papercut book

After discovering that, whilst I can't draw, I can manage papercutting, I finally created the illustrations for a story of mine which had been waiting for images for several years. The result, after much unpleasant learning about InDesign and how hard it is to photograph a papercut properly, was my own picture book, Eva's Light Fingers:


I got a batch of books printed quite cheaply and have handed them out to anyone who would take one. Not exactly the mot commercial approach... Since then I have learned some book-making skills so I'm glad I've delayed trying to do anything more with it. I hope to make some much prettier editions which I will bind myself. Below are a few images from the book, all cut from 5-inch square origami paper: