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E is for elephant: how to make an elephant out of magazine pages

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mag elephant craft

I am very proud of this little elephant made entirely out of magazine pages. All you need is lots of glossy paper (though newspaper works just fine, but it is less colourful), vinyl glue and water. First I made a rough shape of the animal assembling head, body and legs with newspaper, then I began to cover it with layers of magazine pages.

mag elephant step1

I simply ripped the pages in pieces, I dipped the paper in a mix of water and glue and laid it over the rough shape modelling as I went along. When I was happy with the shape I let id dry and then I put another layer on. In the end I painted it with glue for extra shine.


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