Quilling is the art of creating from colored paper strips of various sizes and colors. You use different kinds of tools. With one of them you roll the strips, in small rolls, spirals, and various shapes. These shapes, you join together to make a design, a pattern, etc.

Quilling requires patience, persistence, concentration, imagination and good fine motor skills.
A quilling project can take anywhere from 2 to 100 hours. The difficulty of a project can be from 30% to

Each quilling project is unique.

MULTICOLORED SKULL: frame 23 X 23, brown – painted black

Artist: Antonis Exarhopoulos

Antonis is a 31-year-old artist with high-functioning autism. He completed his primary and secondary education and briefly attended the Technological Educational Institute of Larissa. He pursued studies in Athens in the field of networking and multimedia. Antonis is proficient in the English language. For 13 years, he has been an avid canoe-kayak athlete, participating in numerous competitions across Greece and achieving many gold medals. He has also participated in three Special Olympics. He has been involved in capoeira for six years, a sport that combines dance and martial arts. Through capoeira, he exercises both his body and mind, as it requires intense concentration. Antonis is a member of the Band-O-Kafeneio music group, where he plays the keyboard and sings. Despite lacking formal music education, he is self-taught. Moreover, he is a skilled artist in 3D papercutting and quilling, having presented his work in two exhibitions for 3D papercutting and three exhibitions for quilling.