The masterclasses are by …
Who? Jonathan ‘Mr Yen’ Chapman
Why? From Dr Seuss quotes to the most delicate feathers, this artist cuts magic into each piece of paper he gets his hands on (mr-yen.com)
Where can I see more? mr-yen.com
Who? Claire Brewster
Why? It’s a painstaking job to hand-cut intricate flora and fauna from old maps and atlases, but Claire makes it look effortless and incredibly beautiful: it’s the reason her work has been exhibited in galleries across the world.
Where can I see more? clairebrewster.co.uk
The insider tricks are from …
Who? Katrine Hildebrand
Why? This paper artist creates some of the most beautiful, contemporary patterned paper cutting that I’ve seen.
Where can I see more? katrinehildebrandt.com
Who? Bovey Lee
Why? The painstakingly intricate work that Bovey does is beyond impressive – to the eye it looks near impossible for the human hand to make.
Where can I see more? boveylee.com
Who? Kris Trappeniers
Why? His portraits are like no other. That’s because he makes them from paper and cuts every minute detail by hand.
Where can I see more? kristrappeniers.tumblr.com
Who? Mike Lomax
Why? The stories told by the paper illustrator’s work can be witty, personal, incredibly deep, or all of the above – and are well worth a look.
Where can I see more? mjlomax.co.uk