Tom Parsons – Folding Man

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Illustration inspired by a PBS documentary on Origami. I was struck by the passion and mental focus each origami artist had. The ephemeral nature of this beautiful craft is part of what makes it so remarkable.

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Tom Parsons

Hello! my name is Tom Parsons and I’m a designer and illustrator from North Carolina. I’ve been working for over ten years and my designs have embellished books, magazines, cycling jerseys, packaging, posters and more.

Transworld Skateboarding Magazine circa 1986 was my initial inspiration for becoming a designer. All the day-glo, screenprinted skateboard graphics plastered inside those pages were like eye candy to this skinny kid. Sadly, my efforts to emulate my skateboarding heroes came to naught, but I did learn how to draw along the way. And I’m still learning…

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