Hello folks, I am Vaishali. My partner Nayan and I are miniature paper cut artists based in India. We make miniature hand-painted layered paper cut artworks. We took up 365 days of miniature art challenge last year (2018) and continued it this year (2019). We have been making artwork every day since 1st January 2018 and have created 640 pieces so far. We chose birds as our topic of art for the first year and after the completion of our first year's series, we thought of including other animals too. Through this series we want people to understand the beauty and details of nature and how important it is in our lives. 

As for the process, each artwork begins with a sketch on a paper. After that, different layers are traced from the sketch on 200 GSM watercolor paper, then precisely hand-cut and watercolored. Each layer is hand-painted with utmost precision. Finally, all the layers are assembled together to get a three-dimensional look for our tiny paper sculptures. The smallest artwork measures 12 mm from head to tail. Usually, one artwork takes 4-6 hours to complete.

You can find our previous post here and here! For daily updates on our intricate paper art visit our Instagram profile. Enjoy our artworks. Use less, save more. 

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Koala King 6 days ago

Is the stick also paper? It’s so real lol

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Koala King 6 days ago

What’s today’s dinner?

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Koala King 6 days ago

Don’t step on them ;-;

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Koala King 6 days ago

The paper must be strong xD

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Koala King 6 days ago

Colour stealers

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Bambi!

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Koala King 6 days ago

Now make a large version xD

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Koala King 6 days ago

It’s going to flop down in a sec

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Nice Blue Morpho!

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Nancy Forrest 6 days ago

Wow. Awesome

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Koala King 6 days ago

Poor thing

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

I long to see a hedgehog—what a good excuse for a trip to England, a mere 30 years since I was last there...

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Natasha Forchione 6 days ago

So cute!!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Fingerling dachshund

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Sean Reynolds 6 days ago

the nope rope appears

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Koala King 6 days ago

Add some paper sparks lol

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Cute little Sedge wren!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Just like in real life, can’t tell if that’s a Rufous or an Allen’s hummer...

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ispeak catanese 3 days ago

Could it be a pangolin?

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Gaaaah! Ruby-crowned kinglet, only slightly smaller than in real life! SO CUUUTE!

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Corrine Todd 2 days ago

My favourite bird the harpy eagle!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

NO! Do not embrace the trash birds...

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Wowie-zowie!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Old world Oriole?

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and Princess Abitha

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Stunning!

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ispeak catanese 3 days ago

Cloud leopard?

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Azure-tailed Magpie!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

I hope I’m already dead when elephants are eventually exterminated.

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Glorious Great Blue or Grey Heron

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

I hope that’s Canadian money, because I know for a fact that England and the U.K. do NOT have hummingbirds!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Ocelot? Or something smaller?

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Common kingfisher (just the name, not an opinion!)

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BingeFest1 6 days ago

Hipster Ox

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Red-winged blackbird (not the Bay Area subspecies)

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

The stilt’s legs are the perfect shade of pink!

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wisdom evee 6 days ago

not neccacary

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Northern Jacana—I saw one of these in a small town in south Texas.

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Cheetahs are my favorite big cats. They’re so sleek!

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Mary Rose Kent 6 days ago

Red-wattled lapwing

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ispeak catanese 3 days ago

An Anhinga mom and baby!