Custom Paper Silhouettes.

by Chris Gardner

I remember when I was four or five, and this old lady with a crazy haircut came to out house to draw my silhouette. I had to sit still for-ever... and she made my eyelashes way too long. Hanging on the wall at my grandma's house, always reckoned them sort of tacky, but this contemporary, DIY take from Stu and Janet could go in my house anyday.

Custom Paper Silhouettes.

Materials

- Good side profile photo
- Scissors or Xacto Knife
- Tracing Paper
- Glue Stick or Spray...

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Make a Statement in 3-D with Kirigami!

by Chris Gardner

Kirigami is the Japanese art of cutting (and folding) paper (Kiru = to cut, kami = paper) to create three dimensional forms. The techniques can be used to make anything from abstract pop-ups to zoo scenes and architectural models. Of course, like all things, it takes practice to develop patterns, but with your friendly word processing software and  an Xacto knife, you can give it a try without needing to learn any fancy techniques.

Make a Statement in 3-D with Kirigami!

Materials:

 

  • Two...

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