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The Hand Cut Paper Art of Lisa Rodden

…Australian paper artist Lisa Rodden cuts, slices, and folds thick layers of white paper on top of acrylic painting that is occasionally accompanied with text. The small geometric cuts reveal windows of paint creating a strikingly precise interplay of color and shadow. You can see many more examples in her paper gallery, and if you’re in Sydney you can stop by Art2Muse gallery from August 8-21 to see it in person. (via yellowtrace)…

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Anatomical Cross-Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson

For her Tissue Series, artist Lisa Nilsson constructs anatomical cross sections of the human body using rolled pieces of Japanese mulberry paper, a technique known as quilling or paper filigree. Each piece takes several weeks to assemble and begins with an actual photograph of a lateral or mid-sagittal cross section to which she begins pinning small rolls of paper. Depending on its function she rolls the paper on almost anything small and…

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Paint Splotch Embroidery by Olya Glagoleva and Lisa Smirnova

…o, paint is bound to drip, splatter, and brush up against an artist’s clothes, transforming a studio uniform into a chaotic collection of attractive mishaps. Designer Olya Glagoleva in collaboration with Russian artist Lisa Smirnova (previously) captured this look with an elegantly designed twist. All of the clothing included in their collection is embroidered in the style of Smirnova, with the markings of accidental paint drips and…

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Lush Hand-Embroidered Portraits by Artist Lisa Smirnova

Artist Lisa Smirnova hand-embroiders colorful works that appear like delicate colored pencil drawings, appropriate since she couples the craft with a dedicated drawing practice. Her works on cloth depict both the anonymous and famous, stitching renditions of Frida Kahlo and Charles Bukowski along with images of tattooed men, rabbits, and a lush floral arrangement punctuated with a human heart. Using thread, cotton, and wool her works can take…

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Hyperrealistic Depictions of Fish Merged With Their Coral Environments by Lisa Ericson

Artist, illustrator, and designer Lisa Ericson (previously) paints hyperrealistic images of imaginary animals, hybrids that intertwine species. Previously focused on a body of work that merged mice and butterflies, Ericson’s newest series focuses on the creatures below, painting bright fish against matte black backgrounds. The vibrant works highlight a variety of coral integrated into fins and tails of scaly animals, as well as…

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Hyperrealistic Depictions of a Fictional Mouse-Butterfly Species by Lisa Ericson

…erch”, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 9″x 12″ “Gatherer II”, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 8″x 10″ “Gatherer I”, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 8″x 10″ “Hover”, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 13″x 16″ “Artista”, Acrylic on Wood Panel, 16″x 16″ Lisa Ericson‘s logo is just as enchanting as her hyperrealistic paintings, a tiny mouse with butterfly wings floating between her first and last name. Ericson works as a multi-hyphenate, utilizing her visual talents as…

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