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 // Image above: Running Fire II.
Above: Butterflies trying to escape their shadow
Peter’s site explains:
[...] Some of the small paper cuts relate to a universe of fairy tales and romanticism, as for instance Impenetrable Castle inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Steadfast Tin Soldier, in which a tin soldier falls in love with a paper ballerina, living in a paper castle. Other paper cuts are small dramas in which small figures are lost within and threatened by the huge powerful nature. Others again are turning the inside out, or letting the front and the back of the paper meet – dealing with impossibility, illusions, and reflections… [read more]
Above: Distant wish II
Above: Impenetrable Castle II
Above: In the Shadow of Anorchid
Above: The Dying Swan II
Above: The Short Distance Between Time and Shadow
Above: White Hand
All Paper Cut images above are copyright © Peter Callesen. Please visit his site Petercallesen.com for more great work.
Next, why not take a look at Paper Art by Bianca Chang.