140+ Absolutely Stunning Examples of Paper Art!

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Check out these stunningly-Intricate newspaper papercuts by the talented, Myriam Dion. Using a scalpel blade and a hand full of old newspapers, she expertly crafts newsprint pages into lattice-like works of art. Stunning…

Myriam Dion papercut panels

Gallery: Newspaper Papercuts by Myriam Dion

Paper Cut VW Campervan

Myriam Dion newspaper cut with scalpel

Myriam Dion papercut page

Myriam Dion papercut pattern

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paper 3D objects on table

This stunningly articulate work was created by talented artist Kevin LCK. He made these 3D Paper Objects as part of a project entitled ‘Ordinary Behavior’. Check out the rest of the images I selected for this post:

Gallery: 3D Paper Objects by Kevin LCK

paper  plug

behind paper  DSLR

paper camera

paper  old mac

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Paper Sculptures by Matt Shlian

globe of paper

coloured paper sculpture

dark paper sculpture

angular paper

looped paper

dark-paper-sculpture

geometric paper sculpture art

paper sculpture flower image

paper sculpture photo

About Matt Shlian from his site: As a paper engineer my work is rooted in print media, book arts and commercial design. Beginning with an initial fold, a single actions… Read more over on Mattshlian.com and see more of his fantastic paper sculptures.

spikes in paper sculpture


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Intricate Paper Cuts by Joe!

Check out these wonderfully-intricate paper cuts by Paper Cuts by Joe. Each original design is expertly-cut from a single piece of paper with a scalpel knife. See some examples below…

Hand-Cut Paper Art image

black paper cut

holding paper

paper beach

paper tree

paper boat

paper twigs

paper strands

paper buldings

Each of my designs is hand-cut from a single piece of black paper and mounted to acid-free white mat board. Paper is the traditional first anniversary gift, so I recommend them as a unique and thoughtful gift for your special someone. I do NOT sell prints, all of these are original pieces. You will receive an actual hand-cut paper artwork. Most designs are available for immediate shipping, but please allow 7-9 days due to demand on popular designs. You can purchase these on Paper Cuts by Joe (not an affiliate link).

paper structure


Paper Art by Kristi Malakoff

Image of paper art by Kristi Malakoff

Source: Image Copyright © Kristi Malakoff via Pinterest.

Nike Air Sneakers Made of Paper

Working with Korean studio “Momot”, these installations entitled “Nike Air Reinvented” show paper art representations of popular and trendy Nike Sneakers (or ‘trainers’ here in the UK!). I think these are really unique, so check out the images below…

nike air paper trainers

nike air green paper art

nike air paper  shoes

Credits for images above: Visit the Momot site.


Paper Creasing Artwork by Simon Schubert

paper door

These intriguing paper creasing artistry were created by Simon Schubert. You can find out more about his work and see other work examples of his paper art over on his site.

paper stairway

paper loft image

paper paneling

paper building

paper scruch

paper art

paper zig zags

paper stairs

…The folds are lightless pictures; there is no light portrayed. It is neither night nor day, and no natural or artificial light dominates the interiors or landscapes; it is a state of irreal, time-suspended neutrality. Everything is placed in an even non-light, immersed in the same lightness or the same darkness.  The folds are completely dependent on the light in the viewing room, appropriating – like a mirror – it’s fall, temperature and intensity [read more here].

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Colourful Paper Artwork by Yulia Brodskaya

coloured paper

This colourful Paper Artwork was craftily-created by the talented Yulia Brodskaya. Visit her website for more of her original and exciting works. See some more examples below…

Paper Kingfisher

paper artwork flourish wording

Paper cut head

paper guitar

Yulia Brodskaya was born in Russia (Moscow); prior to moving to the UK in 2004 she was interested in diverse creative practices ranging from Textile Painting, Origami and Collage to more traditional Fine Art practices. Following an MA in Graphic Communication (2006, University of Hertfordshire) she continued to experiment and explore ways of bringing together all the things she likes most [read more here].

