Australian artist Emma van Leest cuts these from heavy paper, she's influenced by one of my old tutors, Jan Pienkowski. If you know his beautiful shadow illustrations, you'll see what caught her attention.
hand-cut paper art by Joe Bagley. It would be cool to create silhouettes like these and take them with you so at some point in time you could take it out and take a picture with the silhouette and a natural background
Atomic Jellyfish by Bovey Lee; This is just one of the extraordinary pieces in Beautiful/Decay magazine's series on paper artists. All were created by cutting paper into intricate (and highly labour-intensive) works of art.
New York-based artist Maude White is back with some new meticulously crafted paper illustrations. Believe it or not, but these awe-inspiring paper cuttings are made entirely by hand, using only a craft knife.