Artist Delicately Cuts Paper to Mimic the Intricate Beauty of Fluid Ink Drawings

Please log in or register to like posts.
News

Paper Cut Art

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info.

In the right hands, an X-ACTO knife can be as precise as a newly sharpened pencil. Japanese artist Kiri Ken, aka Cutting Sword, masterfully demonstrates this fact with his intricate paper cutting art. The delicate creations feature the likes of sea creatures and human portraiture with incisions so fine that they mimic the fluidity of an inked drawing.

Ken’s cut paper art technique is nothing short of impressive. To produce these intricate designs, he extracts the entire image from a single sheet of origami paper. This requires not only a steady hand, but an incredible amount of patience; with one slip of his wrist, the tiny links and lines could be broken and his hard work marred.

The fragility of Ken’s compositions is not lost on his many fans, and he keeps an open, conversational dialogue with them through Twitter. In addition to sharing his projects on the social media platform, he also recommends tools and paper to use if they want to try cut paper art for themselves.

Kiri Ken creates paper cutting art that mimics the precision and fluidity of intricate ink drawings.

Paper Cutting Artist Kiri KenPaper Cut ArtKiri Ken Cut Paper ArtPaper Cutting Artist Kiri KenPaper Cutting Artist Kiri KenPaper Cutting Artist Kiri KenPaper Cutting Art by Kiri KenPaper Cutting Art by Kiri KenPaper Cutting Art by Kiri KenKiri Ken Cut Paper ArtKiri Ken Cut Paper ArtKiri Ken Cut Paper ArtPaper Cutting Artist Kiri KenKiri Ken Cut Paper Art

Kiri Ken: Twitter
h/t: [Lustik]

All images via Kiri Ken.

Related Articles:

Intricate Paper Art Mimics Fine Lace

Enchantingly Intricate Papercuts Inspired by Fairy Tales

Gorgeously Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures

Delicately Hand-Cut Paper Sculpture Showcases the Microbiological Sublime

Intricately Detailed Papercut Designs Reflect Beauty of the Natural World

Original post: Artist Delicately Cuts Paper to Mimic the Intricate Beauty of Fluid Ink Drawings