Cadbury paper cuts


Wonderful Paper Animals by Wolfgang List

Paper cat lamp

About these Lamps: The animal lamp is the output of our search for a product which could be easily assembled by the customer and is designed with all our knowledge in 3d computer aided design. The owl starts as a complex 3D computer model. In a second step the 3d computer model gets transformed into a flat plan. This flat plan gets printed on heavy paper. The product is the printout.The customer has to cut out, fold and glue the parts together [more on these here].

Paper penguin image

Lamp papre rabit

Paper owl lamp

Paper owl lamp in daylight

About Wolfgang List’s Paper Lamps

The “mostlikely DIY lampshades” were founded 2012 by Maik Perfahl and Wolfgang List of the interdisdiplinary design/sound/architecture collective “mostlikely”. The goal was to create complex objects at a low price that can be used as mask, lampshade or something else. Each lampshade starts as a complex 3D computer model [more].


Cheeseburger Wrapping Paper

Burger Wrapping Paper photo

Haha! This my me chuckleCheeseburger Wrapping Paper! Found [via].


Captivating Paper Cutting by Australian Paper Artist, Lisa Rodden

paper artist Lisa Rodden's work

Above: Captivating Paper Cutting by Australian Paper Artist, Lisa Rodden. You can see more of her work in this series over on her site gallery. I found the image above here, and all work is copyright Lisa Rodden.


Origami Stars Tutorial

origami stars tutorial CHART

This origami stars tutorial [shown above] is really cool. It shows how 3D stars can be made form simple paper strips! Credits & Copyright: You can check out the original over on the Minna May Blog.


Clever Paper Birds by Andy Singleton

Paper Bluebird

Here are a few images of really clever paper birds by creative artist, Andy Singleton. You can view my full post on some of his work over on Design Soak.

Paper Chickens Image

Paper Birds Image

Black Paper Bird Image


Toilet Roll Art from Anastassia Elias

Toilet Roll Art tube

These funky little toilet rolls were carefully crafted by Anastassia Elias. I think they’re wonderful little works of art, and more in her toilet roll art series can be found on Design Soak.

Toilet Roll footballers

Toilet Rolls with art crafts

Toilet Roll Artistry!


The Paper Cut Project Feat. Paper Wigs

paper wig

The Paper Cut Project features original Paper Wigs and other creative works. Check out the dedicated website here. Via Toxel.

paper cut typography

black paper wig

paper hair image


Paper Line Art by Ayakaito

paper Line art woman

This work is stunning, unique and amazing. There’s no other words I can using without consulting my online thesaurus! For the rest of this set from Ayakaito, check out her site…

paper Line art man at work

Collection of photography portraying human figure in scribbled lines. It was distorted and reconstructed in 3D using a Flash drawing tool programmed by Randy Church.

paper Line art of man with wires


Yulia Brodskaya’s Excellent Quilled Paper Artistry

Quilled Paper Yulia Brodskaya image

These images show amazing Quilled Paper Artistry entitled Loves Doves by talented Russian artist, Yulia Brodskaya. Go and see her other fascinating works over on her website. I discovered her illustration work over on Colossal Art and Design.

Quilled Paper closeup


Quilled Paper details


Paper Architecture Works by Ingrid Siliakus

Ingrid Siliakus paper works

These architectural paper works by Ingrid Siliakus are very detailed and precise, I think you’ll agree. Built as pop-up style books, these paper sculptures can fold into themselves, which adds an extra element of surprise and wonder to these paper marvels. You can see more of Ingrid’s work over on her site.

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Alluring Paper Butterflies by Rebecca J. Coles

Paper Butterflies image

These stunning Paper Butterflies were craftily-created and made by paper artist, Rebecca J. Coles. She explains her work on her site as follows: “a journey travelling with a pencil, paper and a pair of scissors”. See more of her work over on her site.

