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« on: February 02, 2013 09:18:43 AM »

I have made another book alternation and also took some pictures while I cutted it :3

So for your book you need an old book, paper and a knife ...
but please be careful , when you are working with the knife.

First you cut a paper to the same size of the book pages.

When you are done with it, you can draw on the paper what
you want to cut out of the book at the end.

Because I like Paris I decided to draw the Eiffel Tower
and one of the typical lamps next to it.

Now it is time to start. First you need to cut a border befor you
start with your picture. This border can be about 4-6 pages.

When you are done with it, you can put your drawn picture into
the book and start cutting the different pieces. I have started with
the lamp and afterwards cut the Eiffel Tower.

In some cases you can also draw the part of the pictures you want
to cut again on the  book pages. In this way it is easier to cut it,
especially when you already cutted several pages.

When you made this carfull and with patience there will be a
fantastic cutted impression of a book.

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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013 11:50:50 AM »

Wow. that's lovely and thank you for the great tutorial
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2013 07:29:58 PM »

that's really beautiful, as if it is really coming out of the book, wouldn't that be amazing in a book written in french!

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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013 05:23:00 AM »

So lovely! It's really effective with the light shining through the pages.

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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2013 05:32:49 AM »

So fanciful and beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2013 08:26:39 AM »

Wow! So beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I have always wondered how this was done.

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