Tissue Series – Anatomical Cross-Sections in Paper

Using Japanese  mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books with a technique call quilling or paper filigree,  Lisa Nilsson had create some colorful and stunning anatomical cross-sections.

photograph by : John Polak

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Anatomical Cross Sections Made with Quilled Paper by Lisa Nilsson quilling paper art anatomy

Quilling was first practiced by Renaissance nuns and monks who made artistic use of the gilded edges of worn out bibles, and later by 18th century ladies who made artistic use of lots of free time.\

source:colossal

One comment on “Tissue Series – Anatomical Cross-Sections in Paper

  1. Pingback: [PI] Lisa Nilsson’s new anatomic paper craft | Paprique Island

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