Li Hongbo’s artwork may look like porcelain or gypsum sculptures at first, but that’s only until he demonstrates how flexible they are. Beijing based artist, book designer and editor creates these busts and sculptures out of thousands of layers of glued thin paper. Hongbo builds the honeycomb-like structures by strategically placing the glue on each sheet of paper, and then gives the desired shape to it.
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What at a first glance might look like Gothic stained glass windows, are actually Eric Standley’s paper creations. Currently based in Virginia, the artist uses a laser to meticulously cut out the patterns in thousands of layers of paper which are then all put together.
A Dutch artist Bert Simons takes paper folding art into the whole new level by creating these hyper-realistic 3D paper sculptures, and the best part is that you can build a 3D Bert portrait yourself! Print the 12 pages on thick (80 grams) paper and start making your own personal Bert.