Paper Mache: Elephant Sculptures inspired by Salvador Dali

Beth Gatza, Artist in Los Angeles, CA

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5 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Introduction to the class

    • 2. Building your Armature

    • 3. Taping the Elephant

    • 4. Elephant Head - Paper Mache

    • 5. Elephant Body - Paper Mache


About This Class

Learn how to make a beautiful paper mache sculpture based on the painting 'The Elephants', by artist Salvador Dali, and the book Elmer the Elephant, by David McKee. Techniques learned from this class can be applied to any paper mache project. This project is also useful for middle school and high school art teachers. Feel free to use this as a lesson plan tool.