Basic Paper Cutting

Mansy Abesamis

Mansy Abesamis is a Manila-based papercut artist, jewelry designer, and potter.

Paper cutting plays with positive and negative space to create a whole piece. Mansy Abesamis is a paper cut artist who will help you practice the basics of paper cutting.

Areté Makerspace is a program that encourages exploration in both traditional and digital crafting methods. One of its many goals is to encourage people to learn new skills that empower them to exercise creativity and problem-solving in an environment where it is safe to fail and experiment. Originally intended to be a series of in-person workshops held in the Eugenio Lopez Jr. Makerspace, the program has been re-imagined in order to continue its goals remotely.


About the Author

Mansy Abesamis is a Manila-based papercut artist, jewelry designer, and potter. She is the founder of Hey Kessy, Hey Kessy Pottery, Hey Kessy Jewelry, and the Katipunan Art Festival. Aside from crafting and running her brands, she also teaches French on the side

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