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Weaving Paper: Space Invader

Kip Perdue, Paper Cutting Artist

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6 Videos (32m)
    • Paper Weaving: Space Invader

      0:43
    • The Materials

      1:49
    • Cutting the Strips

      4:43
    • Cutting the Backing

      4:29
    • Weaving the Strips

      14:35
    • Securing the work

      5:28

About This Class

Follow along with this brief class as Kip Perdue, a London paper cutting artist, shows you how to create a quick and fun woven space invader. Using the templates provided and 2 sheets of colored paper you can easily make this with your family, or just for yourself! If you've ever thought you were missing a bit of hand crafted retro that harkens back to Atari, Grease, and the Bee Gee's "Staying Alive", this Space Invader is exactly what you need. 

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Kip Perdue

Paper Cutting Artist

I am a paper cutting artist based in South London. I moved to London after living in Chicago, Auckland, Oxford and York. I began to teach myself paper cutting in 2012 after recognizing that my previous creative endeavor, creating replica chain mail armor, was not terribly portable, so I switched to paper.

Much of my work focuses on what I would call personal cartography. I like exploring new places, ideas, and techniques. Much of my work is about maps, as they've always fascinated me....

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