Dragon’s Eye Den: Another Tea Light Jar House

Dragon's Eye Den with stone base

Dragon’s Eye Den with stone base (dime shown for scale).

My first experiment with paper mache clay, Fairy House Jar Tea Light, was so successful, I made another one. This time I used a small glass bouillon jar with a plastic lid, cardboard, and CelluClay. Continue reading

Paper Mache Clay: A New Adventure

Fairy House Jar Tea Light

Fairy House Jar Tea Light

I’ve been wanting to try a timeless technique of using an air dry paper mache clay (p’clay for short), not to be confused with the paper clay used by potters that requires kiln-firing. The downside to this clay is that water completely destroys it. However, there are many artists experimenting with homemade recipes to improve sturdiness and water resistance.  Continue reading