These book sculptures or “book carvings” were created by Canadan creative, Guy Laramee. After carving landscapes and structures into old books, Guy then paints them in varied colours. He explains further: “My work, in 3D as well as in painting, originates from the very idea that ultimate knowledge could very well be an erosion instead of an accumulation. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains. They erode a bit more and they become hills. Then they flatten and become fields where apparently nothing is happening.”
I think these are great. It never ceases to amaze me at the amount of creative individuals who create unique works of sculpture art. Check out the rest…
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This mechanical paper art was created by the talented Jennifer Collier, who not only creates these stunning pieces of art, but runs exhibitions and workshops, too. Here, I’ve shown some examples of here work that represent machines such as cameras and binoculars, but there are cups, saucers, dresses and ties over on Jennifer’s site as well. I really like the SLR Camera shown at the end of this post, as it’s made from green-toned maps [READ MORE].
This unique Toilet Roll Art was created by talented creative, Anastassia Elias. Her creative fields include publishing, painting and illustration. I think this work in particular is quite amazing, and I haven’t seen anything like it before [READ MORE].
This stunning paper art by Jen Stark shows how colourful paper can be used to create pieces of sculpture [READ MORE].
Here’s some more paper-based art to inspire you. In a similar working style of artist Kris Trappeniers, these photos showcase the work of Bianca Chang. I love the kind of work, and as can been seen in the following images, a lot of work has gone into each piece [READ MORE].