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Post  sherryeo on 12/2/2011, 5:06 am

I've posted this under "Everything Else" because it really has nothing to do with gardening. I hope it's ok to post.

I work in a library and found where a coworker had posted a link to this article on my facebook page. I think it's quite magical and wanted to share it with my friends here on the forum.

http://community.thisiscentralstation.com/_Mysterious-paper-sculptures/blog/4991767/126249.html
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Post  Mamachibi on 12/2/2011, 7:16 am

Amazing!
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Post  RoOsTeR on 12/2/2011, 7:54 am

That is absolutely amazing! I have never seen anything like that. Look at the bird and all the detail in the feathers. Just amazing. I have a son who is really into oragamy. He is only 9 and will watch youtube videos and make paper things for hours and that is impressive in its own right, but golly gee whiz Those sculptures are just crazy.

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Post  gwennifer on 12/2/2011, 6:49 pm

Sherryeo, thank you so much for sharing this! I need a good hour to pour over the pictures and soak up the details (I want more pictures!). Some commentors below the article summed it up so well:

These are so astonishingly beautiful and heartwarmingly eloquent.
What a beautiful mind created these.
I agree!
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Post  sherryeo on 12/2/2011, 7:18 pm

I was so touched by them and found them so beautiful - almost other-worldly and mystical. I just wanted to share with all of you.

I also appeciated the nod to the worth of libraries when so many libraries have suffered extreme budget cuts in recent years. I liked that one of the messages said "This is for you in support of libraries, books, words, ideas…. LIBRARIES ARE EXPANSIVE" and as the article's author commented:

"The word "expensive" has had the E crossed out and replaced with an A. No question of the creator's views on library cuts..."
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Post  sherryeo on 12/3/2011, 12:17 am

gwennifer, You said you wanted more pictures. I noticed at the bottom of that page one of the commentors asked if the person at this

http://www.sublackwell.co.uk/portfolio-book-cut-sculpture/

website could be the artist who did the paper sculptures. There are fantastic photos on there, too!
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Post  Josh on 12/4/2011, 6:12 pm

That is just AMAZING!!
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Post  camprn on 12/4/2011, 7:32 pm

Indeed, this is one of the best stories of the year! Very Happy

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