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Crane, Moon and Lotus

After an all-too-long hiatus, I got myself together and put new work online. Between this post I cut lots of paper, used lots of blades, and hopefully you’ll see some new inspiration in my work. There’s a good mix of Judaic and secular pieces. Please visit my shop and let me know what you think!

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There’s a reason why so many elementary papercuts are mostly shapes with only straight lines and slights curves.  Circles are hard! That’s all there is to it.  It doesn’t take much to make a paper cut  circle look messy — jagged, uneven, somewhat askew.  So what’s the secret? (more…)

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Papercutting is the art of cutting paper designs.  The art has evolved uniquely all over the world to adapt to different cultural styles.  The oldest surviving paper cut is a symmetrical circle from the 6th century found in Xinjiang China. Learn more about this ancient craft… (more…)

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MAKE IT LAST

Framing artwork is as simple as ABC. Mount. Mat. Add glass. Frame.  However, some framing techniques and materials stand the test of time…and others don’t. If you want to protect your treasured artwork for the long haul, it’s important to use the right materials and techniques. (more…)

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