How to Make Newspaper Art Dolls

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Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese artform of making braids and cords. Literally meaning “gathered threads”, Kumihimo are made by interlacing reels of yarn, commonly silk, with the use of traditional, specialized looms – either a Marudai or a Takadai or with foam looms

In this course we will learn how to make Kumihimo using round foam looms.

  • How to braid with different cords
  • How to make different patterns
  • How to make beaded Kumihimo
  • With these techniques you will be able to make necklaces and bracelets that are unique and beautiful!

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Learn Kumihimo Basics

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced.

Target market:
People looking for a new hobby, Artists, Creative folks and Fiber Artists

Main objective:
Learn how to braid cords and bead to create beautiful Kumihimo pieces.


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Lifetime Access, Anywhere, Anytime

In-Depth Instructions

Available on Desktop, Mobile and Tablet

What You Will Learn

Class 1:

  • About the instructor
  • Showcase the dolls
  • About the supplies used for this project
  • How to make newspaper rolls for art dolls

Class 2:

  • Creating the base
  • Creating spine and head

Class 3:

  • Attaching to the base
  • Creating arms

Class 4:

  • Dressing the first doll with decoupage
  • Painting

Class 5:

  • Accessories armature for sitting doll

Class 6

  • Creating sitting doll
  • Decorate the doll

Class 7:

  • Creating the flat doll

Class 8:

  • Dressing with Paverpol

Class 9:

  • Composition


  • Healing Mandala

Additional information



1 review for How to Make Newspaper Art Dolls

  1. Erin W. (verified owner)

    GREAT course! Shahar is a delightful and inspirational instructor. I am already enjoying making this fun art form!

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