My name is John Ed De Vera and I’m a multidisciplinary designer, with a penchant for lettering, paper-cutting, and experimenting with different and new media. My philosophy of creativity has so far led to finding new ways to push and innovate my craft, unafraid of learning new things and twisting them in my own creative way.

Each element of these illustrations was drawn on a bond paper, transferred on special paper and individually cut by hand. The cutouts were then mounted on top of each other, depending on their layout and arrangement, similar to the process of making paper toles. The more protruded the elements were, the more shadows they would create, adding dimensionality to the whole image.

The more protruded the elements were, the more shadows they would create, adding dimensionality to the whole image.

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#1 Sally

Sally

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| TheArtAddict | 2 years ago

Sally looks absolutely gorgeous!

#2 No Face

No Face

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varwenea 2 years ago

No-Face (Kaonashi) didn't have a neck or hair. This one is more haunting.

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#3 Cut ’em All

Cut ’em All

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Daniella Krihely 2 years ago

This Looks amazing! What kind of paper did you use? Also your exacto knife looks a little odd. It's tip is tilted to the side. Is it a special kind of knife or did you modify it?

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#4 It Was Her

It Was Her

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Anna Brandigi 2 years ago

I can't even cut wrapping paper...

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#5 Snape

Snape

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varwenea 2 years ago

Oh Alan Rickman... Still miss you when I see you in films.

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#6 Eevee

Eevee

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Nicole Romero 2 years ago

I wish I was walking around and stumbled upon a little Eevee :)

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#7 Who’s Up For A Swim?

Who’s Up For A Swim?

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| TheArtAddict | 2 years ago

How is this even possible?!?!?!?!?!?

#8 Morning Egg

Morning Egg

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#9 Magazine Cover

Magazine Cover

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Cat Lover 2 years ago

That's amazing!!!!!

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#10 Prince

Prince

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varwenea 2 years ago

I miss him too. Such a talented and influential artist who is completely private and low key in his own ways. RIP

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#11 Winter Is Here

Winter Is Here

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chocolander 2 years ago

I really love how you made something white appear so 3D!

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#12 Esquire Philippines July 2016

Esquire Philippines July 2016

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#13 Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

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Cat Lover 2 years ago

You are amazing

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#14 Zaya

Zaya

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#15 Pikachu

Pikachu

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#16 Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen

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#17 David Bowie

David Bowie

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Cat Lover 2 years ago

That's my moms favourite

#18 Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur

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#19 Jon Snow

Jon Snow

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ilano 2 years ago

My favourite one :)

#20 Yumi, A Geisha

Yumi, A Geisha

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#21 Nymph

Nymph

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#22 Cover Art

Cover Art

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#23 Charmander

Charmander

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#24 Squirtle

Squirtle

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#25 Illustration On Retirement Planning

Illustration On Retirement Planning

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#26 The Sun

The Sun

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#27 Mary, Inspired By Michaelangelo’s Pieta

Mary, Inspired By Michaelangelo’s Pieta

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#28 Fried Egg

Fried Egg

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Charlie The Panda 2 years ago

More Gudetama!

#29 Create Your Future

Create Your Future

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#30 Inspired By Dali

Inspired By Dali

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#31 Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

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#32 Happy Independence Day, Philippines!

Happy Independence Day, Philippines!

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#33 Explorer

Explorer

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#34 3k Marathon

3k Marathon

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