No these are not church’s stained glass windows, but superimposed layers of carefully cut paper. The laser-cut sculptures are the work of artist Eric Standley. Just be amazed!
Here a video about this incredible work:
Well look at the photos below to discover some other of his other wonderful works!
It’s not a stained glass window, but hundreds of pieces of paper cut and layered by artist Eric Standley.
The sculptures bind layers of paper together once an intricate cutting process has taken place.
This piece, called Demeter, is Standley’s largest work so far at 134 layers deep. Demeter took three months to complete, with each laser-cut sheet of paper stacked by hand. Looking into the sculptures reveals the scale of the stack of paper and the colours within.
The works are finished by being bound into a flipbook. The orange cover frames the details in the centre of the books.
Each designs takes between three to four months of work to become a finished piece.
Standley’s projects are inspired by Gothic, Islamic, and Greek art motifs.
This one looks like a window to the sea made of delicate loops of paper. Different angles reveal more detail in each piece thanks to the way they are stacked. The plan for each design is sketched out by hand then drawn in vector-based software.
The 3D pieces are often symmetrical to mimic ancient art motifs. The creations mimic the symmetry of his influences and reveal colours and shapes when explored from different angles.