Paper Art

November 30, 2023

Beautiful Paper Quilled Portraits of a Diverse Population in a Hopeful Future

Rather than rely on just one piece of paper, Yulia Brodskaya uses hundreds to create her unique portraits. The paper quilling artist has pioneered a unique style that involves rolling, shaping, and gluing colorful strips of paper to a canvas. These bundles form swirls, patterns, and facial features, which in turn gives these portraits a noticeably three-dimensional quality.

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April 21, 2023

Artist Recreates Michelangelo’s ’David’ as an Origami Sculpture From a Single Sheet of Paper

Widely regarded as the most famous statue in the world, almost everyone can recognize Michelangelo's David. While we are accustomed to seeing it in its marble form, some artists have reimagined its likeness into new and varied mediums. Artist @mayuncchigami has recreated this masterpiece as a highly detailed origami using only one square sheet of paper.

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February 25, 2023

Origami Artist Creates a Dragon Hunter Sculpture From a Single Piece of Paper

While typically used as a vehicle for artistic media, the creative possibilities of paper in and of itself can't be overlooked. Origami artist Chris Conrad knows this very well. He is known for his intricate origami sculptures made out of a single sheet of paper. One of his latest and most impressive pieces is a dragon slayer created from an uncut square of 27.5 inch (70 centimeter) painted Wenzhou paper.

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September 29, 2022

Artist Creates Mesmerizing Optical Illusions From Single Sheets of Paper

Using just a single sheet of white paper, Parth Kothekar can create mesmerizing works of art. The India-based designer has been cutting, slicing, and manipulating paper for many years, producing intricate pieces inspired by nature, architecture, and beyond. His latest series transforms plain sheets of paper into optical illusions reminiscent of Dutch master M.C. Escher‘s iconic prints.

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