I have absolutely lost my mind to paper and cloth mache! A very dear friend sent me a video of this neat artist, Dan Reeder, who makes paper and cloth mache dragons. Not only was I drawn to the subject matter but I was really interested in learning a new process. The holiday break was coming up and I promised myself a real break this year. All classes, lessons and gigs were on hold for two whole weeks! This gave me the license to play and learn a few new tricks thanks to Dan Reeder's book. I think it's important that artists give other artists credit for their process and inspiration. So, THANKS DAN! YOU ROCK! I've been covered in glue ever since.
I dove in and I'm really enjoying this new medium. Here are a few pics of the process that lead to my very first dragon.
Of course, it's now time to start fabricating her arch nemesis. Meet the very beginnings of the Kraken: