Paper Cut: An Exploration Into the Contemporary World of Papercraft Art and Illustration

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More and more the design world is turning away from digitization and once again embracing the imperfections of handmade, craft-based practices. Written and collated by noted papercraft illustrator Owen Gildersleeve, Paper Cut offers a unique perspective into this burgeoning field of contemporary illustration. Featuring astonishing works from twenty-five of the world's top papercraft illustrators, this collection also contains in-depth interviews and rarely seen behind-the-scenes photography, which reveal the ...

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Overview

More and more the design world is turning away from digitization and once again embracing the imperfections of handmade, craft-based practices. Written and collated by noted papercraft illustrator Owen Gildersleeve, Paper Cut offers a unique perspective into this burgeoning field of contemporary illustration. Featuring astonishing works from twenty-five of the world's top papercraft illustrators, this collection also contains in-depth interviews and rarely seen behind-the-scenes photography, which reveal the artists' motivations and working techniques. Contributors include Rob Ryan, Yulia Brodskaya, Jeff Nishinaka, Andersen M Studio, Chrissie Macdonald, and Kyle Bean.

"Thanks to some great behind-the-scenes imagery of the paper artists at work, whether you're familiar with the work or not the book is endlessly illuminating. And with Chris Clarke of The Guardian overseeing the design, it's a fine printed experience from start to finish." - Rob Alderson, Editor-in-Chief - It'sNiceThat.com

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"You've seen a number of beautiful examples of paper art and whilst these are always lovely to look at, have you ever really thought about the inspirations and process behind the works? Paper Cut is a brand new book that dives into the world of 25 leading paper artists and we have a feeling you're going to love it." - CreativeBloq.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592539024
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2014
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 516,926
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Owen Gildersleeve is an illustrator and designer based in London. His work predominantly focuses on papercraft illustration and over the years he has become highly respected in the field, working with a large array of international clients, as well as collaborating with many other respected artists. In 2009 Owen was awarded the Type Director's Club Award for his work with Fast Company Magazine. Then in 2011 he was awarded the Art Director's Club Young Guns award, which showcases the some of the world's best young talent in the fields of art, design and illustration.

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