Papier-mâché is the perfect medium for those interested in three-dimensional art. This malleable and forgiving medium uses cheap materials to create very organic sculptures, theater props, or home decorations.  Best of all, the imperfections in papier-mâché are what make your creations beautiful! Join one of the workshops below to develop a truly unique piece guided by a seasoned paper master and learn this incredible technique.


Getafe Norte Civic Center, Getafe, Madrid

Every year starting in 2022, between October and May, Diego Ramallo will lead a papier mâché workshop on Thursdays between 18:00 and 20:00.  No previos experience necessary. 26 2-hr sessions for €78.90.


Creators Space, Minneapolis

Between September 2019 and April 2020 CartAnima will offer papier-mâché workshops at St Paul’s own Creator’s Space

  • Just Begin: Sculpting with Papier-mâché
    Explore the basics of papier-mâché while developing your very own (unpainted) creation. This is a two-part workshop to allow for drying time, each three hours. Join any Sunday to start; join any Sunday to finish. This workshop, or past experience with the medium, is a prerequisite to the advanced papier-mâché workshop below. 

    When: Sundays 9AM-12PM
    Cost: $60
    Where: Creator’s Space
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  • Advanced Sculpting with Papier-mâché 
    Become a paper master! Create a one-of-a-kind sculpture using advanced papier-mâché techniques with the guided assistance of an experienced paper master. Come with your own idea or develop one with the instructor. He will then guide you through the entire process to overcome obstacles and develop a finished (unpainted) product using tricks and techniques developed over years. “Just Begin: Sculpting with Papier-mâché” workshop or past experience with the medium is a prerequisite to this workshop. 

    When: Weekends as arranged with instructor. 
    Cost: $150 ($75 for Creator’s Space members) includes most materials (depending on piece), consulting, instruction and assistance as needed from concept to finish. Most medium size pieces take 15-20 hours over a month. 
    Where: Creator’s Space
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If the options above don’t work for you, you can hire CartAnima for an individual of group papier-mâché workshop. Contact Diego at to setup your own custom papier-mâché workshop!