Artist Emmanuelle Moureaux Creates A Colorful Installation Made Of 140,000 Pieces Of Paper

Tokyo-based French architect Emmanuelle Moureaux recently hung 140,000 pieces of paper from the ceiling to create rainbow passageways in celebration of a Japanese soft drink company’s centennial. Each piece of paper is cut in the form of a symbol from the Japanese writing system, hiragana. The colorful installation, titled “Universe of Words,” opened this summer during the Tanabata Festival and was inspired by the tradition of writing wishes on paper and hanging them from bamboo branches. Continue reading »

Korean Artist Meticulously Crafts Sculptures Of Everyday Meals And Household Objects Out Of Colorful Paper

Korean paper artist Lee Ji-hee builds scale models of food, household furnishings, and brightly colored vehicles for her commercial clients. Continue reading »

These Papercraft Mosquitoes Look So Real You’ll Want To Swat Them

Combining realism with attention to detail and remarkable technical abilities, artist Masanobu Azami, who goes by the name Scissorhands, also deserves honorable mention among his Japanese paper-crafting peers. Continue reading »

This Paper Artist Creates Realistic Life-Like Animals And Insects

According to Tina Kraus: “About two years ago I have started to make paper sculptures with fine crepe paper. First I made plants, then insects and one gecko. Continue reading »

Ethereal Cut Paper Illustrations of Women In Water By Sonia Alins

Somber illustrations – sometimes they’re slightly haunting – by artist Sonia Alins from a series she calls “Dones d’aigua” which translates to “Water Women.” Continue reading »

French Artist Duo Uses Colorful Paper To Bring Scenes From Famous Literary Works To Life

“Kristin Lavransdatter” written by Sigrid Undset

Zim & Zou are a French artist duo, who avoid computer design and create beautiful installations using materials like paper, wood, and thread. However, even though the artists’, whose real names are Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann, use many different materials to create their art, the one they prefer the most is paper – and you better believe they can do some magical things with it. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Quirky Illustrations Using An iPhone And Some Paper

Anshuman Ghosh is a visual artist based in South Africa who creates quirky illustrations that revolve around his iPhone. Continue reading »

Paper Artist Creates Brilliant Origami Versions Of Pop Culture Characters

Paper artist Louise Cassidy of Foldiloxs creates absolutely brilliant origami recreations of pop culture characters from television and film. Continue reading »

26 Artists Were Challenged To Create The Whole Alphabet, One Unique Paper Letter Each


Julianna Szabo (UK)

Over the past years, The Paper Artists Collective has gathered their talented members for sponsored collaborations.

The artists love working together using their talent, various techniques and lots of creativity! This time 26 artists created one unique paper letter each not even knowing which colors or letter they were to work with before the paper arrived by mail. The members loved the challenge and the results are amazing! Continue reading »

Artist Shows Off His Incredible Paper Work Skills By Recreating Famous Pop Culture Characters

John Ed De Vera is a multidisciplinary designer who creates impressive imaginary worlds with simple tools like paper and scissors. His paper art mesmerizes people with its intricacy as well as its use of depth and shadow, created by stacking several layers of paper together. Continue reading »

Artist Saša Aleksandar Creates Fantastic Fashion Masks Entirely Made Of Paper

Saša is not a designer, nor a cook, yet he loves to design and eat. He works across multiple disciplines including textile design, illustration and graphic design. He established Saša Design in Tokyo where he lived from 2004 to 2010 and this is where he started creating his wondrous paper masks. Continue reading »

Superb Paper Art Creations Of The Contemporary Artist Bianca Severijns

Bianca Severijns creates her artworks through a conscientious exploration of paper. She perfected an original artistic style in her beloved paper medium that is constructed by esthetically weaving, merging and layering hand-torn pieces.

Severijns is a Dutch-Israeli self-taught contemporary paper artist that in 2012 established her “Peace of Paper” studio in the Tel Aviv area. Art for Severijns began as a study of the cycles of nature and progressed to social and humanistic themes. Her artworks maintain a pure and hand-made feel that tell stories which carry imperfections symbolic of life itself. Continue reading »

Miniature Paper Cut Scenes By David Allen Reeves

Here: “Ash!: Almost in time for Halloween.. Er, Thanksgiving? YES. Anyways, big news about this piece! It’s featured in Gallery 1988’s group show Crazy 4 Cult in December out in LA! I’m really excited, flattered, and honored to be a part of it.”

Rhode Island native photographer and artistDavid Allen Reeves has loved comic books, movies about cowboys, ninjas, zombie hunters since childhood. He even dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. But despite the fact that his life had turned out differently, indicating a completely different career, the young man was able to realize his childhood dream, having created his favorite paper characters. Continue reading »

Wonderfully Interpretive Paper Collages Depicting Popular Cats And Dogs Of Instagram

Artist Lola Dupre has created a wonderful series of interpretive, hand paneled paper collages that depict popular cats and dogs of Instagram. Continue reading »

Dazzling Three-Dimensional Paper Sculptures Of Birds, Bees, and Crustaceans by Lisa Lloyd

UK-based paper artist Lisa Lloyd builds dazzling birds, floral arrangements, and feasts from multi-colored layers of precisely cut paper. Her three-dimensional works are most often inspired by naturally occurring colors and patterns, which is apparent in the geometric shapes and layered textures found in her works’ feathers, scales, and wings. Continue reading »