​Artist Turns The Hobbit Book Into Paper Sculpture Of Smaug

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Books are art, you know? Sometimes literally.

This paper-sculpture is the work of Danish artist Victoria, known on DeviantART as FarTooManyIdeas. She crafted it before the most recent Hobbit movie came out, "after watching the trailer many many times."

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Illustration for article titled ​Artist Turns emThe Hobbit/em Book Into Paper Sculpture Of Smaug
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Illustration for article titled ​Artist Turns emThe Hobbit/em Book Into Paper Sculpture Of Smaug
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Illustration for article titled ​Artist Turns emThe Hobbit/em Book Into Paper Sculpture Of Smaug
Illustration for article titled ​Artist Turns emThe Hobbit/em Book Into Paper Sculpture Of Smaug
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I've heard of words that "jump off the page" before, but this is taking it to a whole other level…

[Source: FarTooManyIdeas on DeviantART via Laughing Squid]

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LucasRising
LucasRising

That's the 75th Anniversary Edition. Not cool. I can't help but be annoyed at people who deface books - even for artistic purposes. It looks cool though.