Wildlife, Flora, and Portraits: Paper Art by Kanako Abe

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Artist Kanako Abe creates cut paper art that’s so fine that it’s hard to tell you’re looking at thinly-sliced lines. The exquisite details have a lyricism to them; they look as though they’ve been drawn with a pen. Even the subject matter has a mystical quality, and Abe’s Instagram captions accompany them like little bits of self-help. “Sometimes we need to leave our comfort zone,” one reads, “jump into the wilderness of intuition and follow our heart… what you discover there will be truly amazing.”

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Sara is a Baltimore, Maryland-based blogger and illustrator. She's obsessed with finding the latest and greatest in illustration, which she shares through her blog, Brown Paper Bag. Offline, Sara enjoys embroidering flowers and foods that she's eaten and enjoyed. Follow the author @ Instagram , Twitter, Facebook and view more articles.