Brushes, Hammers, Paste and Nails
Amazing Patience Art: If I tried doing this there would be blood everywhere and lots of crumpled wads of paper angrily thrown all over the floor!
Carving their way into the realm of fine arts thanks to pioneers like Kara Walker, paper dioramas aren’t just for elementary school projects anymore. Cut-paper art is an ambitious endeavor to take on — requiring intense focus, patience, and dealings with tiny instruments, like X-Acto knives and tweezers. Following our recent discovery of Jim Dolan’s miniature worlds encased in Altoid tins, we sought out other cut-paper designers who display their jaw-dropping creations in diorama form. Our findings introduced us to unbelievable works of art, whose intricate detailing, concept, and execution is simply awe-inspiring. Get to know some amazing artists who transform plain old paper into imaginative 3-D worlds after the jump....