A Ballerina made from gold Bonsai Wire covered with  Papier-mâché Pulp

A Ballerina made from gold Bonsai Wire covered with Papier-mâché Pulp

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This ballerina is formed from gold bonsai wire and each joint is covered with papier-mâché pulp. The figure is painted when dry with Plus Color craft paint and Uni Posca markers are used for making details.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Soak papier-mâché pulp in water using the ratio: 3 parts pulp to 1 part water.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
For increased adhesion, add 1 tbsp glue lacquer per 2 dl mass of papier-mâché pulp and water. Knead the mixture well and leave to rest for 1 hour.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Form a frame from two long pieces of Bonsai wire. Form a head in one of the wires with arms raised above it in a circle. Double over the other wire and bend slightly upwards at each end; this wire will be the body, legs and feet.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Assemble the two parts.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
Cover the wire with papier-mâché pulp. Legs and arms consisting of two joints. Make hands, feet, a head and a body. Leave to dry for 2-8 days depending on the size of the figure.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Paint the figure with Plus Color craft paint and leave to dry.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Draw details with Uni Posca markers.

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