Brian Dettmer is a sculptor of books. He works with pages and paper rather than clay, and he does a darn fine job at turning used books—science books, yellow pages, and other old, unused and otherwise trashed literature—into modern sculptures that defy description. Working with a deft hand and an x-acto knife, Dettmer spins trash [...]
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Charlie Brown is the protagonist in the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz, and he is featured in not only comics, but also books and movies (as most of us remember A Charlie Brown Christmas). Charlie Brown is a lovable loser, a child possessed of endless determination and hope, but who is ultimately dominated [...]
Alexander Wells is an artist from London who spends much of his time drawing illustrations inspired by movies and books. Among some of the pieces he’s done include Frank Herbert’s Dune, and The Sunset Limited.
Books are among humanity’s most precious resources. Containing knowledge, wisdom and words no longer spoken, these old books are a testament to humanity’s legacy. Torn and tattered these books may be, but the words within them are ageless.
Most of us have heard the phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words”. However, during school, we’re often encouraged/forced to read various literary works, and probably wished we could just look at a few pictures instead. Well, a couple artists have come up with a very interesting idea of illustrating various literary works using [...]
Most of us use books for reading, studying, and occasionally during boring classes, as pillows. If we get creative, we can use them for paperweights, door stops and coasters, but that’s usually about the limit of books. Unless you’re a creative paper sculptor, in which case, the possibilities are limitless. Here are some absolutely incredible [...]