My name is Jo Chorny also known as peaceofpaper1, and I create art by cutting paper with a scalpel.
My favourite way of photographing my papercuts is to hold them against the sky; I love the dramatic effect this gives, and the variation of colours and textures in the sky as a backdrop. Plus this way you can see my intricate cutting more clearly.
I also like the shadows that my pieces cast. I normally set them in a box frame, so the shadow appears on the back giving the papercut a great 3-D effect.
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Papercut barn owl
Papercut crab with sun, stars, moon, earth & ocean
Angel wings for an earth angel
The Juniper Tree – Grim brothers
Nature is in our hands
Save the Rhino
Spirit of an Eagle
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