Calvin Nicholls is the artist behind these amazing sculptures. He uses nothing but sheets of paper and brings to life many exotic creatures including lions, pandas and zebras.o most people, making a paper plane could be one of the simplest thing to do. It’s the simplest and easiest form of paper art, for this case a flying art. However, there’s a special minority who takes thing to the next level. Each piece takes around four weeks to produce and in some cases have taken up to two years.In this post, we will attempt to show how these minority, creative minded folks turn a very thin slice of wood – paper – into wonders, and bringing paper art to the next level. Without further ado, here’s an impressive showcase of paper art and paper sculptures by some the best paper artistes in the world. Full list after the jump.
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Inspired by family, friends and by his high school art teacher, Calvin Nicholls enrolled in the three year graphic design program (1976-79)at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario.Upon graduation he spent his first year in an advertising agency before opening his own freelance design studio in north Toronto during 1981.Experiments with paper sculpture began in 1984 and before long paper sculpture played a dominant role in most of his design clients’ projects and campaigns.It was a matter of time before his life-long interest in art and wildlife combined.He had just completed a bird of prey with outstretched wings for Noranda Recycled Papers when it struck him how well suited the layering of feathers was to the art of paper sculpture. He created a lot of amazing sculptures with papers. you can see some of his artwork pieces below.