Paper is one of the most common materials we have, but in the hands of a talented artist, it can be transformed into something extraordinary. French artist Aline Maire (of Abracadabox Light) uses paper to craft light boxes that house miniature fairytale scenes. Each piece not only showcases her skill but her boundless imagination. Every intricate 3D composition comprises layers of meticulously hand-cut paper silhouettes.
The intricately delicate paper cut artworks of Montreal-based artist Myriam Dion bring a whole new dimension to her preferred medium:...
When people see Hiroki Saito‘s astounding artwork, they have to ask: is it a photograph or a painting?
Arts and crafts have a way of reinventing themselves. Just like trends, the popularity of creative activities is cyclical. Take embroidery, for instance; it was just within the last five years or so that it has exploded in prevalence—thanks, in large part, to talented makers that inspire people on social media. Paper quilling has had a similar rise to prominence.
For centuries, cultures have come up with creative ways to artistically approach, adopt, and adapt the paper craft.
North Californian artist Tahiti Pehrson has been working with paper for over fifteen years, and the experience shows.
Raya Sader Bujana of Little Ray of Sunflower has a remarkable affinity for paper crafting. Known for her origami creations, Bujana has extended her skill set to include these incredible paper figurines modeled after Olympic athletes. Designed in collaboration with photographer Leo Garcia Mendez for a stock photo shoot to promote the upcoming Summer Games, Bujana's lifelike paper creations adopt recognizable poses from each of the Olympic sports that they represent.
Mixed-media artist Amy Eisenfeld Genser‘s obsession with paper and color has led to her creation of these vibrant, tactile, paper...
Combining nature and architecture, Vana is a dazzling forest of illuminated paper trees.
Canadian artist Myriam Dion transforms everyday newspapers into gorgeously patterned hand-cut pages. She uses an X-Acto knife to carve into the paper, producing repetitive decorative designs that mimic the open holes on lace fabric. In each piece, the words become abstract snippets of letters, images are accompanied by swirling lines and leafy patterns, and bits of photographs are left untouched to create an interesting blend of reality surrounded by ornamental embellishments.
When looking at this artwork, at first you may only see the gorgeous lines and vibrant color of abstraction.
England-based artist Alexander Korzer-Robinson creates fantastic and imaginative scenes all using paper.