Cut paper.
14 X 10.5 inches.
Directly from a Quill App drawing which was freehand from a photo…
Four sessions at a few hours each… 12-15 hours total.

Special thanks to JMT_Artist ( ) who dropped in on my image stream and commented on one of my Quill pieces "have you thought about doing these in 3d with wire and perspex." I’m not really set up for cutting perspex but the comment got me thinking about what I could cut them out of and the relationship between the Quill pieces and my papercuts in general. Later I found out a friend of a friend works at a laser-cutting place so maybe there will be some perspex eventually… Anyway, thank you John Michael Taylor!

And of course thank you to Herman for loaning his visage, more or less. You can see Herman’s fantastic artwork on his flickr imagestream:

Photos of Herman and other artists’ portraits of him can be seen here:…

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