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Papercut: An interview with Owen Gildersleeve

An interview with the author of Papercut - a must read design book for anyone interested in the art of paper.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Illustrator Owen Gildersleeve is the author of Papercut, a sumptuous book published this summer by Rockport, which traces the careers and techniques of 25 inspiring artists working with paper in unusual ways. The accompanying exhibition at The Proud Archivist was such a success that it was extended, and though that has now sadly ended I was able to catch up with Owen and find out more about the process of making this seminal book.

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Why did you decide to write a whole book about Papercutting, and why do you think it has become so popular in recent times?
I was actually approached out of the blue by Rockport Publishing, asking if I wanted to write a book about paper illustration. Until then I'd never really considered myself a writer, but I… read more

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