Make Your Own Botanical Paper-cut

Botanical papercut installation by Beatrice Coron
Beatrice Coron – Installed Botanical Papercut
Papercut Vegetable Wall - Beatrice Coron
Papercut Vegetable Wall - Beatrice Coron
Beatrice working on a large papercut of a city skyline
Beatrice working on a large papercut of a city skyline

Event Info

This virtual workshop takes place on Thursday, October 21 from 3–5pm ET


About the Workshop:

In this two-hour online workshop for all experience levels, artist and CBA instructor Béatrice Coron teaches students to design and cut a paper wall-hanging of seasonal flora.

To help students generate ideas, Coron will show examples of different design options. Then she’ll teach basic paper-cutting techniques like how to adapt an image through paper cutting. By the end of the class, each student will have made their own large-scale botanical cut-out!

Coron also will share paper-cutting tips, tricks, and resources so that students can continue to work on more paper-cutting projects after the class.

Class size is limited to ensure an optimal student-to-teacher ratio. Register now before the remaining spots fill up!


Required Materials:

  • X-acto knife, extra blades
  • Cutting mat
  • Glue
  • Stapler
  • Scotch tape
  • Loose papers (to create large panels of paper, you can assemble US letter paper, or used Tyvek envelops from UPS/USPS/FedEx, or use  any other large paper you may have – for instance, rolls of craft/wrapping/wall paper)
  • Tracing paper (or any transparent paper such as parchment or freezer paper)
  • Old magazines, newspapers

See if any of the required materials are available in CBA’s shop–>


About the Instructor

Paper-cutting artist Béatrice Coron was born and raised in France and lived on several different continents before settling in New York City. She pursues visual storytelling through paper-cutting – creating artist books, digital animations, and public art. Her work can be seen in major collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Walker Art Center. She has completed public art projects for transit systems in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.


All images courtesy of the instructor.

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