Scissorcraft is a collection of images personally illustrated by your's truely with my two grand children in mind. Scissorcraft color book crafts are suitable for people of all ages and abilities, young and old. I constantly revisit these images to update and refresh or replace the old and funky.
A while back I realized that I was spinning wheels and running like a hamster to appease the unappeasible demands of advertisers and had almost forgotten the reason behind creating these sites. Scissorcraft is my tiny space invirtual-land where I play to satiate an insatiable desire to illustrate for no apparent reason.
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Tikis are generally large wood and stone carvings that resemble people. In Hawaiian history, the first (tiki) man was Kumuhonua. He was created by Tane from mixing red earth with saliva. The first woman was from one of his ribs. The purpose of the carvings can vary but often they serve as markers to boundaries of sacred sites or property and other significant sites. The word "tiki" originated with the New Zealand maori but is known in many other cultures with slight variations. In Tahiti the word is known as the "ti'i" and in Hawaii it's "ki'i".
These tiki printables can be used to make cool paper maché masks, table setting place mats, coasters, wall hangings and ornaments. Trace designs onto Shrink Art paper to make pins, necklaces and brooches for the kids to wear. Print and trace the designs onto multi-color fun craft foam sheets to create colorful soft face masks. Save the left over trimmings to paste interesting and unique designs and shapes onto the finished product.
Printable tropical island theme totem symbols images are adapted from existing, historical photos of Hawaiian Island and Polynesian tiki statues and faces.
Fill your Halloween spook house with battery-lit Easter Island jack o lantern pumpkins, tiki skull skeletons, ghostly totems, and wicked snarling faced monster statues.
Print the Halloween pumpkin totem symbols carving stencil patterns and trace the design into the flesh of your pumpkin or gourd with a poker or the point of a toothpick or pencil.