Jared Andrew Schorr: Handy Work

There are illustrators. And then there are illustrators–the dripping with personality, oozing with expression, can’t-peel-your-eyes-away-from-the-page storytelling kind. Speaking of the latter, Southern California-based ink-to-paper maker, Jared Andrew Schorr, is a definite cut above the rest. From monsters to retro radios, hotdog-shaped letters to space cadets, Schorr is a wizard paper crafter – Xacto-knifing his witty drawings to infinite precision. Popping off the paper like mini Lo-fi animations, he’s crafted illustrations for such clients as Good, Wired, The New York Times, The Los Angles Times, NPR, and Target, among others.

Jared Andrew Schorr: Handy Work

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Drop Caps for Wired Magazine

Drop Caps for Wired Magazine

Spread for Wired Magazine

Spread for Wired Magazine

Monster Alphabet

Monster Alphabet

The Secret Lives of Cats and Dogs for VIV Magazine

The Secret Lives of Cats and Dogs for VIV Magazine

"R is For Rocket" Space Phabet

"R is For Rocket" Space Phabet

Taking his paper theatrics to the web, Schorr’s recently launched portfolio site is as ultra-clever as it is seamlessly executed. Through a whacky, whimsical movie-themed concept– complete with concession stand, popcorn maker, and fringed curtain – his rockin’ hand-cut illustrations put a spotlight on his work…and his wild imagination.

"The Lobby" of Jared Andrew Schorr's website

"The Lobby" of Jared Andrew Schorr's website

 

Jared Andrew Schorr's Website

Jared Andrew Schorr's Website

There’s not doubt – Schorr has creativity radiating from his fingertips. Check out more of his inspired handy work.

 

7 thoughts on “Jared Andrew Schorr: Handy Work

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  2. Joani Lannoch

    Hi Jared,
    I love, love, love your work! I have never had the patience for illustration in cut paper or the steadiness of hand but I very much enjoy the effect. It’s imagery is simple, clean and complex all at the same time. I am going to forward your site to others who I know will enjoy your work.
    Joani

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