paper cut-out

Tragic stories of Bovey Lee

Bovey Lee takes paper cutting to a whole new level, transforming this ancient Chinese folk art into a social and personal statement. Born in Hong Kong where she earned her BA in fine arts, Bovey Lee moved to United States continuing her studies in painting (University of California at Berkeley) and digital arts (Pratt Institute in New York).

Bovey Lee - Office TornadoBovey Lee - Office Tornado

Dreamily fashionable faces

Swedish illustrator Stina Persson, working in Stockholm, is a very busy freelance artist considering her established clients including Coca Cola, Absolut Vodka, Sony Music, Bloomingdale’s, DKNY, Target, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar or Nylon Magazine. She realized that fashion is more about fantasy and glamorous aura than clothes so she focuses on that dreamy quality in her fashion illustrations.

Stina Persson - RejuvenateStina Persson - Rejuvenate

Organic art cut out of paper

Japanese born artist Kako Ueda chose the versatile and fragile paper as her expressing medium because of its rich history in Japanese culture as well as for the meticulous process of cutting paper to make images and its fascinating result. The paper cut-out piece has the aspect of an illustration but also its own physicality, “a 2 and a half dimensional medium, so to speak”.

Speak Flower black paper cut-outSpeak Flower by Kako Ueda