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Terry Border’s “Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs” Series

Terry Border 'The Odyssey' from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border ‘The Odyssey’ from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border 'The Taming of the Shrew' from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border 'On Dreams' from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border ‘On Dreams’ from his Wiry Limbs, Paper Backs Series

Terry Border

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Yusuke Oono Uses Digital Technology to Create New Stories Inside Old Books

Using 3D CAD architectural design software, Yasuke Oono designs elaborate works, which are then laser cut. “[E]veryone who opens the book can enjoy it and is surprised by the dramatic transformation”.

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Yasuke Oono

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Whimsical Work by Clara Maffei

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Clicking on any of the images will take you to that image’s page on Flickr.
(Images edited for brightness & colour)

 Clara Maffei’s Book Sculptures

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Finally a Book About Altered Book Art

Art Made from Books

Altered, Sculpted, Carved, Transformed

Edited by Laura Heyenga • Preface by Brian Dettmer • Introduction by Alyson Kuhn. Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, USA. 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 in; 176 pp; more than 200 photographs, Hardcover, August 2013 ISBN 9781452117102, ISBN10 1452117101 $27.50

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I haven’t seen the book yet, so can’t opine…but you too can read about it at the Book Patrol.

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I’d Like to Credit the Artist…

A wonderful interpretation of this ubiquitous quote by Stephen King that would translate well to a library bulletin board or book display. I just which I could tell you who made it.

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Altered Winner

Dreaming of Romance by Laura Carson

Winner of the Get Altered challenge at Eclectic Paperie

Click image for more pictures of the book/sculpture.

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Sweet Snowy Scenes by Su Blackwell

I have featured Su Blackwell’s work before. I admire her creativity very much, not to mention the painstaking care with detail that she puts into her work. Here are a few appropriate to the northern winter season. Click here or on any of the images to tour Blackwell’s portfolio.

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