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New Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

By • Jun 14th, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Canadian artist Guy Laramee has recently published a new series of his amazing book landscapes which are made by carving old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. He calls his new project “Guan Yin” and dedicates it “to the mysterious forces thanks to which we can traverse ordeals”.

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

By • Jan 2nd, 2012 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Artist Guy Laramee creates amazing miniature book landscapes out of old books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. His series entitled The Great Wall and Biblios represent the degradation of human culture and show glacial landscapes, deep valleys and plateaus.

Amazing Pumpkin Carvings by Ray Villafane

By • Oct 27th, 2011 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Sculpting

Ray Villafane’s relationship with pumpkins began rather early in his life. Born in a poor farming family, he found himself having to whittle his own toys out of wood as times were very hard for Pa’ Villafane. As things got worse he was forced to give up using wood to create his toys and eventually had to make them out of pumpkins as the precious wood was needed to heat the small farm house during the winter. Because his toys rotted away a week or so after making them, Ray found himself carving nonstop just to keep his toy box from spoiling.

Amazing Phone Book Carvings by Alex Queral

By • Nov 29th, 2010 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Alex Queral is a Philadelphia-based artist who has found an incredible way to use old, discarded phone books – he carves their pages into celebrities faces. It’s a perfect example how unusual use of materials can lead to worldwide fame and success.