Lene Bladbjerg is a danish artist based in London. She was born in Denmark in 1974 but grew up in Brussels, Belgium. The multinational environment prompted Lene's passion for exploring new countries and cultures, which has influenced her work as an artist.
In a recent interview with the BBC, paper sculptor Jacqui Saunders-Love revealed how her fantastical reinterpretations of existing architecture are both an expression of her fine art skills, and also a source of respite from the everyday duties of being a carer.
Swann-Morton 10a blades and their sturdy handle are crucial to her work in allowing Jacqui to effectively draw with the scalpel creating fluid, clean lines, and sharp detail.
Fine artist Emma Thomas and her use of Swann-Morton scalpels and blades.
The 29-year-old daughter of actress Anna Chancellor, and performance poet Jock Scot had an unconventional upbringing in west London but now channels her creativity into her work as a papercut artist, hand-cutting intricate designs from a single sheet of paper.
We were recently contacted by Marina van der Helm from the Netherlands. "I am making a dollhouse with very fine furniture. On that furniture I make woodcarvings and have used a very little chisel from Swann Morton SM61." Marina's work can be seen in the photographs she kindly provided.
Christine Green is Paper Cut artist who is passionate about teaching this increasingly popular art form to others and loves her Swann-Morton scalpel which is an essential part of her kit. Christine has worked with BBC Country File, BBC4 and appeared at Blenheim Palace. She also runs her own website at Christinegreencrafts.co.uk.
Frances Payne is a professional artist and illustrator who has been working with paper cutting as a central medium to her work for in excess of 5 years, after her passion for working with a scalpel supplanted a lifelong love of the paintbrush.
Julie is Payroll Manager at Swann-Morton so is well placed to know that there is a wide selection of knives at her disposal to help her in perfecting her art that being the making of bespoke cakes for all types of special occasions.
Christopher Stokes unveils his "Body, Bones and Beautification" collection this Summer with his central piece showing at New Designers 2010 - a set of collapsible wings spanning more than 2.5 metres and compiled of over 1400 individually coloured scalpel blades.
Willard presented Swann-Morton with a new "micro" swan for us to display back in 2004 . Willard said "...it is great being associated with Swann-Morton, the best surgical blade manufacturer in the world" and who are we to argue with the world record holder for microscopic sculptures!
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