Paper Butterflies 2

Paper Butterflies 3


Torn Paper Art Blank Card

Torn paper image

Are you familiar with torn paper art? That’s where you tear different colors of paper to make a scene. I’ve done that to make a beach scene at sunset on this card. Picture is pretty self-describing. Sand, water, waves, sun, sunset. Colors brown for the sand, 4 different blues… [you can buy this from Aedesignsnot an affiliate link].


Lisa Nilsson’s Quilled Paper Artistry…

Quilled Paper Art Lisa Nilsson

This intricate and detailed Quilled Paper Art was created by American artist Lisa Nilsson using Japanese mulberry paper. You can see the rest of this set over on Design Soak Magazine.

Quilled Paper Art Lisa Nilsson 1


Professional Paper Sculpting by Calvin Nicholls

Paper Sculpting by Calvin Nicholls image

These are fantastic paper sculpting works by the talented Calvin Nicholls. I love how intricate these images are, and the subject matter is intriguing to say the least!

Paper Sculpting by Calvin Nicholls 1


Free Christmas Printables Just for You!

These excellent Free Christmas Printables are brought to you by IRFC Studio and Bayley Design. Well, who doesn’t want free stuff at Christmas? [download link near end of post]…

Free Christmas Printable box in brown

Free Christmas Printable pattern

Free Christmas print for cracker, made up

Free Christmas Printables patterns

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Paper Handcufts

These paper artworks created by Stephanie Wiehle are simply facsinating, don’t you think? Here are several examples of her work:

Woman in paper

Paper hand and arm

The letter S

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Atype Paper Art by Lobulo Design

Animated Letter

Coloured letter A.

See the rest of the images above over on Design Soak Magazine.


Elegant Paper Typography by Sabeena Karnik

Paper Typography P

These wonderful and elegant paper typography letter-forms were craftily created by artist by artist, Sabeena Karnik. She is a freelance illustrator, typographer, calligrapher and fine artist specializing in paper sculpturing and acrylic murals. You can check out more of here work on her online portfolio. I’ve chosen the letters P, A and L out of this series to spell “Paper Art Love”!

Paper Typography A

Paper Typography L


Buscando a la serpiente (Chasing up the snake)

This wonderful paper snake can be found over on papelartefacto—amazing work, I’m sure you’ll agree.

Buscando a la serpiente paper snake


Brilliant Paper Cuts by Peter Callesen

Peter Callesen Skeleton

Peter Callesen creates all sorts of paper creations using paper and a scalpel to cut intricate shapes into it. Here’s a selection of his stunning work, but you can see more over on his site.

Peter Callesen head

Peter Callesen paper cut


Imaginative Paper Birds by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera creates beautifully-intricate and delicate-looking paper birds in a series she calls “Colibri investigations”. I think they are wonderful, and here full collection can be seen in her portfolio.

Paper Bird


Excellent Paper Sculpture by Jeremy Kool

Paper artist Jeremy Kool has created a set of wonderful 3D origami-style animals, including this one below (which is my favourite!). You can see his other amazing works over on his site.

jeremykool-paper-sculpture


Video: Happy Planet (with Behind the scene)…

This video is pretty unique, as it features the world and lots of other objects made entirely of coloured cardboard! It starts by showing you how the 3D objects were made, followed by the actual animation at the end. The whole video is only 1 minute and 40 seconds long, so give it a watch…

Happy Planet (with Behind the scene) from Zim and Zou on Vimeo.


Beautiful Origami Earth/Globe…

origami earth globe image

This beautiful origami Earth/Globe is pretty interesting. I found this image here.


