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Artist Highlight: Paper Engineer Florencia Alba


Maybe you are like me… you’ve got come throughout a retailer window that is adorned with paper props and also you smile whereas whipping out your telephone to snap an image. Should you can relate to this, do I’ve a deal with for you! Take a look on the the colourful paper artwork created by Florencia Alba in Canada who completely enjoys her job as a paper engineer.


four 3D paper art ice cream cones hang in store window


Flor studied
Innovation and Design Engineering with a specialty in Product
Engineering at Universidad Panamericana in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Paper has been her medium of selection since commencement six years in the past
and he or she is passionate about all that may be carried out to remodel it. 


3D paper art fruit slices hung as store window display


Flor started her paper artwork enterprise in Mexico, then moved to Toronto, Canada the place she has been wanted by store and
gallery house owners to create shows, and lately relocated to
Ottawa the place she is as soon as once more constructing a clientele.


bouquet of three hand sculpted paper tulips


Flor is happy for this new problem and is happy that she has simply
been employed to create her first window show in her new metropolis. She
appears ahead to increasing the enterprise by making props for editorial

3D black and white paper cow model


“I’ve labored with a large
vary of shoppers – nightclubs, music festivals, malls, many sorts of
retailers, photographers, occasion planners, beauty manufacturers, and tech

colorful, vertically hung paper tubes on display in clothing store window

A paper tube sundown reminds Flor of Aguascalientes the place she grew up as it’s identified for having essentially the most lovely sunsets, not solely in Mexico however the world.


detail of colorful, vertically hung paper tubes as store window display 


Flor typically makes use of a Cameo digital cutter, though most of her tasks are a mixture of chopping by hand and digital chopping.


store window mannequin dressed in leafy paper art with backdrop of papercut foliage


“A enjoyable
truth is that I really don’t love the chopping half as most individuals would
assume. As a substitute, my favorite half is placing collectively the items. That’s when the
magic occurs!”


sun and moon cardboard art as store window display

solar and moon window show was the primary time she had labored with cardboard. Florencia recycled containers supplied by the boutique proprietor and
found how a lot she appreciates the uncooked look. 

snow scene store window display features folded paper trees

One factor amongst many who she discovered early on is that installs all the time wind up taking twice so long as anticipated! 

colorful 3D PAPIER block letters in art gallery window

Final summer time Flor was invited to create dimensional letters that spelled out PAPIER towards a shiny, tessellated silver paper background to herald a paper artwork exhibition that came about on the Esperanto Gallery and Studios in Markham, Ontario. 


smiling woman posing with all-white paper orbs

Florencia Alba smiles from behind a paper lamp assortment and window show that she created

 for the Craft Council of British Columbia. It was impressed by Vancouver Island marine life. 


Go to Florencia Alba’s web site to see extra of her work and observe alongside on Instagram the place she is @florencia.paper.

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