Paper-cutting artist Boo Paterson offers step-by-step instruction in cutting out intricate creatures of all sorts (orangutan, sloth, kangaroos, butterflies, elephants, and more--fifteen in all) and the forests in which they live. The book includes detailed black-and-white templates for cutting, as well as removable art paper (cream, plus four other colors) to cut or use as backing. Ideal for beginners and irresistible to those wanting to develop their skills, the book offers information on tools and materials, alongside clear, step-by-step instruction in the basics of papercutting. Chapters are packed with proj�ects of varying complexity, complete with full color images of the finished work and easy-to-use templates showing where to cut or bend the paper. The book also features a chapter on how to frame pieces and how to create cards from completed work.