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In today’s class, we will be talking about Wood. Enjoy the class!

Making of Models with Papier Mache and Paper Folding

Making of Models with Papier Mache and Paper Folding

  • Papier mache

Papier mache is the art of modelling with torn, pulled or shredded paper bound together with adhesive. The word is derived from the French vocabulary which means chewed paper. It is usually water-based with the endless idea of things that can be made from it.

Method of making papier-mache
  1. Paper strip method
  2. Paper pulp method
Materials and tools needed for making papier-mache
  1. Paper e.g newspaper, newsprint, bond, toilet paper
  2. Water
  3. Flour, starch or water-based glue(adhesive)
  4. A bowl or large container for mixing adhesive and paper
  5. Oil, grease, Vaseline(release agent)
  6. Scissors
  7. Sandpaper
  8. Spoon
  9. Salt
  10. Paintbrushes
  11. Paint
Uses of Papier mache
  1. Used to make miniatures of intending projects
  2. Used to create children-friendly art objects like a doll, puppets
  3. Papier mache is used to create both decorative and functional artworks
  4. Used as a form of art expression
  5. Used to take cast as a mould.
  • Paper folding

Making of Models with Papier Mache and Paper Folding

Paper folding, also known as origami is the art of making models from paper through folding. It can be used to make a vast variety of decorative, functional and representative objects like animals, flowers, cups, baskets and other objects.

Methods of paper folding
  1. Wet folding
  2. Pure land
  3. Realistic
  4. Practical
  5. Minimal
  6. Tessellations
Materials and tools for paper folding
  1. A paper of diverse grammage
  2. Glue/Adhesive
  3. Scissors
  4. Cutter
  5. Steel rule
  6. Pencil
  7. Eraser
  8. Drawing set
  9. T-square
  10. Synthetic sheet
  11. Wood
  12. Fabric
  13. Plastic
  14. Cardboard
Uses of paper folding
  1. Boxes
  2. Cups to drink from
  3. Disposable cups for drinking
  4. Party decoration
  5. Flowers
  6. Animals
  7. Stationery and envelope
  8. Picture frame
  9. Paper clips
  10. Hats and slippers
  11. Paper basket and saucers


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