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Realistic Paper Dioramas - The Technique Behind the Paper Art

Realistic Paper Dioramas - The Technique Behind the Paper Art

The stunning paper dioramas by Takashi Ohta, known for recreating realistic Japanese urban landscapes with paper. From Tokyo sceneries such as Harajuku station, Shibuya, and Asakusa, to other locations and nostalgic scenes from the past, the colorful dioramas and the characters that inhabit them are showcased in the book with plenty of pictures.


It also contains a chapter introducing the author's tools and explaining the creation process of one of his works in detail!


Chapter 1: Paper art: realistic paper dioramas
Chapter 2: Realistic paper dioramas "TOKYO"
Chapter 3: Realistic paper dioramas "RAILWAY"
Chapter 4: Realistic paper dioramas "TRAVEL"
Chapter 5: Realistic paper dioramas "Showa scenes"


    ■ by Takashi Ohta

    ■ 257 x 215 mm / 144 pages

    ■ Published in October 2020

    ■ ISBN: 9784798623351

    ■ Japanese title: 紙で作るリアル風景 紙技、その技術を紐解く

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong


    Paper artist Takashi Ohta graduated from the Fine Art Department of the Nihon University College of Art. In 1995 he started a monthly serialization in the magazine "Car Graphic," which continued until 2020. In 1996 he held his first private exhibition. Since then, his paper art has been on display in countless exhibitions and museums, and it has been featured in magazines and books.

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