Paper Art

May 2, 2022

Ukrainian Paper Artist Shares What It’s Like Making Art in the Midst of the Russian Invasion

Paper artist Eugenia Zoloto has her livelihood tied to making art. But when Russia invaded Ukraine, the Kyiv-based artist was forced to pause her cut-paper creations due to the threats leveled by war. As many creatives know, however, art is a vital part of survival in this world, and Zoloto is creating again. Zoloto recalls what the end of February was like for her and her family.

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March 1, 2022

Artist Creates Textured Landscapes by Wrinkling Cyanotype Paper

Taiwanese artist Wu Chi-Tsung creates massive works of art that immerse viewers in abstract blue landscapes. The Cyano-Collage series is a new type of art form inspired by Shan shui, or traditional Chinese painting of landscapes, and photomontage. He mounts strips of wrinkled cyanotype Xuan paper onto canvas to create imaginary compositions reminiscent of mountains, oceans, abstract art, and other interpretations.

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December 3, 2021

Unfold The Intricate History and Symbolism of the Origami Crane

When you think of origami, the image of a paper crane probably comes to mind. But have you ever wondered why this graceful bird became synonymous with the craft? The significance of the origami crane in Japan has an ancient backstory, and the paper bird was later popularized after one girl named Sadako Sasaki used it to send a powerful and lasting message.

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