Drawing faces, and people, has always made me feel a bit uncomfortable. It's taken me my whole life to realise that I can do it and feel ok about it. About the same amount of time it's taken me to be able to draw in public. They both stem from lack of confidence. I would, like most people, compare myself to others - because I couldn't render a human face like a master I was therefore no good. I knew this wasn't true in all my artistic endeavours - I can fit text into a
1. FINDING THE RIGHT WORKSHOP FOR YOU OR YOUR CHILD What are your interests? What skills to do you want to learn and try? What date and time suits you? The Workshop Details page on the paperscissorsrock.net website gives all the up to date information on current workshops. There's also an article here about the Paper Art (5-8 yrs) workshop in particular. What's the workshop leader like? The workshops are run by me, Sam Hickman, an artist who primarily works with cut paper.
Hi there! I've just finished the first assignment in my illustration course. January's project was a children's book cover project entitled 'What's in her bag?' Everyone was given a famous woman depending on their month of birth...I lucked out completely as I got three...The Powerpuff Girls. Not only are they great to fit into a genre for children but I watched them on tv the first time around and I love a bit of pop culture. Plus they're great for papercutting - bold brig
I've been designing some LOVEly things!! It all started last year when I made this papercut called All The Love. I then made a wedding card for a friend and played around with some other things and came up with these... They will hopefully be available to buy as Valentine's Day cards at the the beginning of February. Watch out for more info... #love #valentine #valentinesday #card #greetingscard #Paperart #papercut #allthelove #papercut #design #artwork #art #illustration
Papercutter's Log. Star date 20.12.2017. My first foray into decorating a Christmas tree representing my business this month. There's a beautiful old church in my village and every year they put on this festival and my friend El tells me to do a tree but I don't. In fact, it was the first time last year that the family and I took a lovely walk to check it out. Trees by the local school, scout group, drama group, art group among many others plus trees by families. This yea
Here’s a little bit about what I’ve been up to this last year… A friend of mine, Sass (Sass Harding Photography) and I had spoken about working together a couple of years ago. Combining her photography and my paper art in some way seemed a pleasing idea. So when the opportunity for a project celebrating our village came about we decided that was the project for us. The village was to turn 50 in 2017 and being a uniquely designed place, architecturally and socially, it was