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This one-of-a-kind paper cut design was made using an old map of San Francisco, California, mounted on a wooden display block and sealed with paint brush strokes for texture & protection. It’s a freehand cut out (unlike my solid paper designs), & features an interpretation of a heart's anatomy carefully extracted from an original map with an x-acto knife.
Each heart cut design featured in my shop http://www.papercutworks.etsy.com is very unique - map hearts specifically are determined by the content of the sheet I'm working with & can not be recreated. For a gallery of my sold Custom Map & Dictionary Cutouts visit http://papercuthearts.wordpress.com/custom-gallery/
Wooden blocks make unique sturdy decor pieces - you can display them sitting on a shelf or hanging on the wall. This cradled birch block frame measures 4" by 4" and is 1" thick (the image shows a block I previously used a 4"x4"x1.5" however). Paper cut art mounted to the wood is protected by a sealant for durability and gives this piece a painting-like finish as it is applied with brush strokes.
See how my map cut outs are made here:
CUSTOM PIECES AVAILABLE - I have a big stash of maps & dictionaries - visit the "CUSTOM" section of my shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/papercutworks?section_id=6940817 & pick your favorite item. During check out let me know what city, state, province, sea, ocean, river, mountain range you would like your custom papercut to feature. A perfect anniversary, new home, or wedding gift!
Please visithttp://www.papercutworks.etsy.com to see other paper cut pieces designed & authored exclusively by PaperCutWorks & my website WORK IN PROGRESS at http://papercuthearts.wordpress.com
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