Intricate book sculptures

An artist has taken the rich detailed worlds in novels and transformed them into beautiful three-dimensional sculptures emerging from each book.

Su Blackwell’s new exhibition was inspired by her favourite books and how ‘dwelling can act as imaginative space’.

After reading each book, Blackwell would form dwellings from the pages by cutting, carving, and adding detail within the sculpture.

Described as a very time-consuming technique, it brings together the physical elements of each particular book, from large trees to detailed leaves, creating a magical effect.

Each sculpture tells a story that has envisioned the way each novel would look in a child’s mind.

You can see the incredible dioramas for yourself – they’re on show from September 17th to October 9th in Westminster’s Long & Ryle Gallery.

Take a look at some of Blackwell’s sculptures here  and tell us what you think of them.

Book sculptures 08.09.15.png

About thinktanklondon
The Think Tank is a full service integrated marketing agency based in London providing a complete range of marketing services to the B2B sector.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: