Today in Scientific Papercraft: Anatomical Cross-Sections

Artist Lisa Nilsson’s “Tissue Series” is a collection of some pretty incredible paper work–she used a technique called quilling or paper filigree (“a technique of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper […] first practiced by Renaissance nuns and monks who made artistic use of the gilded edges of worn out bibles”) to reconstruct various parts of the human body with only paper. Check out more at her site.

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