The Millennium Falcon is ready to soar out of this book sculpture. The book used is Star Wars "Heir to the Empire". The ship has been crafted using pages from the book. It has been wired through the book for extra stability.
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I was recently contacted by a jewelry designer in Paris. She had the brilliant idea of creating a back story for all of her pieces. She asked if I could sculpt the pieces for her, leaving room to display the jewelry on the book. Best of all, the pieces would be traveling with her to Fashion Week. How can you not say yes to that?
This is the third book. The little girl is sitting in a garden, drawing a bluebird. There will be a bluebird ring placed in the nest in the tree. One of my favorites from the series. The girl's face came out perfectly and the whole sculpture worked nicely with the ring.
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So I've been working with a gentleman for a few weeks now about a commission piece. His wife loves Alice, he wants to get her a sculpture for Christmas. We'd been debating what scene would be the best to do when the light bulb FINALLY went off in my head and I remembered I'd done an Alice before. I sent him a picture and he loved it, just wanted it as an open book. SO, here she is...and I couldn't resist adding the white rabbit because, in my mind, he is seriously overlooked.
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Winnie the Pooh is on a hunt for honey! In this book sculpture, Pooh floats to the bee hive with the help of a balloon. The book used has a very fitting title, "Magic in the Air". It is a collection of children's stories.
A unicorns dashes through the wildflowers in this book sculpture. The book used is a 1960's edition of Reader's Digest condensed books, the story depicted is "Bring Me A Unicorn". The unicorn stands approximately 5 inches tall, lined with cardboard for stability and wired through the book. The wildflowers are made petal by petal then fixed to the pages of the book.
Sinbad's ship sails through this book sculpture. The book used is a 1947 edition of "Tales of Adventure", featuring Sinbad's fifth voyage as he meets with the Rocs. The ship has been modeled after illustrations found in the story.
Side note, yes, I'm very aware this is very close to my original pirate ship. But, that first one got a lot of attention and sold very quickly to a friend, so I figured I'd give it another go. I've tried to keep true to the story with the design of the ship and not go too "piratey".
Tom Sawyer and Huckelberry Finn set sail in this book sculpture. The sculpture is made from a 1946 publication of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Tom and Huck sit on a raft constructed of the books pages as they float down the Mississippi. Both figures are illustrations from the book that have been hand colored.
Music and books come to life with this book sculpture. Made from "The Lives of the Great Composers" by Schonberg, our piano man sits to play his masterpiece. Could he be the next Beethoven? With powdered wig style hair and wearing a coat with tails, the composer cuts a dashing figure. Behind him are the portraits of other composers taken from the book. they include Schumann and his wife, Clara, Paganini, and Weber. They will also be included.
Commissioned project. My client was wonderful and sent me a book to use. It was a collection of three Star Wars books in one. The ship ended up being a bit larger than I originally planned, so it was nice to have that thicker book to offset the ship and provide a little it more stability. And, if he ever gets tired of having the book laying on a shelf, the ship looked really cool by itself. He could always snip the wires and hang it over his bookshelf.
The ship is attached in five places to the book with wire. The wings are wired through the body of the book, which has a cardboard core to hold its shape. The laser cannons are also wired.
This piece is taken, but commissions are open. Contact me on DA or at firstname.lastname@example.org for info or visit my shop: www.etsy.com/shop/wetcanvasart