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.

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 2 years 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 2 years ago

This is so pretty! Story-house <3

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Kjorn 2 years ago

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

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Lisa Johnson 2 years ago

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

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Catalina Ioan 2 years ago

Matilda! :D

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Jean Schweibish 2 years ago

Sweet!

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Ah that floating chimney smoke ~~~

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Wacky Panda 2 years ago

How do you even do that?! Incredible artwork

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May Amundsdatter 2 years ago

I love this one <3

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Wow that ship WOW!!!

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Denise James 2 years ago

Is that cinderella!!!

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Dalah Om 2 years ago

I think I've read all these stories and love them all. <3

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Choo Chooooo~~~ :D

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Aks Shah 2 years ago

How did you do that?

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

<3 Little Prince <3

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Love that words match with the wolf~~~

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Tea parteeyyyyy!!! :D ^.^

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Carissa Macpherson 2 years ago

These are all amazing! Do u have photos of ur works in progress? I cant imagine the time and effort that goes into al of this detail!

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Robin Endsley 2 years ago

How can some of these gorgeous, complicated sculptures only get scores of 1 or 2? Doesn't make sense.

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Wendy Clare 2 years ago

How is this in the list of book sculptures?? :-P

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