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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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