Astonishing Chinese street artist cuts paper profiles in one minute

This street artist from southern China has developed a remarkable skill - cutting paper profiles of members of the public in just one minute.

Using nothing more than a normal pair of scissors, He Wenie closely observes his subject as he cuts away at a piece of black paper.

In a matter of seconds, an extraordinarily accurate profile of the sitter emerges.

The artists says he began learning the technique in 2009 and now makes his living from it on the streets of Chengdu in Sichuan province.