Roald Dahl Papercuts


Here is paper artist Jayme McGowan at work illustrating her favorite Roald Dahl books.

Why Dahl?:

I wanted to do a series of pieces based on favorite books from my childhood, choosing just one author to narrow the theme. I picked books that I would enjoy re-reading now, as an adult, and Roald Dahl was the natural choice. I’ve always loved his dark humor, and the images his writing creates in my mind are so vivid — I knew they’d be fun to illustrate. Picking just five was tough, but I settled on MatildaCharlie and the Chocolate Factory,Fantastic Mr. FoxThe BFG and, of course, James and the Giant Peach.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

James and the Giant Peach

The Etsy Blog: Short Stories: Roald Dahl Papercuts 
Jayme McGowan at Etsy

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