Do you see just lines, spots or text in these portraits? From a distance a face or situation can be seen, from a greater distance more is visible to discover. All lines are cut, so it's not a graphic design, it's a papercut. You can also commission me to cut your portrait.

Cut portraits

(2004 - 2019)

Do you see just lines, spots or text in these portraits? From a distance a face or situation can be seen, from a greater distance more is visible to discover. All lines are cut, so it's not a graphic design, it's a papercut. You can also commission me to cut your portrait.

Just a few examples of work I've made over the years, more work on vuurpapier.nl

collage

(2009 - 2020)

Just a few examples of work I've made over the years, more work on vuurpapier.nl

Every morning we step over them in the shower or on the street, the drain... A interesting shape with nice layers, a portal to another world underneath our feet.

Into the sewer!

(2004 - 2009)

Every morning we step over them in the shower or on the street, the drain... A interesting shape with nice layers, a portal to another world underneath our feet.

From labels with false information to things behind glass which you may not expect at first glance. Look about the contrast between these and my delicate papercuttings! Born from 'obscure objects', because why should art be pretty? Why should an audiance feel comfortable?

Nothing is what it seems

(2003 - 2015)

From labels with false information to things behind glass which you may not expect at first glance. Look about the contrast between these and my delicate papercuttings! Born from 'obscure objects', because why should art be pretty? Why should an audiance feel comfortable?

These cards are a hybride between pop-up cards and origami. The technique was developed by the late architect Masahiro Chatani, he published multiple books on the subject (I have most of them). I use this technique as an extension on the ancient art of papercutting.

Origami Architecture

(2003 - 2012)

These cards are a hybride between pop-up cards and origami. The technique was developed by the late architect Masahiro Chatani, he published multiple books on the subject (I have most of them). I use this technique as an extension on the ancient art of papercutting.

Project of mermaids, fairy tales and the sea, all cut from paper.

Papercuttings of Mermaids and Fairy tales

(1992 - 2017)

Project of mermaids, fairy tales and the sea, all cut from paper.

Papercuttings about different animals.

Papercuttings of Animals

(1990 - 2016)

Papercuttings about different animals.

Following are some examples of commissions from clients for different occasions, I've drawn and cut out some of their hobby's, names, symbols, or personal items. Let these examples inspire you for a personal papercutting.

commissions

(1993 - 2020)

Following are some examples of commissions from clients for different occasions, I've drawn and cut out some of their hobby's, names, symbols, or personal items. Let these examples inspire you for a personal papercutting.