Japanese artist Riu creates exceptionally complex paper cut designs. Winner of many online art competitions, the young artist, keeps an Instagram account and blog that each exhibit a beautiful display of technical skill within fragile patterns. Papercutting is a worldwide tradition that has evolved within various cultures.
Symbolic and beautiful in nature, it has both artistic value and therapeutic properties. Riu often creates pieces cast of mandalas and other fascinating complexities that reflect beauty seen in the natural world. His captions also reference quotes of love and peace that complement the harmony apparent in the artwork. Meticulously detailed, Riu represents professional levels of talent in his larger than life Zen images.