Virtually everyone has worked in papier-mache at one time or another, but very few know how to make the most of this craft. Papier-mache has tremendous scope for creativity. With its wide variety of sculptural treatments and finishing techniques it satisfies the sculptor, the painter and the craftsperson.This is a book of papier-mache projects ranging from the simple to the ambitious. Clear instructions, accompanied by color photos convey how to make animals, monsters and home decor items such as trays, bowls and paperweights -- 16 exciting kinds of projects in all. Beautifully photographed opening spreads introduce each creation.All forms of papier-mache construction are discussed and there is an extensive section on finishing techniques. The beautiful results of this satisfying craft are conveyed by color photographs on each page. Papier-mache is accessible and rewarding for people of all ages.