3D Art made from Book Covers

3D Art made from Book Covers Allen

Thomas Allen creates unique three-dimensional art by cutting out characters from old pulp fiction book covers and positioning them into action scenes.

This wonderful art was inspired by the classic pop-up books. To see more work by the artist, you can purchase Thomas Allen’s Uncovered book at Amazon or visit Foley Gallery for more photographs.

Pop Up Book Art

Book Cover Art

Pulp Fiction Book Art

Creative Book Art

Book Art

Art made from Books

Awesome Book Art

3D Book Art

Pulp Fiction

For more inspiration, check out: Art Carved into Books

  1. MochiPu

    wowh! awesome!

  2. Demi Pietchell

    What a great idea! These are wonderful!

  3. Jill

    Woah. Amazing. Makes me want to reach for all my old books and the scissors!

  4. Sharyn

    I normally get all upset at the idea of destroying books, but these are just brilliant!

  5. Sheel

    Brilliant work!

  6. Art of Concept

    So wonderful! Fantastic!

  7. Tom Allen

    Hello! A friend just forwarded this to me. You are my new best friend! Thank you for the wonderful plug and for being a fan. I am seriously humbled!!! - Thomas (Tom) Allen

  8. TiAtCafe

    That is amazing!!!
    …..speechless………..

  9. Lillian Davenport-Partac

    Holy moly! The things people think of.

  10. Ross

    So basically what he does is cuts out the artwork (poorly), and photographs it with a shallow depth of field? I’m unimpressed.

  11. Raads

    @ Ross, LOL!!!!!! I personally think that too,, but i was told, if you cant do any better, dont critisize!

  12. Gert

    Something tells me Ross is not a fan of Andy Warhol either.

  13. Yuk

    Wow. The use of depth of field in the photos really accentuate the art. Nice work.

  14. James Anzalone

    Really nice, I feel like they are mostly effective if photographed this way? probably not so much if displayed any other way…

  15. Maoh.

    That´s the guy who made the cover for Born Ruffians´s Red Yellow & Blue.
    Great work, great music.

  16. jah

    looks like the artist used a tiltshift filter for the 3d effect

    these are spectacular!

  17. Arabian

    love it =)

  18. Will

    @Ross Sorry to hear that you were unimpressed. We should look into getting the whole post removed since it’s main goal was to impress you, which it obviously failed at. I can’t wait to see your latest collection of impressive work that you are so well known for.

  19. MyBike

    There is a great short picture and word essay on some of these by the literary critic Seamus Deane in the Field Day Review from 2008.

  20. Anne Doble

    I can almost feel the inspirational moment that set you off!

  21. Anne Doble

    Oh & Ross: you have to have the creative inspiration to think of ideas like these in the first place & then the motivation to do it. Many say they ‘they could do it’, but few actually do.Having done 3D work myself, I can tell you that the process in itself is no mean feat & you need knowledge & the ability to portray artistic perspective to get it right.

  22. Jada

    Love love love this! Where can I buy one?

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