Quilling--the art of creating eye-catching designs with curled strips of paper--is experiencing a revival. Simple, inexpensive supplies are all you need to get started making beautiful, free-standing sculptural flowers, animals, fruit, and more with quilled paper. The basic technique is easy to master: cut your paper into strips and curl, coil, and shape them, then assemble and attach them to create stunning sculptures to decorate your home.
This book includes step-by-step illustrated instructions on the basics of quilling and how to make 20 bold and vibrant three-dimensional paper sculptures. Create a wide range of detailed pieces, including flowers, fruit, insects, birds, and animals.
Vaishali Rastogi Sahni, from Lucknow, India, left her post-graduate accountancy studies to pursue her creative talents a Himanshu Art Institute in Delhi. She specializes in making highly intricate and colorful quilled sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses, and other themes from Indian culture, which she exhibits worldwide and sells via her Etsy store, Kagaz Kala Creations. You can view her creations at Facebook.com/paperstatues/, and read more about her creative process and inspiration at kagazkalacreations.com.