This video is old, but it shows how I fused white tissue paper and 2-d ephermera, them stamped, and painted the fused paper to create a tail for my mermaid gourd sculpted doll.
After I created the fused tissue paper I created a wire tail shape, and paper mached it to a banana gourd to finish my mermaid’s tail.
Here is a picture of the finished mermaid gourd:
More gourd tutorials to come! Would you like to see gourd painting patterns and tutorials or sculpting tutorials? Tell me in the comments.