Like Richard Shilling’s use of twigs and leaves to remind us of the simple beauty of nature or the guns Sonia Rentsch forms with flower buds, nuts and sticks to raise the issue of environmental degradation and violence, Yulia Brodskaya utilizes paper — perhaps the most basic art material available — and a technique called “quilling” that involves twisting and folding strips of paper in such a way that she forces the viewer to not only appreciate her finished work, but also reconsider how we look at the raw materials she’s using.
See more: Yulia Brodskaya’s mesmerizing quilled paper portraits


credit: Yulia Brodskaya

Like Richard Shilling’s use of twigs and leaves to remind us of the simple beauty of nature or the guns Sonia Rentsch forms with flower buds, nuts and sticks to raise the issue of environmental degradation and violence, Yulia Brodskaya utilizes paper — perhaps the most basic art material available — and a technique called “quilling” that involves twisting and folding strips of paper in such a way that she forces the viewer to not only appreciate her finished work, but also reconsider how we look at the raw materials she’s using.

See more: Yulia Brodskaya’s mesmerizing quilled paper portraits

credit: Yulia Brodskaya

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