Laser cut skulls

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #223

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Above is a paper craft skull from Cardboard Sarfari.

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Clocking some laser cutting

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #221

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Above is a laser cut plywood clock from ardeola Home Decor.

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Laser cut girls, girls, girls

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #216

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Above are laser cut and etched cherry wood embroidery floss holders from Pie For Blackbirds.

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Inside laser cut animals

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #215

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Above is a laser cut corrugated cardboard bear from Cardboard Safari.

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I want to believe in Foxes

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #213

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Above are laser cut acrylic Mulder and Scully collar clips from Sweet and Lively.

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Dying to laser cut

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #210

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Above are laser cut wood Starman coasters from Pixelaser.

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Laser etched Moiré pattern artwork

Introducing a novel way to create tone and depth for laser etched images

Always on the lookout for new and creative ways to explore laser cutting, Martin Raynsford recently transposed an intricate graphic work into this striking laser etched art piece.

The inspiration came from Andrea Minini’s Animals in Moiré series, where the mesmerising concentric lines form styalized creatures full of character.

I manually traced the original image to create the vector artwork, each line is just a single low power cut.

Martin suggest that at some point he would like to see an app or plug-in that can generate patterns like this automatically. He has good reason to dream of an optimised workflow for future projects, given that it took 8 hours of drawing to recreate the 100+ individual lines in Andrea’s Puma portrait.

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Laser cut Asia

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #209

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Above is a laser cut birch veneer pendant lamp from Fabripod.

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A new year of laser cutting

The Laser Cutter Roundup — a weekly dose of laser-cut love: #208

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Above is a laser cut bamboo light from Michael Brady Designs.

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Popping up in sharp relief

Butcher knives become a canvas for artist’s message to mankind

Artist Li Hongbo has developed quite a reputation for his remarkable works in paper. The theme of manipulating intricate cutouts continues in cold hard steel with the series “Shadow of Knives”, where he weaves a cautionary tale about our ever-eager consumer society.

“Shadow of Knives” is a warning to society – human beings will eventually destroy themselves because of their gluttony and their abuse of animals.”

As well as the poignant message, these works are an excellent example of the impact that can be achieved using well-planned cutouts from a flat surface.

See more in the series at Contemporary by Angela Li.

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