Yulia Brodskaya's Brilliant Paper Craft | UK PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bless Bey   
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Qulling. The art of coiling and shaping narrow strips paper to create design has been in existence for hundred of years.  During the Renaissance, nuns and monks would roll gold-gilded paper remnants trimmed during the bookmaking process and utilized these to decorate religious objects as am alternative to expensive gold filigree. Later in the 18th and 19th centuries, young ladies in England turned this into a pastime who decorated tea caddies and pieces of furniture with paper filigree. Across the Atlantic it traveled with the colonists, who added quilling to candle sconces and trays as home decorations.



Now we have Russian born, UK based artist with a penchant for typography, paper and highly detailed hand-made craft objects using creative practices such as Textile Painting, Origami and Collage later advancing to traditional Fine Art practices. She has earned an international reputation for her innovative paper illustrations. Yulia Brodskaya has brilliantly combined all her interests and talent to create a wonderful body of work. Take a look.














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