Captivating Paper Animals

Swiss origami artist Sipho Mabona creates superbly-detailed paper sculptures of various animals and sea creatures. You can see more of his work featured over on Toxel.

mabona-paper-art-origami

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Laser Cut Paper

Wow! Check out this wonderful and intricate work by American paper artist, Eric Standley. You can see more of his collection over on his site, and you can see an example of his stunning work below…

Laser Cut Paper image


Woman Creates Sculptures Inside Books [Video Below]

This is a great video featuring various book sculptures by artist, Jodi Harvey Brown. In much of her fantastic word, the book pages are cut and grouped together to crates various scenes. Watch the video below for more on this…


Stunning Sectional Globes by Geografia

These stunning sectional Globes by Geografia are pretty awesome, I think you’ll agree? Much like origami art, these just go to show what can be achieved with printed paper and a dash of human imagination… [SEE MORE]

Sectional Globes by Gallery

Sectional Globes

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Paperself Lashes! Are You Serious?

Paperself Lashes image

Check out these Paperself Lashes! Are You Serious? Yes, and they’re available over on Firebox but I have no idea who’d buy them! Still, if this is your thing, I guess they’d be great for you…[SEE MORE].

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Introducing Paper Artist Jen Stark

Wow! Check out these stunning examples of Paper-art. They are by talented artist, Jen Stark. Enjoy these inspiring images [SEE MORE].

Paper-art pointed shape

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Paper Art by Jennifer Collier

paper Art Teacup with spoon

These paper art creations were made by artist Jennifer Collier. Listed in this post are tea-sets, as well as cameras and a sewing machine. I think the work is great, and I’m sure you’ll love it too… [SEE MORE].

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Custom Posters by Pattern Matters

This set of wonderful creative custom posters was designed by Lim Siang Ching of Pattern Matters. As can be seen in the collection below, these custom posters are based on 3-D folded paper. I think these are absolutely amazing and totally unique, I’m sure you’ll agree. Enjoy the collection of posters below… [SEE MORE]

Custom poster

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The Talented Bianca Chang

Paper Art by the Talented Bianca Chang. Here is another gallery showcasing more fantastic artwork made from just paper! I hop you enjoy it… [SEE MORE]

Yellow paper art

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Paper Gameboy and Tetris

Paper Tetris

Paper Art Gameboys and classic games. We all love a bit of retro, don’t we? Well, here are 12 great pics of 3D paper constructions made and designed by “Zim and Zou”. Be inspired and prepare to be captivated by these wonderful recreations in 3D [SEE MORE].

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Stunning Paper Apples

I’m not quite sure who created these amazing paper apples, but if you know, please let me know so I can attribute credit. This photo was featured over on Weheartit.com.

Stunning Paper Apples photograph


Creating Reality

Paper cut image

This paper art is quite stunning and original. Artist Peter Callesen has done a great job creating realistic paper cuts that bring A4 paper sheets to life [SEE MORE].

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Paper Art Sculpting by White Papers Press

Foldout book

I’m sure you’ll adore this paper art sculpting work by White Papers Press. This is an extract about Sara, the designer of these delicate works: [SEE MORE]

About fifteen years ago, Sara put an x-acto blade to an unfinished sketchbook. She liked the silhouettes, the relationship between positive and negative space – still does. […]

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Scalpel Sculpting by Kris Trappeniers

Paper Art Womans Head

Paper Art Sculpting by Kris Trappeniers — a stencil artist based in Belgium. As can be seen in the papercut of the womans head (above), Kris uses a sharp scalpel to create stunning paper art ‘sculptures’ [SEE MORE].

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Old Books

Paper Art Image

Photographer Cara Barer has done a fantastic job in turning old books into stunning paper art. My favourite is the one entitled ‘The Twins’ at the end of this post ↓ Above: “Rapunzel” [SEE MORE].

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Funky Origami Animals Joseph Wu

Paper Art of strange, funky and clever origami animals and ‘creative creatures’ are by Joseph Wu. As you may know, I feature a fair amount of paper art over here at Paper Art Love, so I hope you’ll enjoy these too. Above: “Corky & Cecil”. [SEE MORE]

Origami animals

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Wall Paper Art…

Paper art on wall image

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