Festive Winter Paper-Cutting Demo, Colchester, Sat 12th Nov 2016

November 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

Lois Cordelia demonstrates her intricate scalpel paper-cutting techniques, using a Swann-Morton surgical blade, in this festive Winter themed live art demo at Tindalls, Colchester, on Saturday 12th November 2016. Drop by any time between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm to see work in progress and complete, ask questions and be inspired to have a go yourself. (Lois will be teaching a festive Winter paper-cutting workshop at the Colchester store on Monday 14th November.) And don't forget to make the most of discounts on related art materials in-store.

UntitledUntitledPersonalised Christmas gift commission, featuring themes and imagery from Russian folklore and folk art: Russian nesting dolls, embroidery, and the Nutcracker ballet.



Scalpel paper-cut. 40 x 30 cm

Dec 2015


Mandala of LoveMandala of LoveMandala of Love

Medium: Silhouette paper-cut. Cut by hand using a scalpel.

Dimensions: Approx. 30 x 30 cm

Date: December 2012

Comments:
Gift commission. Intricate cut-paper mandala design, based on traditional Tibetan Buddhist mandala patterns, inspired by the theme of keeping the flame of love burning. The design features Tibetan 'endless knot' symbols. The four 'quarters' of the mandala suggest the pattern of a clock face, alluding to the passing of time. The 'flame' or 'flower' of love burns outwards from the centre.



Price: £SOLD. In a private collection in Woodbridge, England.

Tree of Life - Cristina & BogdanTree of Life - Cristina & BogdanTitle: Tree of Life - Congratulations to Cristina and Bogdan on the happy occasion of their wedding, June 2015
Medium: Coloured pencil, scalpel paper-cut
Date: April 2015
Dimensions: Approx A3
Wedding gift commission, inspired by Gustav Klimt's "Tree of Life"

Friends are Kisses blown to us by AngelsFriends are Kisses blown to us by AngelsTitle: Friends are Kisses blown to us by Angels
Medium: Scalpel paper-cut.
Dimensions: Approx. 50 x 35 cm
Date: August 2014


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