Paper Art

April 4, 2016

Multilayered Paper Sculptures Capture Strength and Grace of Olympic Athletes

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.

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October 3, 2013

Newspapers X-Acto Knifed Into Gorgeous Lace Patterns

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.

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