief overview of world masks with many examples to stir your imagination. Next the designing of the piece followed by the building of the mask with the papier mache process.  The next week ( it takes a day or so for drying) you will paint and decorate your mask. Create an animal, a person, a Day of the Dead skull, a Halloween surprise,or a magical beast. To bring with you: for an animal or person bring a photo image. Material fee: $10 All levels. Offered: September 23rd & 30th  TIME: 11:00 to 4:00. Fee: $160/140 SCAL members. $10 materials fee. Class is at instructor’s studio. Instructor: Donna Thompson, BFA MA  has been working in the medium for the past twenty five years. She had the amazing opportunity to take a workshop with two members of the legendary Linares family and learned several tips on creating paper sculptures from experts in this very special field.

Materials Fee: $10

Additional Instructions: Please bring a photo image of a person or animal

Fee: $160 / $140 with member discount Join Now