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Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Love of doves. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya (Yulia Brodskaya) was born in 1983, and is living in Moscow now. Highly regarded paper artist Julia Brodskaya thinks this kind of art is one of the earliest female forms of skills. She only gave new visions, new meanings to it. From a technical point of view her creation can be compared with the ruche. Julia takes the pieces of paper, bends them and cements. But she makes this so originally, accurate and unique, that it turns into valuable pictures – portraits, landscapes, still life. She uses two simple materials – paper and glue, and a simple technique that involves the placement of carefully cut and bent strips of paper – to make lush, vibrant, three-dimensional paper artworks.

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Yulia Brodskaya says “Paper always held a special fascination for me. I’ve tried many deferent methods and techniques of working with it, until I found the way to draw with paper instead of drawing on it”. “This paper work is my reflection to the subject of things people leave behind when they die”.

Black and White. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Black and White. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Soon after discovering her passion and unique style, Brodskaya has swiftly earned an international reputation for her innovative paper illustrations and was named the ‘breakthrough star’ of the 2009 by Creative review magazine. Her modern take on the paper craft practice has helped her build an impressive list of clients in just a few short years, from Hermés to Starbucks to Godiva, Target, Sephora, The New York Times Magazine and many others (more than 100 projects over the 5 years).

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

BWC gallery view. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Julia Brodskaya is frequently invited to speak at design conferences and design schools around the world: the talks include renowned Friends of St Bride Library Conference, Guardian’s The art of Illustration masterclass. The original artworks are owned by Oprah Winfrey, Ferrero, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Country Music Association and numerous private collectors.

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Gypsy. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

King of Spades

Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Melting main

Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

Art of paper by Julia Brodskaya

Old lady

This artwork is the first piece in the series of works which I consider a declaration of love to the material and the technique. Painting with paper. Russian artist and illustrator Julia Brodskaya

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