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Stunning Kirigami work by Japanese artist Riu

In the Japanese language, the “kiri” means “cut” and “gami” means “paper”

In the Japanese language, the “kiri” means “cut” and “gami” means “paper”. To make a Kirigami work, one piece of paper can be folded one or more times and cut through the layers of this paper. When you open the paper, you will get your desired shape is formed from the symmetrical cutting lines. Kirigami may be related to origami, the art of paper folding, but many people find easier to learn kirigami.

Traditional Kirigami

With these simple tools like paper, scissors and glue anybody can create their own style greeting cards, wall calendars and fancy gift packages…
This art is recognized as beneficial for education in the field of arts, mathematics, geometry with a combination of hand-eye synchronization.

Modern Kirigami

Currently, kirigami had a lot of changes. Modern kirigami works are divided into 4 main groups: 0 degrees, 90 degrees, 180 degrees, 360 degrees. Kirigami 0 degrees as the work will be cut directly on a flat sheet of paper, could be: nature scenes, still lifes, portraits (also called stencil) … The works kirigami 90 degrees (also known as well cards), 180 degrees, 360 degrees works normally can be folded flat, when opened an angle of 90 degrees, 180 degrees or 360 degrees, the shape will appear.

Here are some quite delicate and interesting Kirigami works from Japanese artists Riu:

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work

stunning kirigami work