Paper-cutting

I like drawing but I like paper-cutting too.

(Left)I made at year 6. (right)I made at before start year 8 (holiday).

Paper-cutting is one of the method of  expression.

characteristic of ‘Paper-cutting’

  • Can replace the layers at after cutting and before stick.
  • Can express the different atmosphere with artworks of other method.

When I make these artwork, I always think about shade.

For example, please see right photo.

front colour paper is white, back colour paper is indigo.

I wanted express a sense of distance, so I used colour.

Front is light colour and back is dark colour.

This artwork is hommage of ’Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji : Under the Wave off the Coast of Kanagawa’.

2 Comments

  1. I like Hokusai paintings. One of the factors for the emergence of his work was the introduction of Prussian blue to the market, imported from the West. As a synthetic pigment, it is more lasting and it lowered the price enough that it became feasible to use the shade in prints for the first time

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    1. Thanks Steven for the comment! Yes I agree, and this blue is often called Hokusai Blue in Japan – the pigment unleashed him to express the water and sky through its longevity of brightness and hue.

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