Basic Chinese Paper Cutting Patterns

What are the basic cutting patterns in Chinese paper cutting?

They are extremely simplified and stylized forms depicting things in nature. Below are some examples taken from my paper cutouts.

1. Sun

2. Moon

3. Water Drop

4. Cloud

5. Leaf

6. Thorn


4 thoughts on “Basic Chinese Paper Cutting Patterns

  1. Intersting, I did not know this! This will make me look over your work with awe (again!) and see if I can find those patters. Thanks for sharing 🙂

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