Australian artist Emma van Leest cuts these from heavy paper, she's influenced by one of my old tutors, Jan Pienkowski. If you know his beautiful shadow illustrations, you'll see what caught her attention.
Hina Aoyama has a passion : to create super fine lacy-paper-cuttings with a simple pair of scissors. She uses a mixture of the traditional and modern styles to produce her own world through her own special paper-cuttings technique.
Atomic Jellyfish by Bovey Lee; This is just one of the extraordinary pieces in Beautiful/Decay magazine's series on paper artists. All were created by cutting paper into intricate (and highly labour-intensive) works of art.