Admiring these delicate cut paper art of San Francisco-based artist, Kanako Abe. Her paper cutouts are so fine that they look as though they were drawn by pen. The Sendai, Japan born talent describes herself as a katagami (craft of making paper stencils for dyeing textile) and paper-cut artist who tries to capture and explore everyday moments and thoughts.
You can follow the artist on her website, Facebook and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Kanako Abe.
Artist and graphic designer Ruby Silvious has been experimenting and creating art on recycled and found materials. In 2015 she began a project called 363 Days of Tea, a visual daily record of her impression of the moment. She followed it up with 52 weeks of tea, 26 days of tea in Japan and 26 Days of tea in France. The used tea bags became her canvas on which she drew, painted and collaged using ink, watercolor, gouache and paper. This incredible series can be seen on her website and on Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Ruby Silvious.
Maud Vantours, designer and visual artist, lives and works in Paris. She followed an artistic curriculum specializing in textile design and materials research. Over time paper became her favorite material, folding, cutting, accumulating and superimposing to create layers. Her 3D sculptures translates into set designs, fashion accessories, editorial treatments and original graphics.
Much of her work can be found in her website, Facebook, Behance and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Maud Vantours.