Malaysian self-taught red paper-cutting artist hopes art form will be taught in schools


Teo with a recent red paper-cutting artwork done in conjunction with the Year of the Tiger. Photos: Azman Ghani/The Star

Thin red paper, a pair of scissors and a pencil – that’s all Eten Teo needs to create his Chinese paper-cutting masterpieces.

From portraits to intricate temples, Chinese zodiac animals to landscapes, his artwork is both detailed and intriguing.

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