Cotton linter - (see Rycraft Paper Casting Kit and Refill) 1 paper casting* #089 – Seashell OR #1076 – Seashell (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions) Clear acrylic varnish (optional) 1 picture frame 6” square with inside opening at least 2 3/8” square Craft paper, rice paper or any paper with a texture or design you like, 2 1/2”-3” square Paint Glue
Note: You can substitute Import design #1076 – Seashell for Heirloom design #089 (pictured).
1. Cut craft paper to fit inside opening of frame. 2. Optional: Varnish the uncut casting and let dry. 3. Use a touch of brown paint on the edges of the casting to give it a rustic, natural look. 4. Glue casting to craft paper. 5. Insert paper with casting into frame and secure.
This paper casting project is featured along with dozens of others in our book The Art of Paper Casting, which includes basic paper casting instructions, techniques for special effects, and a glossary of terms.
Project designed and created by Sue Moore. Photographs by Paperworks, Corvallis, OR.