Contemporary Paper Art with white on white decoupage // Joey Bates: I like the way the artist has created texture with the use of lots of different layers making the piece pop out from the paper.

Tullulah Bankhead By: Giles Oldershaw, English printmaker and artist. cardboard This piece is a great example of shape.  Shapes are created to make a face with high/lowlights. I love this piece. It's beautifully crafted.

Instead of just throwing cardboard boxes away, English artist Giles Oldershaw uses them to create a specific type of layered portraits of well-known characters

BOVEY LEE, Sawing Waves, 2012 Cut paper, Chinese xuan (rice) paper on silk

Paper Cut Works by Bovey Lee

BOVEY LEE, Sawing Waves, 2012 Cut paper, Chinese xuan (rice) paper on silk 26 × 24 in × cm. High school: make a cut paper silhouette out of a favourite painting.

Paper cut portrait by Kris Trappeniers

Intricate paper cut by Kris Trappeniers. I came across this piece during art class, upon researching ideas for displaying my own paper cut. Make with string?


Rather than simply throwing away a cardboard box, artist Giles Oldershaw redesigns the discarded packaging he comes across as creative, layered portraits.



cut paper portrait

An interesting art series by Joey Bates, who hand cuts paper sheets and layers them to give dimension to each object or human figure. His goal is to make the images just as fluid and expressive as his graphite drawings.

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