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August 7, 2009

Su Blackwell’s New Art from Old Books

Filed under: Uncategorized — popularkinetics @ 8:36 pm

The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Su Blackwell

London-based artist Su Blackwell scours bookstore shelves for old books, wthen uses them as her medium to create delightful narrative vignettes. She tries to find something within each book that inspires her and that triggers a visual image. Scenes are cut entirely from the book’s pages and are often very intricate; some of her works take up to two months to complete. To see more of her work, visit

Alice, A Mad Tea Party by Su BlackwellCircus Days and Circus Nights by Su BlackwellGirl in the Wood by Su Blackwell


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