It is always a visual treat to discover the work of artists creating works which are as much visual as they are tactile – handmade simply from paper! In the hands of these visionary and meticulous artists gifted with a talent for minute detail, paper becomes a medium out of which lines, forms and stories can be patiently carved, cut, folded, sculpted and brought to life by means of the simplest techniques: cutting and folding. Paper cutting is an art form which first originated in China. Today, artists and designers from every corner of the world bring to it the influence of visual representation and storytelling in their culture, in addition to their own personal expression of life experiences. Here is a collection of inspiring paper-cut art pieces and illustrations from various artists who have perfected their craft and brought its magic touch to the world of digital media. Examples of paper-cutting by Elsa Mola Elsa Mola (Cuba/USA) Example of paper-cutting by Karen Bit Vejle Examples of paper-cutting by Karen Bit Vejle Examples of paper-cutting by Karen Bit Vejle Karen Bit Vejle (Denmark) Examples of paper-cutting by Aoyama Hina Aoyama Hina (Japan) Examples of paper-cutting by Kevin Stanton Examples of paper-cutting by Kevin Stanton Kevin Stanton (USA) Examples of paper-cutting by Kako Ueda Examples of paper-cutting by Kako Ueda Kako Ueda (Japan) Examples of paper-cutting by Andy Singleton Examples of paper-cutting by Andy Singleton Andy Singleton (UK) Examples of paper-cutting by Sarah Dennis Examples of paper-cutting by Sarah Dennis Sarah Dennis (UK)