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[ONLINE] Paper Cutting Development Program with Elysha Rei

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Online paper cutting lessons released weekly by Brisbane based artist Elysha Rei. Watch anytime and join in by sharing your creations!

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Learn the history and theory of this traditional artform, as well as the skills and techniques to safely design and make your own paper cuts artworks. Design and cut your own original artwork.

Content includes paper cutting history, paper cutting across different cultures, contemporary paper cutting artists, kirigami (cutting with scissors), paper cutting with a craft hobby knife. See below for course outline.

Workshop details

  • Hosted via Facebook Social Learning Group
  • 1 hour video tutorial by Elysha Rei released each Tuesday, available to watch 24/7
  • Optional tasks to complete between lessons
  • Join discussions in the Facebook Group to share your work and receive helpful tips and feedback from Elysha Rei
  • $150 for course ($15 per week -10 weeks)

About Elysha

Elysha Rei is a Japanese-Australian visual artist whose work draws upon her mixed heritage and lived experiences between cultures and communities. Works in paper cutting, public art and murals are created from personal and historical archives which embed narrative and symbolism within a Japanese design aesthetic.

Material Kit available for purchase with your ticket ($24) includes:

  • Scissors
  • Cutting knife
  • A3 cutting mat
  • Sticky tape
  • Metal ruler
  • A4 display book
  • A4 paper
  • Glue stick
  • Card stock
  • Sharpie pen
  • A3 document wallet

Course Outline

  • Week 1: Introduction to program, history of paper and paper cutting
  • Week 2: Paper cutting across cultures
  • Week 3: Contemporary Paper cutting artists
  • Week 4: Simple kirigami with scissors
  • Week 5: Introduction to the craft hobby blade
  • Week 6: Adding detail to kirigami works
  • Week 7: Paper cutting a template
  • Week 8: Understanding paper cutting design
  • Week 9: Cutting your own design
  • Week 10: Displaying your paper cutting artwork

Please note, this course will be hosted via Facebook Social Learning Group. An Art From The Margins representative will be in touch to provide you with the link to join the group.


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