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Pine Tree Portrait
Cut in 2011
18x24 inches framed, papercut measures 13x20
Hand-Cut Black paper on white illustration board

This piece depicts a white pine that grows near Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. I love this tree because of the bare branches that remain. I truly enjoyed designing and cutting this piece, and I think it may become a series of tree portraits.

As with all of my work, each piece is hand-cut from a single sheet of black paper using an Xacto knife/blade. All of my pieces are one continuous piece of paper, meaning all parts of the design interconnect. I use Studiotac, an archival adhesive, to mount the papercut to the white illustration board background.

This piece is custom framed in a beautiful black frame that is approximately one inch wide and one inch deep. It is classic and compliments the piece perfectly. The piece will arrive framed.

I have been papercutting professionally for four years. My work has been shown in galleries and museums across the country and was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. I am also a member of the Board of Directors of the Guild of American Papercutters.

Please do not hesitate to convo me with questions about this piece.


Pine Tree Portrait 18x24 original papercut


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: black paper, studio tac, illustration board, frame, UV glass
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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