Su Blackwell is an English artist who creates fairytale-like book sculptures. She transforms flat pages into three-dimensional objects and constructs entire landscapes filled with mystery. Su finds her books in secondhand book shops and always reads them first before starting to sculpt.


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Her latest series 'Dwelling' is inspired by folk stories. It features wood cottages, tree-huts, lighthouses and other structures that usually light up when they're inhabited. Su chose to illuminate her intricate sculptures and by doing so she added to them even more depth. "I have been compelled to create these dwellings now, as I am in the process of selling my house. I am leaving London, to possibly living in a quiet town by the sea. The process of buying a new house is daunting, an emotional upheaval."

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Kjorn 1 year ago

That's the kind of thing you find incredibly gorgeous and you want to have, but once you have it you have no clue what to do with it

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Hatsune Chiku 1 year ago

This is so pretty! Story-house <3

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Kjorn 1 year ago

can i return a book at the Library in that condition?

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Lisa Johnson 1 year ago

This just needs a swing and it could be The Giving Tree💕

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Catalina Ioan 1 year ago

Matilda! :D

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Jean Schweibish 1 year ago

Sweet!

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Evisa Isabella Rose 1 year ago

Ah that floating chimney smoke ~~~

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Wacky Panda 1 year ago

How do you even do that?! Incredible artwork

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May Amundsdatter 1 year ago

I love this one <3

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