|I start with a few sketches to get an idea of pose and proportion.|
|Then I scrunch up some newspaper into balls, and tape with masking tape. Legs, fingers and toes, I usually use a wire armature of some sort - craft wire, coat hanger, twist-tie. Then I wrap the wire in paper, too, and tape it.|
|My next step is taping all the body parts together, and making sure the figure stands solidly, and is in proportion.|
|Meet Mr, Przewalski, ready for some paper and paste treatment. The Przewlaski horse is believed to be the progenitor of all horse breeds. I think there are still some herds on the Asian steppes, and in sanctuaries world-wide.|
|Sketches for the dog figure.|
|It's supposed to be a Basset hound, but I'm not sure if it will be long enough.|
Now to get REALLY messy with some flour and water paste!!!
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