Old books, new art

Old books, new art

May 28th, 2013 // 8:01 pm @

Artist Justin Rowe transforms old books into works of art.

Here is just one of his many creations – called The Kraken:

The Kraken’s tentacles seem to be cut out from the underlying pages – the artist said he printed the word Kraken on the pages that made up the tentacles to make them more menacing.

I looked closely at the ship – fearing that he managed to create the illusion of depth on the sails using only the book’s pages – I think (I hope) the ship has been drawn. If it is not a drawing — no I can’t imagine the skill and time that would be needed to carry out a feat like that.


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