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Amazingly artful book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry (pictures)

Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo – a book sculpture by Kelly Campbell Berry

These unique book sculptures are made by cutting illustrations from actual books and arranging them into beautiful sceneries.

Kelly Campbell Berry is an artist living in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma. In 2011 she started her adventure with sculpting books. The effect is amazing, as you’ll see on the pictures below.

Opposite to other book sculptures, where the book is used as a raw material, the works of Kelly Campbell Berry are based on the book both in form and content.

These gorgeous 3D works of art are made by cutting out original illustrations from the actual book, and arranging them into a beautiful, rich scenery.

For instance, The Wizard of Oz sculpture is made from one copy of the L. Frank Baum’s classic, with illustrations by W.W. Denslow, and is a one-of-a-kind creation.

I have sculpted antique books, new books, nearly destroyed books, graphic novels, magazines, classics, first editions, paperbacks, and photo albums. Each sculpture is different. I never know what a sculpture will look like until it is finished. I do not plan them out, they simply create themselves.

You’ll find all the sculptures on Kelly’s website, ArtfuLiving. You can also find some of the works in her shop on Etsy.

Do you have a favorite illustrated book? You can contact Kelly, and she will make sure you’ll see the book come to life again.

Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - Charlie Brown Christmas

Charlie Brown Christmas.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - Cinderella

Cinderella.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Hobbit

The Hobbit.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Little Prince

The Little Prince.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Book sculptures by Kelly Campbell Berry - Wolverine

Wolverine.

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