The Beginners Guide to Chinese Paper Cutting
written by Zhao Ziping
Tuttle Publishing Inc | ISBN 9781602201361
Paperback – 64 pages
Member’s price: $13.50
Usually ships within 2–11 business days.
Paper cutting is a popular handicraft in today’s multicultural world, embracing a great variety of themes, designs, and images. In China, its birthplace, it is regarded as an elegant traditional folk art. Chinese paper cuts reflect many aspects of life, including prosperity, health and the harvest. Paper cutting is easy to learn. Paper and scissors are the only tools needed for creating a wide range of interesting paper cut outs. Instruction and inspiration can be found in The Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Paper Cutting. The book’s clear directions and illustrations will allow anyone to explore the art of paper cutting and start making their own works of art.