Nikolai Tolstyh takes photos of paper animal silhouettes in a natural setting. The combination is surprisingly perfect: the surroundings provide both color for the cutout and a scene to frame the animal.
What happens when you spend a month living alone on an island in Maine with nothing but cardboard, scissors and gorgeous sunsets to play with?
I have created a series of "Sunset Selfies" that turn simple cutouts into whimsical stories.
Japanese artist Akira Nagaya creates insanely intricate paper cuttings called kirie that look like delicate pencil drawings or wire sculptures. Nagaya discovered his talent in his early 20s when he was learning sasabaran – a technique for cutting food decorations from...