• Using More Than 4,000 Pieces of Paper, Artist Lisa Lloyd Painstakingly Constructs Birds and Butterflies

    2 years ago - By Colossal

    Robin. All images © Lisa Lloyd, shared with permission
    Employing tweezers to place each bit of paper, London-based artist Lisa Lloyd meticulously assembles birds and butterflies. Her realistic sculptures feature geometric pieces that are arranged in a pattern by color and then glued in place. Lloyd's birds are constructed internally with a card, paper, and tissue paper skeleton before they are outfitted with more than 4,000 individual paper pieces that the artist hand-scores and fringes. Wire covered in tissue paper creates the birds' feet, and the eyes are Filmo with a high gloss varnish...
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