Inspired by the old paper-cutting techniques of Chinese and Japanese, Lorenzo Duran decided to apply them on leaves. The artist finds the perfect leaf and then washes, dries, molds and gently cuts away at it until he makes his incredible delicate art. It requires a lot of patience and it’s easy to lose days of work in an instant, because fragile leaves can break right at the end. (Website: naturayarte.blogspot.com/)

Cut-Away Leaf Art: Deer in the Forest

Inspired by the old paper-cutting techniques of Chinese and Japanese, Lorenzo Duran decided to apply them on leaves. The artist finds the perfect leaf and then washes, dries, molds and gently cuts away at it until he makes his incredible delicate art. It requires a lot of patience and it’s easy to lose days of work in an instant, because fragile leaves can break right at the end. (Website: naturayarte.blogspot.com/)