Papier-Mâché Koru Bowl

Materials

  • Ceramic bowl, 7" (to use as model)
  • Flour, 1 cup
  • Water, 2/3 cup
  • Newspaper

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Sapphire Blue, Lamp Black, White Wash
  • FM Brush Co. Kids Dynasty Set A Brushes

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paper towels, plastic bowl, plastic wrap, measuring cup, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, cover back of ceramic bowl with plastic wrap. Tape ends on inside of bowl.

STEP 2

  • In plastic bowl, mix 1 cup flour with 2/3 cup water. Mix until cake batter consistency.

STEP 3

  • Cut newspapers into 1"-wide strips. Dip newspaper strips into flour mixture; press across ceramic bowl, covering all areas. Continue adding newspaper strips, alternating directions, until four layers have been added on bowl. Let bowl dry overnight.

STEP 4

  • Remove papier-mâché bowl from ceramic bowl. Remove plastic wrap from ceramic bowl.

STEP 5

  • Paint papier-mâché bowl White Wash. Let dry. Paint inside of bowl Sapphire Blue and bottom of bowl Lamp Black. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Print and cut out pattern. Transfer design onto side of bowl. Paint design Lamp Black. Let dry.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2322/ff226ff6-b69a-4343-902c-348d332962eb.pdf



Papier-Mâché Koru Bowl
Papier-Mâché Koru Bowl