Thursday, October 10, 2013

Artist Spotlight - Paper Cut Art By Elaine Penwell

Elaine Penwell takes paper cutting to the highest art form.  Her intricate designs are breathtaking in detail and amazingly creative.  Elaine takes inspiration from fabric prints, Japanese wood block prints, nature and animals, 1800's women's fashion and old illustrations.  I find myself happily lost in the intricacy of each piece and appreciate the labor of love each one must require to produce.  Talk about patience!

To see more of Elaine's amazing paper art, including videos of her working on various pieces, check out her website.


Installation Close-up


Extinct Birds

Thanks for inspiring me today Elaine!

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