Category Archives: paper cutting

Marginalia

For several days this past week I worked on my project Marginalia for this month’s Instagram areyoubookenough challenge.

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The Orihime Binding with a Drumleaf Variation, Part One

The anniversary of this blog is coming up —July 7— and I post a special project every year to celebrate both this event and Tanabata. This year I am re-visiting the Orihime binding which was created for Tanabata in 2017. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Gail Armstrong

For the month of May, Friday Night Flicks will feature artists working with paper as a medium, beginning with London-based illustrator Gail Armstrong.     I recommend looking at more of Armstrong’s work this weekend on her Illustrationx page or … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lucila Biscione

The final papercut artist for April is Lucila Biscione. This short video by Ayoub Benali shows Biscione at work in her studio and teaching a workshop.     I recommend taking a few minutes out of your weekend to take … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Mia Pearlman

Sometimes people start making paper cut art almost by accident. That’s the case with Mia Pearlman and her cut paper cloudscape installations.     There are more of Pearlman’s paper cut works on her website just waiting for you to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flick: Jacky Cheng

Jacky Cheng is one of the artists I follow on Instagram and she is the featured artist in tonight’s flick.     This weekend you could watch more short videos of Cheng’s work, check out her Instagram account, or look … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Parth Kothekar

These short videos by Parth Kothekar attracted me for two reasons: the speeding up of the cutting process has not been done to the point of inducing nausea in the viewer, and each set of finished papercuts creates a stop … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Josefina Hernandez

Friday Night Flicks in April will feature paper cutting.  This short video by student film maker Felicia Sobhani shows Josefina Hernandez at work. From the text on Vimeo: Josefina Hernandez is a New York based artist. She obtained her Honours … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Bucharbeiten/Book-Art — Christine Litke

Tonight’s flick is longer than I usually post, but you can look at it in sections. German book artist Christine Litke shows some of her favourite books, and although the artist’s narration is in German, I think the books speak … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Seven and Accordions with Cuts

One of the simplest ways to alter the surface of an accordion is to make cuts in it. This permits sections to be reverse folded, creating little pop-ups (or pop-downs). The one below shows areas folded both to the back … Continue reading

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