Last post for Harry Potter day! We were so happy to welcome our good friend Sean Lanusse from Blacklist Tattoo as a guest artist. Sean loves Harry Potter as much as we do and we can’t wait to welcome him back for more walk-in days!!
Above by Sean Lanusse:
Peter Pettigrew’s hand
Luggage for platform 9 3/4
Triwizard cup tent
Thanks again everyone!!
Intricate Book Art Carvings by Brian Dettmer
Born in Chicago but currently living and working out of Atlanta, Georgia, contemporary artist Brian Dettmer creates incredible works of art with old books and tremendous patience. Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian meticulously exposes various layers to create his mind-blowing artwork. Dettmer has received critical acclaim around the world and his work can be found in countless galleries and publications. Below you will find a small sample of his art along with an artist bio and statement from Dettmer. Be sure to visit Brian’s official site: briandettmer.com for more information and photographs of his fantastic art.
We wanted to share this charming label found in many of our books for #TBT. It dates to a time when the library was known as the Public Library of the City of Detroit (before 1865).. We love the wording, but love the five cent fine for grease spots even more.
Hope you enjoy this as much as we do!
My Home Library: Multiple Copies of the Same Work
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice.
"TE VI BRILLAR" Antonio Jiménez-Ruiz. idea for a book cover. 2014. markers, pastel and acrylic on paper
antoniojimenez-ruiz is an author on Tumblr!
“12 Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe is an editorial and illustrative proposal for the most horrifying and meaningful stories of the author. The project develops from the essence of the writer and his stories, using the technique of collage as graphic language. Each tale included in this project has an opening illustration that introduces the audience into the story.”