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marylini
« on: November 25, 2007 01:42:05 PM »

hi,

i just went to an amazing exhibit of kara walker's work at the whitney museum in nyc...AMAZING stuff. she works a lot with papercutting and collage.

does anyone here do paper cutting? any good sites or tutorials? supplies? i'd love to start...
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2007 11:40:30 AM »

A good place for patterns for beginners is here:  http://www.papercuttingsbyalison.com/

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008 07:49:23 PM »

I just discovered Kara Walker a few weeks ago. Totally inspiring. Learning about papercutting is one of my New Years Goals. If you find aby good tutorials, pass them along and I'll do the same.
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marylini
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2008 09:35:51 AM »

will do. i got some supplies from papercuttingsbyallison.com. so i'm trying just to teach myself...but it is so hard. keep me posted on what you find out!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2008 03:36:36 AM »

There is a guild of american papercutters: www.papercutters.org
If you sign up to the forum, you can access the gallery of members work. There's also a message board which might be handy if you have specific queries. Also, a really ueful site is http://www.papercutters.info

Other good sites (for inspiration, tips, examples etc):

www.weiart.co.uk
www.papercuttings.waw.pl/
www.bieler-beerli.com/scherenschnitte.html
www.beatricecoron.com
http://papercutting.blogspot.com

Hope this helps - papercutting is a bit of an obsession of mine!  Cheesy


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