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Paper Sculpture – Grades 5+ (Youth Online)

October 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - October 23, 2020 @ 4:30 pm


Dietz – Weekdays, October 12 – 23, 3:30-4:30pm


Castles! Lampshades! Miniature Animals! What do these three things have in common? They can all be sculpted out of paper, paper mache paste, and tagboard. In this class, we will learn the basics of paper sculpture – how to join tag board with slot joints, how to create your own paper mache paste, and various techniques for applying color to a paper surface.

This will be a two week long class, of which the first week will be focused on technical demos with short projects, and the second focused on two larger projects. Be prepared to make a small mess, paper mache can get a little sticky, but it is easy to clean up and a joy to work with.


Grades 5+



-Masking tape


-Tagboard (the material that cereal boxes are made of)

-Toilet paper





-Tissue Paper


About the instructor: Robert Dietz is a recent graduate of Cooper Union, where he specialized in ceramics and painting. In his free time he also enjoys cooking, sewing, and watching Antiques Roadshow.


This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.

All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!


October 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
October 23, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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