Here’s my 3D, cut paper French poodle made for a little girl who adores puppies and wanted something to match her Paris Toile bedding from www.PotteryBarnKids.com. Her name is Gigi and she is made of scrapbook paper with colored pencil shading to make her fur look as fluffy as cotton candy, watercolor paper and acrylic paint for her facial features. I glued a thin layer of cardboard between pieces to give her a little dimension…
Recent cut paper commission for soon-to-be-born baby Crue! His thoughtful Aunt requested a monkey (to match his Mod Pod Pop Monkey crib bedding set from Babies R Us) and she asked that he be playing a guitar (just like Crue’s daddy likes to do). Here’s what I came up with:
I saw Disneynature’s Chimpanzee after making this but now I can’t look at it without thinking of cute little Oscar.
This big guy is now hanging in my nephew’s nursery! He’s all cut paper with a newspaper crown and “kiss me” label in a 20″ x 20″ shadowbox. I miss him in my office but I know he’ll be really happy with his new little friend.