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Paper Tales is a two person company run by my husband and myself.
While I draw and cut all of my silhouettes by hand, my husband is always seeking the best way to make reproductions, so that more people are able to enjoy the long lost craft of paper cutting.
I have been making silhouette art for almost 8 years now. Starting with ink, my scissors and hobby knives slowly took over. I just love the pureness and simplicity of the crisp interaction between the black and ivory white paper. Never have I felt tempted to use any other materials or colors, being a true papierknipster (the dutch word for someone who makes paper cuts) by heart. Although I have made several trips in the fields of illustration, design, writing and shadow puppetry, in the end I am a craftswoman, loving the lines of sharp fine cuts, the smell of oiled knife blades on my fingers and the smiles on peoples…

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  • Joined October 4, 2007

Favorite materials

Ink, paper, knives

About

Paper Tales is a two person company run by my husband and myself.
While I draw and cut all of my silhouettes by hand, my husband is always seeking the best way to make reproductions, so that more people are able to enjoy the long lost craft of paper cutting.
I have been making silhouette art for almost 8 years now. Starting with ink, my scissors and hobby knives slowly took over. I just love the pureness and simplicity of the crisp interaction between the black and ivory white paper. Never have I felt tempted to use any other materials or colors, being a true papierknipster (the dutch word for someone who makes paper cuts) by heart. Although I have made several trips in the fields of illustration, design, writing and shadow puppetry, in the end I am a craftswoman, loving the lines of sharp fine cuts, the smell of oiled knife blades on my fingers and the smiles on peoples faces when I have been able to touch their hearts.

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Isabella's Folklore Blog:
http://isabellasart.blogspot.com/

Isabella's Official website:
http://www.isabella-art.com/

(All other works not related to folklore can be found here).

Isabella at Deviant Art:
http://papertales.deviantart.com/?rnrd=83944

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