For the second layer, you’ll use packing paper and white glue. You should utilize the paper out of your bag or discover one thing much less stiff and barely thinner. Please ask your dad and mom to offer the white glue. A small (4 fluid oz) bottle of Elmer’s Glue-All from someplace like Cease and Store might be good. In case you have college glue at house you’ll be able to strive utilizing that as a substitute, however understand that college glue is just not as sturdy as white glue.
You have to to discover a piece of cardboard to guard your work floor if you are spreading glue over the items of paper. Don’t use the cardboard offered within the bag! That’s for the arms. Additionally, you will want a flat brush with stiff bristles, about half an inch huge, to unfold the glue on the paper, and, lastly, two small cups or plastic containers, just like the small ones within the image that some hummus got here in.
Squeeze just a few spoonfuls of glue into the primary container, and fill the second with water.
Rip off a bit of paper. Crumple it up so it loses its stiffness. For curved surfaces, you have to smaller items, and for flat areas you might use larger ones. Put a small piece of paper on the cardboard defending your work floor and unfold the glue over it with the comb. It doesn’t must be a thick layer of glue, nevertheless it ought to cowl all the piece. Then unfold some glue over the a part of the pinnacle the place you’ll be putting the paper. Stick the paper to the pinnacle. Urgent the paper in opposition to the froth along with your fingers, squeeze out the surplus glue from beneath the paper. You need it to stay tightly to the froth. To forestall getting the paper caught to you, maintain your fingers moist and slippery by dipping them within the water.
After you end masking the chosen a part of the pinnacle (or all the head, if that’s what you might be doing) depart it to dry. When it’s dry repeat the entire course of including yet another layer of paper tape and yet another layer of papier-mâché. Once more, let it dry. Drying time will range, however you’ll most likely have to attend about two to a few hours every time.