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Papier-Mâché Abstract Airplane

Sculpt an abstract airplane from papier-mâché! This project is inspired by the Special Exhibition, Ralston Crawford: Air + Space + War, on view through January 23, 2021 at the DAI.
Pictured is an example of the Papier-Mâché Abstract Airplane you can make with this lesson.
Shown is the featured artwork that inspired this project, Ralston Crawford's painting Weather Reconnaissance Plane, from 1946.

Featured Artwork: Ralston Crawford (American, 1906–1978), Weather Reconnaissance Plane, 1946, oil on canvas. Collection of John Crawford

Materials Needed:
• newspaper, newsprint, tissue paper or combination
• one: container for mixing
• measuring cup
• cardboard tubes
• mixing tool: fork or whisk
• flour
• water
• scissors
• masking tape
• balloons

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