A world cut from paper by Nermin Er


İstanbul’s Gallery Nev is currently hosting a collection of fascinating and unique works of art made of paper cutouts by artist Nermin Er. The show, which is the artist’s second solo exhibition, features miniature three-dimensional paper work made with a scalpel.

“Material is something everybody uses somehow if she is engaged in art,” says the young artist, who began her craft at a very early age, in an interview with Today’s Zaman. “You explore the possibilities of the materials you have. You try to find out what you can do and how to get the effect you want in different ways,” she adds.


Hello, my lovelies! Just for you, I have four open slots for papercutting commissions!

Full-body (approx. 6-7” tall): $115
samples: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Bust (approx. 4” tall): $60
samples: 1 2 3 4 5


Torso (approx. 5” tall): $75

samples: 1 2 3 4


Large-scale (9” tall and bigger): price varies depending on number of characters, size, complexity, etc.
samples: 1 2 3 4 5 6


Wedding (about 12” tall): $300-$400
samples: 1 2 3 4 5
[Note: Please supply at least five reference photos for this option, including photos of wedding dresses/outfits/etc, as well as noting the wedding’s theme colors.]


Two characters can be requested; the price is simply doubled (for example, a joint bust of two characters is $120). Same goes for three characters! (…Four might be pushing it, but if that’s what you need then that’s what you need!)
samples: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Once completed, your piece will be carefully packaged and mailed to you with a thank-you note. There is an additional, mandatory $7 mailing fee for all single-character pieces, and a $12 mailing fee for large-scale or multiple-character pieces. [Note: International shipping costs a bit extra! Please indicate in your slot request if you are located outside the US.]



I also have several pre-made pieces available for sale! More cost-effective than commissions, so a sweet deal if your budget is a little tight.

Elsa (Frozen) - $85

Hurlyburly! (original - Halloween) - $90

Asuka + Rei (Neon Genesis Evangelion) - $40

Silk Flowers (original) - $75

Chii (Chobits) - $80

Madoka (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) - $80

Black Jack (Black Jack) - $45

Konata (Lucky Star) - $45

Sawako (Kimi ni Todoke - middle row, far right) - $25

Yato (Noragami) - $55

Ichigo (Bleach) - $50

Kairi + Naminé (Kingdom Hearts) - $70


If you’re interested in a commission or a pre-made piece, shoot me an ask! :) Thanks a bunch, lovelies!