This Canadian artist from Toronto can creates unimaginably detailed masterpieces made entirely out of paper. Paper artist Calvin Nicholls meticulous masterpieces looks like awesome animal carvings but actually are multi-layered paper sculptures that appear to break free from his matboard.
To accomplish the haut-relief impact, Nicholls first works from a drawing which he utilizes as a format for the different paper components. With A X-ACTO blade, scalpels and scissors he cuts the paper in different small shapes and glues them in place. He spends on a piece, depending on its complexity and scale, from 4 weeks to 2 years.
Calvin has created more than 500 pieces, and he’s currently a paper art expert, creating probably the most complicated detailed paper sculptures we’ve ever seen.