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My Owl Barn: 3D Illustrations from Discarded Books by Isobelle Ouzman

My Owl Barn: 3D Illustrations from Discarded Books by Isobelle Ouzman

This combines two of my favorite things, art and books. Book surgeon Brian Dettmer carves books into unique works of art.

This combines two of my favorite things, art and books. Book surgeon Brian Dettmer carves books into unique works of art.

Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.

The Book Surgeon (15 pieces)

Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed.

altered book art  It looks like the story is physically emerging from the book-mh

altered book art It looks like the story is physically emerging from the book-mh

Lady Ascot: Imbeciles! The garden is planted with white roses when I've specifically asked the red.   Alice Kingsley: You can always paint the roses red.   -Alice in Wonderland

Lady Ascot: Imbeciles! The garden is planted with white roses when I've specifically asked the red. Alice Kingsley: You can always paint the roses red. -Alice in Wonderland