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« on: August 03, 2011 06:00:25 PM »

so i was assigned to make three scupltures for school, and like any good student, i was putting it off 'till the last minute. then i saw the challenge, and thought i could totally do both! i got the book at a garage sale for 25 cents, so this is what i came up with (cut out pages for sea/garden, and used them in origami) im not sure what the font is, i think it's times new roman. i kinda made the origami up as i went/ remembered the ones i used to do as a kid, anyway, here it is  Cheesy

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mystical flower

person in mystical garden


local fisherman w/ giant fish!

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other side

thanks for looking, please leave a comment  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2011 06:20:18 PM »

Clever - I like this - I liked that you used the book as the base- I really like the houses the best.  And the boat.  And the flowers.  And . . . all of it.  Interesting and unique.  I recently purchased some books at the Goodwill store, hardbacks, for $.50 each - Originally I was going to cut them up for the artwork and typed pages, but now I cannot bear to - Maybe if I keep them another couple of months, I will finally "dive" in.  Anyway - I like your work.  Cool

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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2011 06:31:33 PM »

This it ridiculous!  Craziness!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011 09:08:24 PM »

This is just... really beautiful.  It has a sense of simplicity while also being really intricate.  I'm not sure how to express it, but I really like this piece!

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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2011 09:20:39 PM »

Neat. I always wanted to do something like this...but I can't bear to cut up books.

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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2011 06:56:18 AM »

Neat. I always wanted to do something like this...but I can't bear to cut up books.

omg, i had such a hard time cutting up this book, it hurt a piece of my soul, but i just kept going and didn't think about it. i picked a book i had never read so i wouldn't cry  Cry
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2011 09:57:54 AM »

I tried to do this but all I did was damage my Kindle.

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« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2011 10:39:58 AM »

This is so pretty! I love altered book art!

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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2011 10:43:51 AM »

Wow! This is really pretty:)
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2011 12:31:45 PM »

It is fantastic - I want to visit your mystic garden and the little town.

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