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Amazing Pop Culture Paper Sculptures

Artist Cheong-ah Hwang has been perfecting her paper sculpting skills since childhood, and her works feature characters that look like they’re leaping off the page. From superheroes to storybook scenes, these are some seriously cool paper sculptures! Link  –via Nerd Approved

Large Sculptures Made Of Rolled Up Magazines

The title of this article definitely describes how these paper sculptures by Yunwoo Choi were made, but these are more than just rolled up tubes of paper. These are media honeycombs, wispy clouds of waste paper, gossip rags turned into sacred shrouds. They are as compelling to look at, to pick apart, as they are heavy. Seriously, each [...]

At the Libraries: Should Teen Books Have a Rating System?

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! * Should teen books have a rating system? Sounds way more complicated than helpful, but maybe that’s just me? * Are you in an awkward book club? Sometimes people [...]

Papercraft War Machine Statue

It seems like paper sculptures are getting bigger, better and more complicated every day. Take this 1:6 scale War Machine sculpture for example, built complete with LED chest light and fiber optic lights in the eyes and palms. This little guy is so meticulously detailed, and perfectly painted, that you probably can’t even tell that it’s made [...]

Paper Sculpture Gifts to Scottish Libraries

Beautiful paper sculptures are being left around Scotland’s libraries as a token of appreciation. The artist’s M.O.? Puns, Twitter shout outs, and complete anonymity. Link -via Boing Boing | Photo Credit chrisdonia

Rainbow Art by Stark

Photo Credit: Jen Stark By now, most devout artistic-leaning internet surfers and of course, Neatoramans have seen Jen Stark’s amazing 3D paper sculptures which consists of hundreds of sheets of paper meticulously cut away. Her latest art show displays a series of wooden dowels that have been colored to create an optical illusion. Depending on your [...]

Paper In The Shape Of…A Can!

These paper sculptures are so delicate they’d probably fall apart in your hands if you tried to hold them, and they definitely won’t hold any of your favorite beverages, but the appreciation of form and iconography of the classic soda can are what make these paper cans worth the while. See more intricate paper art [...]

Origami by Giang Dinh

Vietnamese-American artist Giang Dinh creates wonderful paper sculptures using a wet fold origami technique. It’s hard to believe his animal creations were once a single sheet of paper! Link -via Metafilter

Katsumi Hayakawa’s Paper Art

Tokyo-based artist Katsumi Hayakawa makes intricate 3D paper sculptures. At the link, you can see photographs from an exhibition of her work at the Gallery MoMo Roppongi in Tokyo. Link via Dude Craft | Photo by the artist

Paper Sculptures

how to make paper sculptures artists Jeff Nishinaka These astonishingly detailed Masters of Paper Art and Paper Sculptures are a far cry from basic origami… they can take months to create and sell for thousands of pounds.And Incredible most amazing paper sculptures the intricate work of Jeff Nishinaka is created using just paper, glue and [...]