Cybèle Young’s Japanese Paper Sculptures

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Cybèle Young’s Japanese Paper Sculptures
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I’m Still Looking. By Cybèle Young

Cybèle Young is an internationally renowned artist based in Toronto, Ontario. She creates incredibly detailed and sometimes movable sculptures on a teeny tiny scale. Everything is made from fine Japanese paper and very thin wire for structure.

To get a sense of the scale and how amazing her skill is, check out this short video of her making a paper unicycle.

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It’s Worth It This Time. By Cybèle Young
Red Dress With Scissors. By Cybèle Young

Not only is she a very talented sculptor, but she also writes and illustrates children’s books. Most notably, her book Ten Birds won the 2011 Governor General’s Award for Illustration.

To keep in touch with Cybèle, you can follow her on Facebook or check out her website to see more of her work.

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