Sapphire Hand Painted Paper Mache Urn
- By artist Mark Gagnon
- Sapphire paper mache urn
- Paper mache, paint, foam core, & masking tape
- 14" H X 10" W
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When I create I also like the challenge of making a resolved piece of work by using a naive touch. I find this to be the hardest challenge. I want to retain a certain awkwardness while using a skilled hand. I also want my work to have a sense of humor and yet be sophisticated. This brings me to the medium of paper mache and my fascination with traditional urns. It's the perfect medium for me to explore these ideas. I use utilitarian materials such as flat house paint, bubble wrap and masking tape for my faux vessels. I like the idea of making a delightful object out of stuff I find readily available. They are absurdist objects meant to have a sense of humor. I start with a hand cut rib vaulting to build the shape and then add bubble wrap masking tape and newspaper combined with clay paste. I feel that my most successful pieces have a high low balance yet are seemingly neither.