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 Brittany...

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...

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...

Paper Installation by Sarah Frost

* I was blown away when I first discovered this paper installation by Sarah Frost. The title is: Arsenal. Sarah is a talented multimedia artist based in St. Louis. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions regionally, and she had her first show in New...

Cardboard Sculptures by Ferry Staverman

* Ferry Staverman is an artist based in the Netherlands. He creates these beautiful paper sculptures and installations from a recycled cardboard material. I invite you to visit the artist's website to see more of his extraordinary work. Images © Ferry Staverman ↓...

Sue Jeong and a Visual Story About How Paper is Made

Today I am excited to share something special made by Sue Jeong, a graphic designer and artist from Seoul, Korea.  Sue created this series of 3-D pieces to illustrate the paper making process. She built the objects by hand, using paper, scissors, and glue. Isn't this...

Paper Art by Christine Kim

* Today I want to introduce you to Christine Kim, a Toronto-based artist who works in illustration, cut paper, and installations. Here you see some of the work that she has done with paper. Aren't these pieces beautiful? You can visit the artist's website to see her...

Paper Kitchen by Angie Garland.

* Angie Garland is a graphic design student from Melbourne, Australia, currently living and studying in Copenhagen. Angie is super talented. I predict that she will have a successful career. Today I want to share this paper project that she did for her 3D illustration...

Remarkable Tissue Paper Sculptures by Maryse Dugois

* Maryse Dugois creates these amazing sculptural forms out of transparent tissue paper with no structure at all. Light plays an important role in these pieces. Seeing them in person must me a sublime experience. I am only staring at them via regular digital magic and...

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Charming Paper-Cut Cinderella Book by Sarah Dennis Hits the Shelves.

* Illustrator Sarah Dennis has launched a delightful new paper-cut book of the classic Brother’s Grimm children’s tale Cinderella – just in time for Christmas. Between each double page spread a delicate paper-cut page has been painstakingly designed to interact and...

New Miniature Book in progress.

* Here is a sneak peek at my latest miniature book, still in progress. There is a lot going on in that little book. I can't wait to finish it!...

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...

Welcome to All About Papercutting!

* Dear friend and paper lover, It is with great excitement that I open the doors of All About Papercutting for you today. I put my heart into creating this place and I hope that it becomes one of your favorite sources of inspiration.  Thanks for joining me in this...

Paper Heart Tutorial.

Download Heart Pattern 1. Print out your pattern on a regular letter size sheet of paper. 2. Cut out the excess of paper around the image. 3. Tape the pattern on your paper of choice. 4. Start cutting out from the center of the design. 5. When you're done, cut out the...

GIVEAWAY. A deck of cards with papercut designs by Emmanuel Jose.

* *     Artist Emmanuel Jose has created every element of this breathtaking deck entirely by hand. He did not use digital software, or pen and ink. Every number, letter, pip, and image was made from hand-cut paper. Emmanuel created 1 card per week for an entire year...

GIVEAWAY! Two New Books Illustrated by Kevin Stanton.

  This week I'm honored to host this exciting giveaway. It consists on 2 new books illustrated by Kevin Stanton. These books are a special edition of Shakespeare's volumes Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet. Published by Sterling Signature. What you see in the photos...

Nina McSweeney. Lost in Translation.

Today I'm sharing a video with Nina McSweeney that contains papercut elements. Enjoy it!   Photo from Brooke Tyson. https://vimeo.com/48721059   A Lense Flare production, in association with Fleet Street Productions and Spectrum. Directed by Jared Kahi & Johnny...

A Giveaway! Shakespeare for the Soul.

Today I'm hosting an exciting giveaway. It is for two luxurious books beautifully illustrated by my fellow paper cutter Kevin Stanton. (Sterling Signature). We're talking about Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth. He did such a fine job. Each book contains laser-cut  designs...

New Version.

Here is a new version of this piece. The stage is the same but the characters on it are totally different. Sometimes you need to do things over and over until it works. I'm waiting for my editor's opinion to see what's the next...

Josh Ritter – Love Is Making Its Way Back Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzMN0TTpblg Thanks, Janet Mohler, for letting me know about this beautiful stop-motion animation music video. This video was created with over 12,000 pieces of construction paper, shown as it was shot, with no effects added in post....

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 the bird/girl...

Chrysalis.

This piece was specially created for my good friend Debra who passed away last year. I wanted to represent the process in which the soul separates from the body when someone is dying. My friend loved it and found lots of peace in this image. I told her that her soul...

Visionary.

 A new piece titled Visionary. The girl had a vision, a dream about exploration and about going away. So she cut herself some paper wings. Her wings took her to the most unexpected and mysterious places. The journey was beautiful and painful at the same time. At some...

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