Astounding Papercrafts by Peter Callesen

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Check out these amazing paper sculptures by Peter Callesen. They are all made out one sheet of paper. Yes. ONE. This is amazing because he basically creates 3-D figures and shapes out of acid-free paper and glue. There are many themes that factor into his work including religion and the organic.


Wedding Dress Without a Bride


Transparent God

Callesen says he uses A4 white paper (your standard computer paper) because the fact that it is so common and the most consumed, allows his work to expose the actual materiality of the paper. He also says this type of paper is a good medium for conveying the frail and romantic notions in his works. I’m just in awe at the complex, but almost ethereal nature of Peter Callesen’s paper sculptures.



About missheree

Greetings! I am Sheree, a fashion and costume designer from Miami, FL and Minneapolis, MN respectively. While fabric is my personal medium of choice, I find inspiration is all areas of art and this blog is a representation of that. From fashion to illustration to graphic design to architecture, Sparkleshock is here to do just that - add sparkle to your mind and shock your senses.

Posted on January 15, 2010, in Design-a-licious and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. it must take a lot of patience and planning to get these right

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