About the history of papercutting
Papercutting is an art of cutting designs out of paper. It's an old practice that is practiced by different cultures around the world, it originates from the Chinese back to the 4th century. It is done by using scissors, scalpel or a knife.
There are many popular styles of papercutting. Chinese; which have a big history in it and have cultural values with the people throughout china. Silhouettes; which is the art of cutting outlines and portraits. There is also contemporary papercutting; the art of stenciling which is used in the graffiti world by the likes of Banksy.