How cuttink came to be


It started with a mistake

It started in late 2010 while I was working on an illustration, a friend joked that the way to fix a slip-up was to "just cut it out."  But that joke lit a lightbulb in my head.  Since then my interest in combining the process of storytelling, ink drawing, illustration and paper-cutting has grown exponentially.  Also since then my work has been displayed in local exhibitions as well as outdoor festivals.  I was also featured as Toasted Head Wine's, World of Winecraft artisan of the year

The Person Behind the Work

I'm Jeffy Thomas and I live in Philadelphia, PA with my wife and am surrounded by talent of various types.  I graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 2007 and a Master's in Interactive Design and Media in 2010. Though I have chosen to not directly pursue either of those fields, I am always looking for ways to combine all of my skills and further grow. I am very passionate about all things design and am in love with process oriented techniques. 

Hand created

Creating by hand is very important to me.  Some, if not every aspect, of my paper-cutting and illustration artwork is hand made.  I do not enjoy starting any of my work digitally.  

Whenever a piece of art is created by hand, it shows so much of the creator's character and tells a little bit about their story. There is beauty in the perfection and imperfection.