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Minas Tirith Book Sculpture 1 by wetcanvas Minas Tirith Book Sculpture 1 by wetcanvas
Minas Tirith from "The Lord of the Rings". This was a commissioned piece. Quite honestly, I was absolutely terrified of making this one and I'm sure I hyperventilated more than a few times. Once I had it hollowed out, it sat on my dresser for a week before I had the nerve to start it :/ Probably the most detail I've ever had to fit in to such a condensed space. Because of the detail the sculpture is fairly heavy. All of the rings had to be reinforced with card stock and cardboard to prevent a cave in. The "rock" texture is paper mache. While I couldn't fit the entire King's castle, I did mange the face of it along with the statues, fountain, garden, tower and tree.

I'll post another photo for ring detail.
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:iconjuchushu2004:
Juchushu2004 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
I need these awesome skills cause I have nun
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:iconnitsuauda07:
nitsuAuda07 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
How is it possible??
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:iconcaldorosa:
CaldoRosa Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Impressive
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:iconafusia16:
afusia16 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
That's amazing! :o
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sarafalardo Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
Well done !
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:iconlalivk:
lalivk Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful <3
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:iconjayjay0819:
jayjay0819 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  New Deviant
that is incredibly amazing work!! 
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:iconrefugegirl:
REFUGEgirl Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow. Just. Wow. Thats amazing!
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:icontaystar92:
taystar92 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Writer
*fangirl moment*!!!!!!!!
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:iconfluffnpuff:
FluffNPuff Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant
Wow 0.0 Amazing :D
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:iconiskyra:
Iskyra Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
How could you even do that?!?! Just amazing...
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:icon666mop:
666MOP Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015
WOW. I wouldn't even know how to start doing this kind of sculpture. Pretty amazing.
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:iconphotofreak725:
photofreak725 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant
This is amazing! I dont know how you do it!
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guiguiregis13 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesooome
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IceMoony Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Wow! o.o
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XxEmoGothGurlxX Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Holly s*it how does one do that?! THAT SOOOO COOOOOL!
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:iconrefield:
refield Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I'm not sure if I ought to be impressed or horrified.
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:iconhannahelizabethh:
hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Student General Artist
Awesome! :)
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D-Archae Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!!!
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CanvasAuthor Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015   Writer
Well it's probably late in saying but this looks absolutely incredible! :)
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:iconsoheilsal:
soheilsal Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
woooooooooooooooooooooow!!!
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:)
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fishingamna Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
Dis so gewd
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photofreak725 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant
I totally agree
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:iconwetcanvas:
wetcanvas Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! 
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MercedesAsheSorrel Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is absolutely astounding!!! I am in love with it! You have some serious skills to be able to create this!!! Could I maybe use this as the profile picture for a community a friend and I are making on FanFiction. We would credit you, but if you would rather we didn't that's perfectly fine too. Either way, your art in amazing!! You should be proud!
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!  You can absolutely use it :)
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:iconmercedesashesorrel:
MercedesAsheSorrel Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!! I'll tell my friend that you gave the OK! Thanks again!!Hug 
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Albrechtarts Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
This a great use of materials.
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:iconwetcanvas:
wetcanvas Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you again! 
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STUDLROW-Pictures Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
o__o
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WendyKimberley Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing :)
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Draxulaura Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
this is so amazing
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saniyshark Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wowww this is beyond awesome, really creative good work *.*
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AlanDanteXtraviado Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
wowsome!
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KindCritic Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Student Writer

I can't...I can't even...it's just....

 

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That was my mind.

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kramwartap Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013
Absolutely fabulous--best papier mache project I've seen in ages.  I love the idea of a 3-dimensional structure growing out of the pages of an actual book!
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alphabetsoup314 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That just blows my mind. This is truly a unique craft. 
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ArisenDreams Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
You've done a seriously good job of it! That's beautiful!
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:iconjayden444:
jayden444 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
This is totally amazing!  Awesome detail in this!
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, cool :)
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RCris123 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
OMG!!!!
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akatsukinoshimo Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Is this... real?....
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Guilem44 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Beautifull but where is the Pelennor's tree ? :P
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mondays-dusk-noon Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE THIS! :D
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moe-princess-7 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This is such a beautiful piece! Such exquisite detail; I love it.
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Mini-nick Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is incredible, very amazing work. Ugh, unfortunate to see such a great book used that way...but you made great use of it (:
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secretoflurkmore Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is amazing, such talent!
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! 
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terrehYDG Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
So awesome!! 
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