yorkshire-based artist and printmaker pippa dyrlaga designs paper art in intricate detail. inspired by traditional techniques and the natural world, the final works depict ornate plants, animals, and abstract designs whose micro details bring to life the flat images.Read More
The most basic instrument in the hands of a master can produce awe-inspiring results. For Yorkshire-based artist and printmaker Pippa Dyrlaga (previously), that instrument is a common blade handle equipped with fine point blades. The resulting works of art are incredibly detailed paper cuts of plants, animals, and abstract designs with hand-replicated patterns and variations in line width that give them dimensionality and bring the flat images to life.Read More
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It’s hard to fathom the enormity of skill required to pull off a stunning paper-cut piece. When you find an artist blessed with such a deft hand, such a masterful eye that can see through both the wide and microscopic lens, your jaw drops. With the paper art of a master, the accents found in the tiniest of details are mind-boggling.
That’s how I felt — cross my arty heart, hope to die — when I first got acquainted with Pippa Dyrlaga’s paper cuts.
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Overjoyed to be awarded the 'Outstanding Artist Award' at the Art& Show in York over the weekend. Chosen from the 70 Artists exhibiting, it is such an honour!
So, what exactly is paper cutting? It is a delicate process using a sheet of paper to carve and cut into a silhouette. After drawing an image, Pippa uses a scalpel to design an object, animal, or even a scene (a ship inside a bottle spewing ocean water) to create a stunning finished product. She admits her process can "take hours to complete."Read More
Artist Pippa Dyrlaga is truly a master of paper cutting. The gifted crafter produces intricately detailed creations with visually stimulating patterns. Much like her older paper art, each of Dyrlaga's recent works are crafted from a single sheet of paper, showcasing the artist's steady hand and unwavering skill.Read More
The practice of paper-cutting is an art form that requires patience, finesse, and perhaps most importantly, a steady hand. Artist Pippa Dyrlaga demonstrates all of these skills and more as she elegantly transforms paper to give it the appearance of fine lace, depicting scenes inspired by the natural world.Read More
Yorkshire-based artist and printmaker Pippa Dyrlaga has a lovely portfolio of cut paper works. Each piece is cut from a single sheet of paper and is infused with a rich pattern of repetitive cuts that form the scaly details of twisting snakes to the patterned plumage of parrots or the fur of cats. Dyrlaga has degrees in Contemporary Art Practice and Art and Design and Curation from Leeds Metropolitan University and now works on a variety of freelance and commissioned projects. She also translates many of her pieces into limited edition screen prints which she sells in her shop.Read More
Obviously referencing a time when patience in creating art was a virtue and all that was needed was the artist and their medium, the intricate paper silhouettes of British artist, Pippa Dyrlaga, are both beautiful to behold as well as impressively detailed. But how exactly does she make all those minute cuts so perfectly so as to create an enchanting image with the sum of them? They unobtrusively hearken back to a time when patience in creating art was a virtue and all that was needed was the artist and their medium.Read More
Intricate Paper Cutouts of Animals Are Impossibly Detailed
Pippa Dyrlaga takes a knife to her drawings to create incredible paper silhouettes.Read More
The Yorkshire-based artist transforms simple sheets of plain paper into extraordinarily complex works of art using nothing but a pencil and a scalpel. Dyrlaga fell in love with the craft as an art student in 2010, after dabbling in the art of silhouette-making. Eventually, however, she turned her attention toward more intricate and complicated projects. Her astounding attention to detail (and undeniable patience) is apparent in each creation; from birds with wings as light as lace to fragile hand-lettering, her chosen subject matter showcases her skillful and steady hand.
A British artist has mastered the unusual art of paper cutting, transforming ordinary sheets of paper into breathtaking images of intricate swans, flowers and even the Millennium Falcon.Read More
One British artist, in particular, has recently caught our eye with her stunning paper art pieces. Pippa Dyrlaga from Yorkshire, Northern England, started crafting gorgeous swans, castles and other designs from plain pieces of paper in 2010Read More