Robins are often associated with the holiday season, with their festive tuffs of red and knack for colder weather. They are easy to recreate by using paper, and their little red breasts make them super distinctive. Apply these shapes to lots of different birds and you’ll have a full menagerie in no time.
In this easy-to-follow guide, make your own festive robin by cutting out a few simple shapes. The perfect paper-cutting project to do with children over the festive break.
Clover Robin is a surface pattern designer, collage artist, and illustrator. She grew up in glorious Devon before graduating from Leeds College of Art and Design in 2007 and earning a master's degree from Central Saint Martins in 2009. She is the illustrator of the books Cut Paper Pictures and Counting Birds. Clients include Paul Smith, Samworth Brothers, The National Trust, Little Tiger Books and countless others.