Paper quilling is actually a form of art where thin strips of paper are taken and curled or twisted to form certain artistic structure and then there are those types of paper quilling in which certain creatures can be made but in artistic forms. There are various types of paper quilling but what these are or how they are used is dependent upon the goal of the person making them and certain tools may be required to make various types of paper quilling. Quilling isn’t exactly the easiest form of art and does require skill.
Where types of paper quilling is concerned, there are also different sorts of paper that are required for the process of quilling. One the types of paper quilling are acid-free paper quilling. The type of paper used here doesn’t consist of any acid and is completely acid-free. These are perfect for scrapbooks or for making frames for pictures. Usually these types of paper quilling paper are used to make storybooks, textbooks and other sorts of products of the sort for children or students because they are safe to use and the chances of them causing any sort of problem are minimal to none.
Another of the various types of paper quilling paper is graduated quilling paper. These types of quilling papers are darker around the edges but may become darker with time while other types of paper quilling graduated papers become lighter around the edges instead. Not much can be done to stop this because it simply is in the nature of these types of papers to fade out or become darker. They can be used to make certain decoration pieces for example.
Then you’ve got those types of paper quilling that require you to use two-tone quilling papers. The color would be more concrete on one side and it would be lighter on the other. The quilled paper is basically provided with a certain level of softness and that makes it easier for a person to quill the paper depending upon the goal he or she is trying to achieve by quilling the paper.
There are also various types of tools for the many types of paper quilling. Some people who quill paper for to make paper ‘jewelry’ would use tools that allow them to make holes in the paper so that they can wear these or sell them to people depending upon the size of their wrists or such like.
Then there are needle tools that can be used to make spirals in the paper or loose curls as well and these could be very handy for those of you who are interested in make certain types of paper quilling for, say, birthdays or confetti poppers. They actually seem pretty cool and decorative.
You could even buy certain types of scissors that have been manufactured in a way that allows you to cut paper in a way that the paper isn’t ruined and would let you snip paper without damaging the paper or your design.