Quilling is a technique involving rolled, shaped and glued strips of paper. During the Renaissance monks and nuns embellished book covers with quilled images. Artists today are taking the art form to new levels, such as this delightful piece by Erin Casner. Casner’s work combines a joy for color and texture with typography.
Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya‘s is known for her intricate paper-based designs. Her clients have
included Neiman-Marcus and Starbucks. When not working on quilled illustrations for clients,
she creates artworks such as the one above titles “Babushka.” This detail of her art shows how
intricate quilling can be
Interested in trying quilling yourself? Here are some resources to get you started:
More art inspiration!
Latest posts by Thomas James (see all)
- Pick of the Week for DANGER and this Week’s Topic - July 3, 2015
- Meet the IF Team: Andy Yates - July 1, 2015
- Build a Freelance Illustration Business with This 3-Day Workshop - July 1, 2015