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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Sculpture and Paper Cuts

Mermaid reading a Picture Book. paper cut by Patrick Gracewood © 2010
Memories of Bali paper cut by Patrick Gracewood ©2010

Bee and Flower paper cut by Patrick Gracewood ©2010
It's cold and wet and I don't want to be outside. So I'm inside working on more paper cuts. Here are a few of my designs. Click on the image to enlarge.

5 comments:

Theresa Cheek said...

I love the unexpected detail...the crab on the mermaid's tail and the grass over the bee! That is some precise cutting Patrick!

Patrick Gracewood said...

That's what keeps it interesting for me, Theresa. I love how my mind has to work to understand what I'm doing BEFORE I start cutting.

Jennifer Tetlow said...

Love these - really charming character and they've made me smile - after coming in from a day in the cold!

kara rane said...

Hi Patrick-
was led to your website+blog via the artbiz blog, I love your work & especially the "little monk" sculpture. and these paper cut illustrations are so beautiful.

Dutchbaby said...

You are obviously much more productive on rainy days than I am. I love all three but I'm especially taken with your mermaid. It would make a great book club design.