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Book Sculpture Panoramas

January 17th, 2012 No Comments

Guy Laramee has produced these spectacular sculptures carved from old tomes, excavating covers and pages to build intricate panoramas of natural landscapes and ancient structures. A wonderful paradox of taking away to create, they look as if they have been unearthed, rather than meticulously composed. Mountain valleys and steppes, an idealised japanese garden complete with […]

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Sewn Paper Sculptures

October 24th, 2011 No Comments

If you’ve been following this blog even remotely, you might have sussed my interest in papercraft and recycled materials, possibly partly due to my own artistic limitations. I’m in awe of artists who can do what I can’t – produce highly visual and sculptural pieces, rather than simply text, and particularly transform paper, something I […]

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Psychedelic Paper Sculptures

October 5th, 2011 No Comments

Jen Stark creates fantastical, multicoloured paper sculptures which transgress the humble medium, composing simple sheets into three-dimensional works of art using every spectrum of the rainbow. The intricate layers, the shapes they form, and the sheer vibrancy of her work are mesmerising – what’s more, they’re all hand-cut. Perhaps it’s not wise to delve too […]

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Book Sculpture Portraits

July 13th, 2011 No Comments

Knowing my penchant for unusual pieces created from books and paper, Giles turned me on to the extraordinary work of artist Nicholas Galanin, who hand-carves 3D portraits from lengthy volumes, as if they were inverted sculpture blocks. The source models for these surreal, paper death masks were first captured with a 3D scanner to produce […]

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Bianca Chang paper sculpture video

June 2nd, 2011 No Comments

a few weeks ago Haz posted about the exquisite hand-cut paper sculptures of Bianca Chang – today I came across a video of stopmotion builds of various pieces for a recent paper festival in Sydney: Bianca Chang – Recent Works, June 2011 from Bianca Chang on Vimeo. Stop-motion builds and photos of recent works created […]

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