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Paper Sculpture

Talk of wondering how did a face take form. You look at the hair and you remember that you've forgotten it is not cement. I first came across paper sculpture from those regular emails sent by a friend. As I looked at one after another I got more curious and wondered who is the talent behind this amazing work. So off to Google I searched and found this:

"The Eckmans (Allen and Patty) are the inventors of this process and the Eckman Method® of Cast Paper Sculpture is a trade mark of theirs alone. Since 1988 Patty and Allen have developed and perfected the medium of cast paper far beyond any other artist in the world. Their work is considered to be the premier of the industry by many critics." (source)

This art has been around for awhile (1988), but it's never too late to appreciate and enjoy beautiful things.













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Shelley Munro said…
These are incredible! Thanks so much for sharing.
Anonymous said…
Wow...that's paper? You serious? It's stunning. What happened to your purple theme hun? I asked once but I'll ask again...did the purple people eater get it LOL :)
Sassy Brit said…
That's amazing!

Beats covering balloons and making "piggy banks". :)

Here is mine if you'd like to pop by. Hope to see you soon.

Hazel said…
Shelley, yes they are

Thom, alrighty I'll reply here: (can't this morning, internet was moving like a turtle and I was rushing to work) I'm experimenting with background colors lol... it's all I can do after my pc got infected on Sunday, all pictures gone :(

Sassy, true! :)
jillconyers said…
This never ceases to amaze me no matter how many times I see it.
Hootin' Anni said…
Oh my gosh....this is just so incredible I've become speechless!!!

Here's my 13 for fun this week. Come over and laugh a time or two. I always enjoy the company-- Have a great day!!
Brenda ND said…
Wow, it's hard to believe all this art is made from paper. Thanks for sharing.
CountryDew said…
Those are gorgeous! Wow. What people can do with the most innocent of materials is amazing.
I am Harriet said…
That is so cool!!!

Have a great Thursday!
colleen said…
Art wonders never cease. I just took a tour of a papermaker's studio and learned so much about the process.
Irishcoda said…
WOW. Thanks so much for sharing these pictures--absolutely awesome!
Adelle Laudan said…
Incredible. What a gift these artists have. Thanks for sharing. Happy T13!
jehara said…
I am really amazed by the things people create. I can't believe these are made of paper!
That is an awesome Thursday 13!!
Rims said…
Wow these are awesome.

Thanks for stopping by mine.

Happy TT

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