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Joss Paper Cat Picture

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This cat silhouette greeting card uses joss paper as a background. Joss paper or "ghost money" can be bought very cheaply in big packs from Chinese supermarkets. It is traditionally burned as part of a Chinese ceremony. However the rich colors and textures of the papers also make an interesting art material. The papers often have squares of gold or silver leaf on a background of white, orange or red.



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Beautiful colours and textures on a selection of joss paper


Time: 15 minutes (this can be preparation or actual activity time)
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Joss paper (gold or silver leaf rectangle)
Small piece of black card
Blank card
White/ light colouring pencil
Scissors
Glue



chinese joss paper cat picture, cat silhouette, cat card, black cat card
Gold leaf on rich orange background makes a striking background for the card


Method
Draw a cat shape on the black card using a light pencil and cut out



chinese joss paper cat picture, cat silhouette, cat card, black cat card
White pencil shows up well on black card




black cat card, black cat silhouette
Cut out and then turn over to hide any white marks


Stick the cat silhouette onto the 'window' on the joss paper



black cat card, black cat silhouette


Stick the joss paper onto a blank card

You could try other silhouettes such as bats, birds, trees, houses, city skylines etc. Please share a picture of your joss paper creation via the Comments section.


Categories
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Birthday Card
#Greeting Card
#Cat
#Collage
#Halloween
#Animals
#Easy
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