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Mesmerizing Paper Art Made From Strips Of Colored Paper by Yulia Brodskaya
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Mesmerizing Paper Art Made From Strips Of Colored Paper by Yulia Brodskaya

There are a million and one ways to make art of paper (as we proved in our paper art post), but there’s one artist who recently caught our eye (again). Yulia Brodskaya, an artist and illustrator born in Moscow, creates beautiful artworks using the quilled paper technique.

While quilled paper seems simple at first glance, we’ve never seen someone whose work matches Brodskaya’s in terms of detail, color, and expressiveness. This art style is created by rolling or bending strips of color paper and gluing their side to the surface. This makes them essentially lines, but the paper’s width gives these “lines” a depth that 2d art can lack.

To see more of her unique art, be sure to visit her website. And check out her wonderful illustrations, too!

More info: artyulia.com | FacebookAmazon (h/t: colossal)

I always had a special fascination for paper as an art medium (during my Graphic Design studies I tried some Origami, made hand-made paper sheets, collages etc – more like a personal hobby really),” Yulia told Bored Panda.

It just took me a while to find the technique/style that I really enjoyed and make it truly mine.

I don’t always call it quilling because I have actually discovered a new way of using the basic technique – as if I’m drawing with paper instead of on it (traditional quilling is constrained by the use of basic shapes so it is a bit different).

My creative ideas are constantly evolving… right now I’m interested in making even more 3D paper art using the same technique, so I keep on experimenting.

The curious thing is that I have been studying for years to be one thing and then something just clicked that what I always perceived as a side hobby can actually become my main passion and successful career.

I just keep creating because I can’t do without it and I’m very lucky that the outcome resonates with so many people – knowing that keeps me going during more difficult periods.

We’d like to thank Yulia for agreeing to give Bored Panda an interview about her work!

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DebbieSmith
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have no words!!!!!! Exquisite is not good enough!

Jonathonholmes
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i would buy one of these and put on my wall

ReeshaNursoo
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wanna have these on my walls ☺ so lovely

ThomasNorris
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree there are no words to describe this work!!!!

PatLedet
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Beautiful! So much work and skill!

gabrielaalmaraz
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

que hermoso trabajo muy buen ojo para manejar los colores y hacer la figura deseada

WilmaGregory
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Im still absorbing the beauty here. My art senses are tingling. Im going to try it myself. Hope to have a good result.

Dell Sells
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this art is unimaginable . something that's never been done before . . NOW THATS ART

jerilou2
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Fantastic ! Every day I stumble across another wonderful talented artist. Each is unique and each brings beauty/color in to my morning.

Dee Sch
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only 1 word... O.M.G. AMAZING!!! OK 2 words

Claudia Gibson
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love it! It's lyracle! Like seeing music. Mesmerizing.

pal
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

it`s wonderful !!!! the people look like oriental people

Asemoon
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yulia's main technique come from an old handicraft in Iran called Malile Kari (ملیله کاری) here some pictures: http://vmic.ir/لیست-کلی-طبقه-بندی-آثار/مهارت-در-هنرهای-دستی-و-سنتی/مهارت-آثار-فلزی/142-ملیله-کاری-زنجان

Jade Torries
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I would love to put that in my home it would bring a good vibe to my house

Jade Torries
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That art is breathtaking wonderful and art is on a whole new level. Its amazing

PennyWarren
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love quilling, and this takes it to the extreme...gorgeous!

ChristineKalus
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find these fascinating, beautiful, and the craftswomanship is awesome, in the true sense of the word - I am filled with awe.

KacperZięba
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Thats... amazing! I admire her.

Sandra Prenzler
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing and very pleasant to look at - I love the bright colours ! :)

flying_panda
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only one word : amazing, wonderful, outstanding, marvellous, (ok 4 words but sorry I'm french !). Well, I just love that, totally !

RoxanaPyda
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Genius and original. True artist! :D

Nil Uğurlutepe
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

bu kadar güzel sanat yapılmaz allahsızlar!

Louise Lapage
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing talent, also amazing to have it all ready to view right here1

HelenArmn
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

amazing! so creative , so lovely

Newdawn
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just love it when people use non traditional art materials to make such beautiful, fantastic, and fun art. It puts a smile on my face.

Rachel Blasco
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She is incredible! We need her at our design and print company! #CorwinDesign

RachelBlasco
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

LOVE it! Our design and print company needs her :-) #corwindesign

Angela Bastidas Rivas
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's amazing and inspiring how a pair of hands can shape and depict a soul. Congrats!

AngelaBastidasRivas
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Congrats! It is simply amazing and inspiring how hands get to shape what is within our soul.

EmmaTanglevine
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i have always loved quilled paper...and these are remarkable! fantastic!

DebbieSmith
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have no words!!!!!! Exquisite is not good enough!

Jonathonholmes
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i would buy one of these and put on my wall

ReeshaNursoo
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wanna have these on my walls ☺ so lovely

ThomasNorris
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree there are no words to describe this work!!!!

PatLedet
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Beautiful! So much work and skill!

gabrielaalmaraz
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

que hermoso trabajo muy buen ojo para manejar los colores y hacer la figura deseada

WilmaGregory
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Im still absorbing the beauty here. My art senses are tingling. Im going to try it myself. Hope to have a good result.

Dell Sells
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this art is unimaginable . something that's never been done before . . NOW THATS ART

jerilou2
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Fantastic ! Every day I stumble across another wonderful talented artist. Each is unique and each brings beauty/color in to my morning.

Dee Sch
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only 1 word... O.M.G. AMAZING!!! OK 2 words

Claudia Gibson
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love it! It's lyracle! Like seeing music. Mesmerizing.

pal
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

it`s wonderful !!!! the people look like oriental people

Asemoon
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yulia's main technique come from an old handicraft in Iran called Malile Kari (ملیله کاری) here some pictures: http://vmic.ir/لیست-کلی-طبقه-بندی-آثار/مهارت-در-هنرهای-دستی-و-سنتی/مهارت-آثار-فلزی/142-ملیله-کاری-زنجان

Jade Torries
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I would love to put that in my home it would bring a good vibe to my house

Jade Torries
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That art is breathtaking wonderful and art is on a whole new level. Its amazing

PennyWarren
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love quilling, and this takes it to the extreme...gorgeous!

ChristineKalus
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I find these fascinating, beautiful, and the craftswomanship is awesome, in the true sense of the word - I am filled with awe.

KacperZięba
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Thats... amazing! I admire her.

Sandra Prenzler
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing and very pleasant to look at - I love the bright colours ! :)

flying_panda
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Only one word : amazing, wonderful, outstanding, marvellous, (ok 4 words but sorry I'm french !). Well, I just love that, totally !

RoxanaPyda
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Genius and original. True artist! :D

Nil Uğurlutepe
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

bu kadar güzel sanat yapılmaz allahsızlar!

Louise Lapage
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Amazing talent, also amazing to have it all ready to view right here1

HelenArmn
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

amazing! so creative , so lovely

Newdawn
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just love it when people use non traditional art materials to make such beautiful, fantastic, and fun art. It puts a smile on my face.

Rachel Blasco
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She is incredible! We need her at our design and print company! #CorwinDesign

RachelBlasco
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

LOVE it! Our design and print company needs her :-) #corwindesign

Angela Bastidas Rivas
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's amazing and inspiring how a pair of hands can shape and depict a soul. Congrats!

AngelaBastidasRivas
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Congrats! It is simply amazing and inspiring how hands get to shape what is within our soul.

EmmaTanglevine
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i have always loved quilled paper...and these are remarkable! fantastic!

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