I'm Jonathan Chapman and I create paper cut art and designs under the name Mr Yen.
I am based in Leeds in the UK and after graduating from Leeds College of Art in 2010
I have had the privilege to work with companies and clients such as Oprah magazine,
House & Garden magazine, Computer Arts magazine and Unilever/LYNX.
I've got over four years of experience as a paper cut artist and designer and I have created
a variety of designs and imagery for large companies and clients needs, such as promotional
campaigns, editorial illustrations, magazine cover designs and magazine tutorials.
Most recently, I was one of six #SBS winners which is an initiative set up by Dragons Den Theo Pahitis
that promotes small businesses every Sunday. You can see my #SBS winners profile here.
I've been featured on several websites such as Apartment Therapy, Design Sponge, Decor8,
Etsy, Living.Style.etc, The SF Examiner, iVillage and Print and Pattern.
I've been featured and mentioned in a variety of publications such as Oprah magazine,
Paper Runway magazine, The Yorkshire Post, Computer Arts magazine, idN, Digital Arts magazine.
I've been featured in a few books too! You can see select pieces of mine featured in "Material World"
by Perri Lewis, "I Love Stationery" by Charlotte Rivers and "Illuminate" by Hannah Nunn.
Here's what other people are saying about me...
"Mr Yen is an extremely talented artist who understands the needs of a project and fulfils them
in every way possible. His beautiful paper cuts transformed our entertaining story into something special.
I would highly recommend him for future projects and hope to be reunited again for another endeavour. "
- Barbara Reyes, Art Director: Oprah Magazine.
If you would like to view my portfolio in person, if you have a project you would like me to work on,
or if you would like to hire me, you can email me here ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) to arrange an interview
or just to say hello....I look forward to working with you!
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