Amazing Examples of Paper Art

By / Aug 19, 2010 / Inspiration

When most people think of art involving paper, they think of drawing, sketching, or maybe painting. However, there are very talented people out there that create art from paper in more unusual ways. I’m talking about paper art that involves creative forms of cutting, folding, and carving. Materials for this type of art can vary, ranging from ordinary paper to whole books. To inspire you and let you see what other things artists are doing with paper, we’ve collected some pretty amazing works for you to enjoy.

To learn more about each work and the artist, just click on the image.

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About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://www.webdesignkc.co.uk/ Victoria Blount

    These are immense, such skill involved its almost unbelievable that some of these above are made from paper alone.

  • http://feedgrids.com Dimi

    The book ones are unbelievable!!

    • http://chosen-destinies.co.cc/ Vanesa

      I agree!

  • http://[email protected] Thomas Collins

    Love these pieces. Takes some real talent to do that. I’m a Arizona Web Design – Phoenix Web Design and have not seen anything like that near the down town art mecca in Phoenix. Love the articles you post – just added to my rss feed. Keep up the good work.

  • http://rolling-webdesign.com Theo

    Some amazing works in this collection. Brian Dettmer is my favourite.

  • http://www.dsm-design.co.uk/ DSM Design

    I really wish i could make things like the book examples, so intricate and beautiful! Some astounding works here, i love the two foxes, wel i loved everything in this list! thank you for posting! :)

  • http://www.julianowebpages.com Bret Juliano

    Wow. Those were amazing. There were some that I stared at thinking that those are too good to be paper…like the reebok shoes and the one below it.

  • http://www.literaryspring.com Rebecca

    Those are great. I especially love the white tree and the book ones.

  • http://www.crearedesign.co.uk Warren Jerzyszek

    Wow! The ideas and attention to detail behind most of these pieces is an definitely awe inspiring, paper engineering is a gifted and skilful art, one area that I have tried but never really had the patience. No one ever really hears of paper engineers, in my opinion they deserve more recognition for the creativity and time spent of each piece. Great post, thanks for sharing.

  • http://www.kayemedia.net Kaye Media

    Very good article

  • http://www.theleadlounge.com Moreen

    Wow! I’m really amazed by those examples. I wish I could make one of that. Just one!

  • http://www.happydogwebproductions.com hdwebpros

    Some people have some obvious talent to do these. I’m a St PaulWeb Design – Minneapolis Web Design and I don’t come across stuff like this too often. Everything is awesome. I’m always on this site. Keep up the good work.

  • http://www.happydogwebproductions.com hdwebpros

    err St Paul Web Designer. Sorry for the misspell.

  • http://www.craigfordham.net Lisa

    Great collection, amazing talents. LT

  • http://www.securityking.com Craig

    Wow! fantastic collection, some serious skills there!

  • http://www.bildwirksam.at Manuel Platzer

    Great overview of fantastic Paper Art!

    @Dimi: Yes, the book ones are so unbelievable!!

  • http://www.cardsoftware.net Amanda Smit

    These are immense and amazing skills, hard to believe they are made from paper.

  • http://webtreats.mysitemyway.com Webtreatsetc

    Thanks for collecting these beautiful paper creations!!!

  • http://www.bestcardprinter.com Jeff

    Fantastic collection! Cheers.

  • http://www.websitetemplates.bz Arthur Does Designs

    Wow…Modern Origami is fascinating!