Which of this art is your favorite everyone? Just check out for yourself how these animators, illustrators and paper artists turn modest sheet of paper into dramatic pieces of art. Actually, paper is one of the great artistic chameleons.
It’s this attractive dichotomy that attracts some creative people to use and experiment paper art as the centerpiece of their work. This easily accessible material that’s used in crafting incredible, gallery-worthy works of art is the same that contains crude sketchbook doodles never meant to see the light of day.
For sure, some artists choose to use paper art for what it is, and therefore don’t try to hide its origins. One way this is done is through books.
Ouzman would open the book and extract pieces of paper while Laramee would transform a novel’s edges into sprawling mountainscapes. But as for these two artists, the starting point for their creations both Isobelle Ouzman and Guy Laramee are using discarded books.