Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting

Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting

↑ ©Mark Wagner, Very Expensive Push Broom, 2008, edition of 9, cut currency and cherry wood, 61 x 16 x 6 in., private collection, New York. ↑ ©Jane South, Untitled (NY Yellow), 2009, hand-cut paper, ink, acrylic and basswood, 46 x 60 x 22 inches. ↑ ©Lisa Nilsson, Male...
Canson. A Great Quality Paper for Papercutting.

Canson. A Great Quality Paper for Papercutting.

One of the questions that I get asked most frequently is: What type of paper do you recommend for papercutting? As a general rule I recommend any paper that is ph neutral or acid-free, both terms mean the same thing. That is to make sure that your artwork has a long...
My New Holiday Card for the MoMA is now Available!

My New Holiday Card for the MoMA is now Available!

♥ ♥ Available here. The box includes 8 cards and 8 envelopes. Card size: 5″ x 7″ ♥ Dear friend, I’m so excited to share my latest holiday card with you. I designed it specially for the Museum of Modern Art. You can see the first one on this post....
New Paper Animation by Wolfgang Matzl.

New Paper Animation by Wolfgang Matzl.

Hello! Today I’m excited to share a new short and mysterious animation by Wolfgang Matzl. It’s done with paper cut-outs, combined with objects such as a metal can, wire, and a hook. This animation is called Fisher’s Fritz and is a fictitious commercial....
Paper Robots. 20 Easy-to-Make Robots. A Fun Book.

Paper Robots. 20 Easy-to-Make Robots. A Fun Book.

* Today I’m excited to share a fun book by PAPERMADE™ with you.  Paper Robots. 20 Easy-to-Make Robots. My original idea was to save our copy for the Winter break, so we  could build 4 or 5  robots a day with the kids, but they couldn’t wait. We ended up...
Paper Stop Animation by Wolfgang Matzl.

Paper Stop Animation by Wolfgang Matzl.

* ALERT. Moderate horror. In this short movie, Wolfgang Matzl used paper cut-outs to bring an old school-book and its illustrations to life. He did a wonderful job. It amazes me how expressive paper can be as a medium. I invite you to visit the artist’s website...
Lorraine Bubar’s Upcoming Exhibition.

Lorraine Bubar’s Upcoming Exhibition.

* I’m excited to announce that Lorraine Bubar will be showing her latest work at Tag Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. This group of papercuts was inspired by her Artist-in-Residency in Denali National Park this summer. The opening reception will take place on...
Greeting Cards That Fold Into Wearable Paper Rings.

Greeting Cards That Fold Into Wearable Paper Rings.

* Today I am excited to introduce you to Christiane and Oliver Hampel‘s adventures in paper. Christiane and Oliver were born in Germany. They are artists and award winning jewelers who believe that a card of three dimensional expressions can say more than words...
I Designed a Christmas Card for the MoMA.

I Designed a Christmas Card for the MoMA.

*  Available here. The box includes 8 cards and 8 envelopes. Card size: 6.25″  x 4.5″ Dear friend, Today I am excited to share this Christmas card that I specially designed for the Museum of Modern Art. When Karen Hernandez from the museum got in touch...
Paper Art by María Olivares Alfaro.

Paper Art by María Olivares Alfaro.

* I love this series of paper pieces by María Olivares Alfaro. They are so delicate and clever and beautiful. María is a super talented  Mexican artist based in Berlin, Germany. I invite you to visit her website and Flickr portfolio to see more of her art. Images ©...
Paper Art from Art We Heart.

Paper Art from Art We Heart.

* Today I am excited to share Art We Heart with you. Art We Heart is an experimental project by artist Sharon Ann Lee. A place where she  shares her art, as well as the work of her artist friends. The shop currently features  3 different collections. One of them is...
Paper Guillotine by Mandy Smith and Hal Kirkland

Paper Guillotine by Mandy Smith and Hal Kirkland

* What began as a simple catch up in an Amsterdam bar didn’t take long to manifest into the 3.8-meter behemoth it is today.  Paper Cuts, a collaboration between artists Mandy Smith and Hal Kirkland, is an interactive sculpture that invites people to experience the...
Cloud Gazing. A Paper Installation by Brittany Spencer

Cloud Gazing. A Paper Installation by Brittany Spencer

Brittany Spencer  created this installation with hand-recycled paper. The piece was inspired by the artist’s memories of looking at the white, puffy clouds in the sky as a child, and imagining shapes and figures. I invite you to look at this blog post where...
“Paper Cut Razor” by Nadeem Haidary.

“Paper Cut Razor” by Nadeem Haidary.

* Today I am excited to share this fun project by Nadeem Haidary with you. The artist explains: “Paper Cut Razor takes a seemingly outrageous idea and makes it real. It’s a disposable razor made entirely out of paper. It’s a fictional product that playfully...
Beautiful Paper Art by Sonia Alins Miguel.

Beautiful Paper Art by Sonia Alins Miguel.

Sonia Alins is a super talented  illustrator from Spain.  Today I am excited to share this beautiful piece that she created with paper. Isn’t the water effect here genius? I invite you to visit the artist’s blog and Behance portfolio to see more of her...
Paper Sculptures by Charlotte Smith.

Paper Sculptures by Charlotte Smith.

* Charlotte Smith is a Graphic Designer based in Paris, France. Today I am excited to share these beautiful paper sculptures created by her. They are so subtle and delicate. I invite you to visit the artist’s website to see more of her work. Images © Charlotte...
Paper Installation by Piotr Chizinski

Paper Installation by Piotr Chizinski

* Piotr Chizinski is the creator of this beautiful paper installation consisting of 756 laser-cut paper houses. The title is: Badlands of Modernity. Images © Piotr Chizinski ↓ Share this...
Cardboard Sculpture by Nina Lindgren

Cardboard Sculpture by Nina Lindgren

* Nina Lindgren is an artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. She created this cool cardboard sculpture titled: Floating City. Cardboard is a modest material with lots of expressive possibilities. Don’t you feel inspired to do something with it? I invite you to visit...
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