There are talented artists, and then there’s Guy Laramee, “a very accomplished painter and sculptor, but Guy is also a highly regarded musician, composer and stage director.” In addition to his many talents, he is also an expert at carving breathtaking sculptures directly into books. Continue reading to see ten amazing examples – bonus video included.

10. The Ravine

9. Wave

8. Canyon

7. Temple

6. Hills

5. Relaxation

4. The Top

3. Through the Valley

2. Steps

1. Hidden

Bonus Video

So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains. They erode a bit more and they become hills. Then they flatten and become fields where apparently nothing is happening. Piles of obsolete encyclopedias return to that which does not need to say anything, that which simply IS. Fogs and clouds erase everything we know, everything we think we are.

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