Edinburgh-based graphic designer Thomas Wightman, among many works of art, creates also book sculptures.
He created a series of three works devoted to explaining in a visual way the effects of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Recently, he finished a stunning book art that shows Glenfinnan Viaduct bridge.
The book sculpture will be displayed at the launch of the ScotSpirit campaign in Edinburgh. An event that celebrates the spirit of a nation to share inspirational stories and experiences about Scotland.
Book sculptures by Thomas Wightman
Visit Scotland. This book sculpture was created for Visit Scotland, and shows Glenfinnan Viaduct bridge – an iconic Scottish landmark famous thanks to the Harry Potter movie.
Drowning from Obsession. A first part of the project that deals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
The book firstly is closed hiding the addiction from view in the same manner as those who hide these addictions from loved ones and friends. However when the book is opened it reveals the chaotic emotions felt.
Plagued by Doubt. A second part of the OCD project. The sculpture conveys the idea by making a plague of insects.
Also, typography was used to show the idea that these moths have made a nest within the book.
Derailing My Train of Thought. The sculpture uses a visual metaphor to convey the emotions of obsessive-compulsive disorder. It’s the third part of the OCD project.
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