Su Blackwell paper worlds
Su Blackwell paper world. Talented English artist Su Blackwell was born in Sheffield in 1975. Su graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2003. She makes intricate art works from every-day objects, transforming clothes and books into fantastical 3D forms. She creates her paper worlds with a help of scalpel, scissors, paper and glue. Her beautiful paper works are exposed in private collections, art galleries and museums.
Su Blackwell’s work includes a collaboration with Nicole Farhi, advertising campaigns for Cartier, Crabtree and Evelyn, and Kenzo, and illustrations for magazines such as Vogue, Tatler and Harper’s Bazaar.
As a child she often spent her time playing in the woods near her home, in her own make-believe world. The girl believed that trees would protect her, and she gave names to them.
Su Blackwell creates paper fairytale world, where princesses live in paper kingdoms that emerge from the seven classic tales. Each one is illustrated by a series of intricate paper sculptures, meticulously cut from the pages of another edition of the same story.