Raphaela McCormack

Handmade Paper Vessels and Ceremonial Urns


“Elfin Boat with Wisteria seeds”

I sculpt the hull of the vessel in clay, then make a mold with plaster gauze, which I cover with the handmade paper, made from abaca pulp. I paint the hull with layers of acrylic washes, sanding between each layer. Driftwood and wisteria seeds are used on the vessel


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