Paper Art Gifts

Due to the number of art and graphic design classes I teach as a lecturer at Mississippi State University, I do not have a lot of time to produce paper art and freelance as I’d like to. When a gift-giving event comes up, I tend to take advantage of that time to practice my craft. I love doing to produce a natural look using plant inclusions– blending up flower petals, grass, and leaves in with the pulp. I also have been experimenting with ways to apply imagery to the paper. (Excuse my photography. I need to do better at documenting my gifted art.)

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Laser-cut typography with black paper placed behind

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Laser-cut typography with black paper placed behind

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Spray-painted typography using self-produced stencils

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Close-up

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Spray-painted typography using self-produced stencils, and Sharpie dots

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Hand-painted typography

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Close-up

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Hand-painted typography // Spanish for “You are Beautiful”

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Hand-painted imagery