There's a renaissance underway in the art form of cut paper, with an explosion of raw talent and an abundance of amazing work produced in the medium in recent years. This gorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary international artists who are creating images of astonishing intricacy, using little more than paper and blade. Featuring a host of new discoveries and including art by such stars as Nikki McClure, Rob Ryan, and Thomas Allen, as well as a number of emerging practitioners, Paper Cutting is sure to engage art buffs and indie crafters alike. An in-depth introduction by paper art expert Natalie Avella illuminates the rich history of the centuries-old form, and a whimsical preface by beloved artist Rob Ryan rounds out this delightful collection.Whimsical, fairy-talealike worlds are also present in the X-Actoacut work of Elsa Mora. ... In The Departure, a girl holds a small bird, while above her a larger bird takes flight, an image suggesting a girl turning into a ... Artist Su Blackwell cuts fairy-tale worlds into and out of the pages of yellowing old books picked up in thrift shops. Her ... Coron does not just create idealized, playful environments, she also.
|Title||:||Paper Cutting Book|
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2011-05-11|