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28 Ideas And Examples Of Amazing Paper Art

      The times when paper was considered to be the primary medium for artistic expression is long gone. Many writers and designers use digital media to improvise and develop their ideas. However, there is something particuliar in this “physical” canvas — something that keeps us getting back to paper when we want to brainstorm ideas in a notebook, doodle around in a sketchbook, collect inspiration in a scrapbook or just draw some sketches for the next project.

      The times when paper was considered to be the primary medium for artistic expression is long gone. Many writers and designers use digital media to improvise and develop their ideas. However, there is something particuliar in this “physical” canvas — something that keeps us getting back to paper when we want to brainstorm ideas in a notebook, doodle around in a sketchbook, collect inspiration in a scrapbook or just draw some sketches for the next project.

      In fact, paper is even more powerful than that. It is a very flexible medium. You can use it paper only for giving your ideas and feelings forms, but also as an expressive medium for creative artworks formed out of paper. You can create a sharp-edged paper plane or ship, but also form twisted curves of nature or complicated geometrical shapes.

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      In this post we present a showcase of paper art; you wil find many beautiful carved, folded, cut out paper objects and realistic 3D paper sculptures, all using paper, cardboxes or even books as materials. Please make sure to follow the links to explore further works of the artists presented below.

      The Beauty of Paper Art

      Apples

      Paper Art Apples

      Buscando a la serpiente

      Buscando a la serpiente

      Paper Tunnel by Jen Stark

      Paper Tunnel

      Flat Globe Cutting Book Series “AKIRA CLUB”

      Flat Globe Cutting Book Series

      Golden Swan

      Golden Swan

      Paper flowers

      Paper flowers

      Face

      Face

      Bijoux

      Bijoux

      Artists who make pieces, Artists who do books (detail)

      Artists who make pieces, Artists who do books (detail)

      Paper art 3 from Jen Stark

      Paper art 3 from Jen Stark

      Lost At E Minor

      Lost At E Minor

      Icosahedron

      Icosahedron

      World Books

      World Books

      Custom topography of St. Thomas

      Custom topography of St. Thomas

      Paper Latern

      Paper Latern

      Deep Sea Tango

      Deep Sea Tango

      Sunflower

      Sunflower

      Flock

      Flock

      Holding on to myself

      Holding on to myself

      Helen Musselwhite: Romany Caravan

      Helen Musselwhite : Romany Caravan

      Paper Drummer

      Paper Drummer

      Charles Clary 4

      Charles Clary 4

      O Ero He`ll Fight (Detail)

      O Ero He`ll Fight (Detail)

      Typography

      Typography

      My Modern Metropolis

      My Modern Metropolis

      My Modern Metropolis 2

      My Modern Metropolis 2

      Paper Mask

      Paper Mask

      Last Click

      Wataru Itou This paper model looks very impressive with all the little lights illuminating it. Be sure to hit up the link for more pictures of this masterpiece.

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