Saturday, March 1, 2008

Detail




Some people were asking me what the papercuts look like before they are done,

Here are two photographs of papercuts in progress. The first is a shot of the water area of the Portland Headlight papercutting. You can see the pattern I made for the design. The patterns are lightly adhered to the back of the papercuttings and removed after I finish cutting them.

The second is an Arts&Crafts piece that I drew, photocopied, and adhered to a piece of black paper. I have finished cutting the papercut, but haven't taken the pattern off yet. I hope to post some day video of me creating a papercut so you all can see the process.

Cheers

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