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...
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...
Clipped Wings Giveaway!

Clipped Wings Giveaway!

* UPDATE: The winner of this giveaway is Goldie Goldbloom. Congratulations, Goldie! Artist Emmanuel Jose created Clipped Wings, a bird-themed deck of cards cut entirely by hand. The Clipped Wings deck is now available to order for $11 through his Kickstarter campaign....
The Search. A New Papercut for the Racine Art Museum.

The Search. A New Papercut for the Racine Art Museum.

* One of the exciting projects that I am working on this year is a group exhibition  that will take place at the RAM (Racine Art Museum), in Wisconsin. The name of the show is: Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales, Fantasy and Contemporary Art. I want to thank Lena Vigna,...
Life Inside an Apple. A New Papercut.

Life Inside an Apple. A New Papercut.

* In December of last year I created a series of papercuttings for Applegate. One of them was turned into a letterpress print and it was given away as a Christmas gift by the company. It was a wonderful commission to work on because we are good friends with Stephen...
Giveaway by Oren Loloi.

Giveaway by Oren Loloi.

* UPDATE: The winner of the giveaway is Ivonne! Congratulations and thanks to everyone for participating! Oren Loloi is a paper-cutter based in Israel. He used to be a commercial artist in New York City. I love the story of how he became a paper-cutter. Oren...
Introducing a DIY Frida Kahlo Paper Doll.

Introducing a DIY Frida Kahlo Paper Doll.

I created this Frida Kahlo doll pattern for my shop and I’m so excited! I hope that you enjoy it. She can be framed or displayed as a doll, just like in the picture below. If you feel inclined to make your own for framing, then the metal brads are not necessary....
Paper Illustrations.

Paper Illustrations.

* Dear friend, On October 21st I shared  these paper characters with you on Art is a Way. Today you can see how I ended up using them. I hope that you like the final result! These illustration have already found a home. Have a great day, and I am so excited that...
Before and After.

Before and After.

Before. After. This is one of my numerous projects this year. There will be 4 pieces in total. In the “after” version you can see how I decided to play a little bit by adding some painted elements to the paper. The original idea was to paint the face of...
El Bosque.

El Bosque.

This piece measures 7 3/4″ x 5 3/4″. I will be listing it on Etsy soon. IT IS ALREADY LISTED ON ETSY.   SOLD OUT. Thanks a lot! Share this...
Magic Garden.

Magic Garden.

This piece is my contribution to a fundraising event that will take place this year in order to support Idyllwild Arts. Share this...
Inner Seeds (A new papercut)

Inner Seeds (A new papercut)

Here is another piece that will be part of the group show at Couturier Gallery in the end of December. The outer side of the frame measures: 10.5″ x 10.5″ (25cm x 27cm) Share this...
Latest Work (designs for 2 book covers)

Latest Work (designs for 2 book covers)

h h I’ve been lucky to be involved in the design of two different book covers: One of the books is a special edition of Eva luna by Isabel Allende. (Penguin Books) The other one is about contemporary paper artists (by Chronicle Books) I’m extremely honored...
Desenredar las Manos

Desenredar las Manos

This is a papercut-drawing that I created last year but I think I never shared in this blog. It’s now owned by someone very special, I gave it to her as a present. Share this...
Flying Girl.

Flying Girl.

It has been sooo long since the last time I posted a new papercut! But here I am with a new piece. I had the best time cutting it. At some point I felt as if I was the flying girl herself. All my best! Elsita 🙂 (I just listed this piece on Etsy) (SOLD OUT)  Share this...
Cycle of the Tree

Cycle of the Tree

And here is another finished piece for my Sept. show. I still have some more pieces to share with you. I am working hard to finish everything for the show as planned 🙂 Yay!! Share this...
Mary Had a Little Lamb, la la la :)

Mary Had a Little Lamb, la la la :)

The nursery rhyme was first published as an original poem by Sarah Josepha Hale on May 24, 1830, and was inspired by an actual incident. As a girl, Mary Sawyer (later Mrs. Mary Tyler) kept a pet lamb, which she took to school one day at the suggestion of her...
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