This paper cutting Cupo Portrait, Cupo-BHP, is created as the request by a daughter who wants to give a birthday present to her father. The color requested represents the color of the tiger, since her father shio is the tiger too. As usual, the hardest part is finding the photograph that can be created with stenciled photo and has enough resolution to modified.
The white paper cutting
Start to apply poster color on each layer
All layered has just finished applied with color
Trying to assembly the layers
All layers minus the black detail on face
Beside making Cut and Post for the photograph, the other additional job to do is making the layered frame using similar color of the portrait. Making layered frame with color gradation from light-yellow to black.
Applying color for the frame
All layered frame
To make color stay longer and to avoid water ruined the result, apply the fixative to protect the paint and the color
The final frame
The Cupo-BHP with color gradation frame artwork.