In the hands of an artist, paper can be anything. Ann Wood of Woodlucker sees the immense potential in the material and uses it to recreate nature. Known for her realistic paper blooms, she crafts beautiful bouquets, delicate winged insects, and more recently, fantastic fungi. Each sculpture is handmade, but you wouldn’t realize it; Wood is a master at creating the exquisite textures of her subjects that bring them to life.
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Using just a single sheet of white paper, Parth Kothekar can create mesmerizing works of art.
Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata creates delicate vistas in glass vessels. Featuring cut paper architecture and foliage, the illuminated pitchers cast an enchanting glow that transports us to another world. All of the elements are cut from white paper, so we can see every tiny shape, from tree branches to embellishment on the buildings. And by using slightly translucent paper, each layer of the artwork is visible and adds depth to the pieces.
Sweden-based artist Cecilia Levy fashions old book pages into delicate sculptures you can hold in your hand.
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Origami artist Chris Conrad folded a complex angel figure without the help of scissors or glue. The single sheet of paper, which has a marbled finish, features the figure with wings outspread, a halo above its head, and a book and staff in either hand. The level of detail is impressive, as Conrad has articulated each element of the angel all thanks to strategic folding.
For centuries, cultures have come up with creative ways to artistically approach, adopt, and adapt the paper craft.
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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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Look closely at the work of Patrick Cabral and you will find endlessly thoughtful details.