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Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Every July, thousands of fanboys and fangirls flock to San Diego for Comic Con in full costume as their favorite characters from pop culture. The convention launched in 1970 and has been growing each year since. Comic Con has extended to other cities and gone international, but San Diego is still the biggest draw. Here are some of the best cosplayers from the 2019 con.
Combining realism with attention to detail and remarkable technical abilities, artist Masanobu Azami, who goes by the name Scissorhands, also deserves honorable mention among his Japanese paper-crafting peers. Scissorhands can create minute masterpieces out of paper as well.
Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood.
British artist John Clark combines pattern making, plotting, and injection moulding to create his unique paper sculptures, each finished with a variety of paints, pigments, and waxes. The forms began in late 2016 when John created a cardboard model of a man he had painted many times.
Steven Belledin was raised in Pennsylvania and started his career completing highschool art assignments for his older sisters in exchange for enough money to buy more Swedish fish than he probably should have eaten. After high school he fled small town life to hide among the drones of New York City and become an oil painter. Four years later, he stumbled out of the gates of Brooklyn’.