Guy Laramee

Apparently, Brian Dettmer isn’t the only über-talented sculptor cutting into books. Guy Laramee, an interdisciplinary artist, is best known for transforming the edges of vintage dictionaries, hardbacks, and encyclopedias into meticulously detailed landscapes with plateaus, temples, mountains, and valleys. WTF, right?!

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  1. Wowwwwwwwww! people are so talented. So inspiring. I wish I had to patience to create art..
    I think that’s why I love the camera so much..
    http://annesanchorage.blogspot.com/

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  2. Oh my goodness! This is so amazing! Time and effort have been invested in these wonderful book sculptures! 🙂 Thanks for sharing them.

    Your blog is so lovely and has a lot of inspiration in it. 🙂

    xoxo
    Ida

    http://asplashofida.blogspot.com

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  3. Ambyr wrote:

    This is insane. He’s super talented.

    xoxo
    http://www.thewrittenrunway.com

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  4. Lisa wrote:

    alright that is just ridiculous! they look carved rock sculptures!
    in dramatic fashion

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  5. Holy cow! I’d have to pick a book I really hated to let someone do this with mine, though… 🙂

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  6. ana wrote:

    How he does it???? I am completely intrigued!

    http://thebasicss.blogspot.com

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  7. Amaze-balls!! Way cool…i want one for my bookshelf! It’s awesome that we can celebrate and share everyone’s creativity!

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  8. Gabrielle wrote:

    there is something so romantic about these. they are beautiful, and make me think of the worlds within the books.

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  9. this is so interesting, a serious wtf! beautiful though

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  10. So awesome.

    Collections

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  11. Oh my god. I want one!

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  12. That is slick! Just so creative!

    http://Www.stylefootprints.blogspot.com

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  13. Maya wrote:

    that’s abosolutely crazy! how are there people that are that talented!

    http://petrichordiy.blogspot.com/

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  14. My goodness, how incredible. I can’t quite comprehend that kind of creativity!
    Amazing post, thank you!

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  15. Katia wrote:

    That’s really amazing!

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  16. Vanessa wrote:

    Wow! Never seen these before! Very creative

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  18. nataliya wrote:

    these blow my mind!

    nataliya
    sewniice.blogspot.com

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  19. Zane wrote:

    incredible pieces

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  20. Maria wrote:

    Are those real books? They look great but destroying perfectly good books feel tragic to me!

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  21. shirl wrote:

    awesome work! thanks for sharing.

    http://www.handsomecomely.com

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  22. Rachel wrote:

    I’m loving the sculptures. I wonder what technology was created to get such amazing detail.

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  23. Charlene wrote:

    Literature displayed as a visual art. Awesome.
    http://charl3n3.tumblr.com

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  24. J Umm wrote:

    this is sooooo amazingggggg!!! if they took an uber zoomed picure, it would actually look like a mountain side

    STYLE DECORUM

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