The Box As Cut Paper
Last week was mostly spent on administrative tasks but at the end of the week I fit in time to work on another cut paper sculpture.
I kept the form simple and made a basic cube with two of the sides left long. I’d had in mind to have these two long flaps eventually connect together but things went in a different direction as I worked.
I chose a leaf as the repeating shape and cut away most of the paper on four sides, leaving the bottom uncut. I decided to contour the top and sides of the box by cutting away the straight edges of the paper. It makes the whole thing seem even more delicate.
I left a thin border of paper around the sides and attached these together with glue. The finished size is about 5.5″ tall, 4″ wide, and 4″ long.
I’m really pleased with this prototype. I actually feel ready to move onto creating finished work.