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Book sculpture is as much about the process as it is about the form...
"....these books were conceived, written, published, read, loved, stored, discarded, found anew, studied, cut, folded and reborn."NICOLAS JONES
Take a look at some of the work students have created.
NICOLAS JONES BOOK SCULPTURE
Nicholas Jones was born in 1974 in the United Kingdom. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Art at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1997, Master of Fine Art at RMIT University in 2001 and a Graduate Diploma of Education at The University of Melbourne in 2003. Take a look at his book sculptures that have been folded, torn, sewn and reinvented in a variety of forms.
BEFORE YOU START:
Watch the video on how to create a butterfly 3D book. Remember, this project is a collaborative activity and will involve all students making at least one butterfly or other flying creature to create the 3D book sculpture. We will be using origame techniques for our sculpture, however ideas are welcome and will evolve into something that will uniquley reflect the creative energies of the group.
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WATCH THE FOLLOWING YOU TUBE VIDEOS
Watch the videos on how to create your own 'Book Sculpture' using origami techniques. For this example we will be making origami butterflys. Watch the videos and follow the instructions. They begin with an easy example and follow through to the more challenging. Try to create one of each variety.