Chinese paper cutting, or Jianzhi, is a kind of folk art which uses scissors or knives to cut papers for decoration or other folk activities. Having a wide mass base in China, paper cutting has been involved in the social life for different peoples and has presented multiple social values in cognition, amusement and communication etc. In 2006, Jianzhi was enlisted into the first group of National Intangible Cultural Heritage by the State Council, and it was listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2009.
- Monochromepaper cutting
Monochromepaper cutting is the most basicform,cutfromred,green,brown,black, goldand other colors, mainly used fordecorativegrillesandsketch.There arethreeexpression,.incised,carvedand combination of yin and yang.
- Colorpaper cutting
Color paper cutting technique is gradually increasing, such as color separation, coloring, wood printing, printing and painting . They have their own unique characteristics, which gives a different feeling.
- Three-dimensional paper cutting
Three-dimensional paper-cut can be monochrome, but also in color. It uses painting, scissors cut, and other comprehensive approach to produce a new form .it draws on the skills of modern art and fully embodies the characteristics of realism and romantic art.
Chinese paper cutting is good at multiple images together, and produces better results in the ideal. At the same time, Chinese paper cutting is also good at creating out of the way with mascot, the combined expression of their psychology in conventional rules. People desire to pray ample food and clothing , health and longevity.They use Chinese paper cutting to convey their wish.
There are many pictures reflecting the production in Chinese paper cutting,,which has one of the greatest works of the same point, that is to the extent of Exaggeration,like big fish, big peppers, silkworm big, big grain, etc.. Through the Chinese paper cutting, people imagine good images to comfort their souls, to publicize the great creativity of people to conquer nature, in order to establish their ideal world, and are sure the power of people, inspire people to continue the courage of struggling.