Adriana Napolitano shows some serious folding and curling skills as she fills scenes with items made with nothing but paper. In addition to creating hand-made props, she also creates paper costumes and headdresses for portrait photography featuring a streamlined effect unmatched by any other material and only in the hands of a crafty artist like hers.
Cultures throughout the world have their own takes on papercut art. Artist Suzy Taylor, however, takes hers to another level with her stunning papercut art. Each of her pieces is produced with both creativity and precision, resulting in works featuring astonishing detail. The artist uses only two things in her creations: a single piece of paper and a craft knife.
Vietnamese artist Hoang Tien Quyet uses the technique of wet folding to make his captivating origami animals. The process requires absolute precision and transforms traditional origami into sculptures with curves and the illusion of movement.
Combining science and art, intricate paper sculptures take the shape of microbes, pathogens, and nature’s wonders under the meticulous hands of Rogan Brown. The English artist easily spends several months completing a sculpture using a scalpel and with the aid of a laser at other times.
Some people can easily get lost in the pages of a good book but artist Isobelle Ouzman provides an alternative way of escaping from reality with her “Altered Books” series. Transforming discarded books into customized, beautiful works of art, she breathes new life to a once- beloved work of literature.
Vietnamese chemistry teacher, Adam Tran, practices the ancient art of origami with care and precision. A member of the Vietnam Origami Group, Tran’s exceptional dinosaurs, preying mantises and winged gladiators illustrate the amazing ways he manipulates paper.
Carlo Fantin aims to tell a story on paper but not in the usual way. The Italian artist takes black, high quality, acid-free construction paper and meticulously hand-cuts each one using nothing but a craft knife and a detailed touch.
London-based illustrator Polly Lindsay has been exploring and combining graphics with handcrafted design. Just recently she became fascinated with paper craft – transforming pieces of paper into something tangible. Check out Lindsay’s work which revolves around layering hand-cut pieces of paper to create abstract, geometric shapes.
Estudio Guardabosques is a multidisciplinary design studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, founded by Caro Silvero and Juan Elizalde. Together, they’ve created some remarkable craft pieces made entirely of paper. Though paper sculpting is quite common, they duo’s skills and creativity surpass many.
Japanese craftsman who goes by Uhu02 takes paper sculpting to the next level. Creating sci-fi ships using just paper, the level of detail from exterior to interior easily outshine any resin models that can be purchased at a store. An X-Wing, TIE interceptor, Viper MK2, 2001’s Orion and ATAT are just some of the ships he’s created.