Ann Koffsky's Profile
Come see more of my art on my site, www.JewishArtbyAnn.com.
I am illustrator of children's books and greeting cards. To date, I have had the opportunity to illustrate more than 30 books, and over 100 greeting cards for places like Hallmark, Great Arrow Graphics, and RSVP.
I create my papercuts with an x-acto knife, and a lot of patience. First, I cut complex designs from one or more sheets of solid papers. I then shift them around, to create interesting shadows, or matting effects. I then create the painted layer. This part is the most fun, because it usually involves splattering, spritzing, and overall mess-making with vivid colors. To create the final look, I layer the cut out papers over the painted paper. The contrast of loose textures against the clean cut-lines create a visual dynamic that I really enjoy.
- Born on May 2
- Joined January 28, 2009