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Su Blackwell paper worlds

Su Blackwell paper worlds
Fabulous forest fairy. Su Blackwell paper worlds

Su Blackwell paper worlds
Born in Sheffield in 1975, Su Blackwell is a talented English paper artist.
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.

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. According to Su Blackwell, she creates her paper worlds with a help of scalpel, scissors, paper and glue. Her beautiful paper works exposed in private collections, art galleries and museums.

Su Blackwell paper worlds
Twilight in the winter forest. Su Blackwell’s paper worlds

Noteworthy, Su Blackwell collaborated with world famous companies and magazines. In particular, with Nicole Farhi, advertising campaigns for Cartier, Crabtree and Evelyn, and Kenzo. Besides, she created illustrations for fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Tatler and Harper’s Bazaar.

Su Blackwell paper worlds

Winter landscape. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Winter landscape. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Winter landscape. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Childhood memories of the woods near her home. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Butterflies. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
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
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
A fantastical world of beauty and mischief, where each chapter has its own distinct visual flavour
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Treasure chest. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Beautiful Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Mystical forest. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
A castle in the woods. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Fabulous forest world in paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Moonlight. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Unique Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell
Alice in Wonderland. Paper art by British artist Su Blackwell

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