Many people see art as something with many barriers to entry – maybe the materials are expensive, maybe you don’t have the space, or maybe you think it’s difficult, requiring many specialized tools. Sometimes that’s true, but the artists here have created incredible works using almost nothing but paper and scissors or knives.
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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.