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Don't be shy. by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. by FarTooManyIdeas
Oh, Benedict Cumberbatch... I honestly didn't think I could love you more. But now, I LOVE YOU TO DEATH. DEATH. Get it? Death? You know, "I am DEATH." Haha. My Sherlock, I'm funny.

Made this before the movie came out, though after watching the trailer many many times. That one clip, where we first got a good glimpse of him, is what inspired this "pose". The sculpture was going to happen anyways (since I love the story, the book itself for it, and I love making sculptures), but the trailer gave me this specific idea. By the way, that movie was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. The actors, animators, and concept artists really gave us something to behold. And my god, THAT SONG. Herz 

So, why has it taken so long for me to post it? Well, I took so many pictures of it, I haven't been able to decide! Now, I'm just gonna put them all up, 'cause otherwise, I'll never figure it out... Enjoy! :D

The book is Danish. Didn't have an English copy on hand and wouldn't have been able to wait anyways for one if I'd ordered.

Oh yes, Smaug is searching for the little hobbit who has jumped out of the book to try and escape him. coin:Coin:Super Mario Bros.3 CoincoinEye of Dragon:Coin:coin "WHERE ARE YOU?..." <da:thumb id="424237446"/>

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Don't be shy. -front- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -side- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -top- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -emerges- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -swirl- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -spike- by FarTooManyIdeasDon't be shy. -emerging- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -turn- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -coming- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -close- by FarTooManyIdeas Don't be shy. -found- by FarTooManyIdeas Here are links to five extreme close-ups of Bilbo and the text, that don't show up as thumbs for some strange reason: fav.me/d71ij8c, fav.me/d71ijhn, fav.me/d71ikwr, fav.me/d71ilfx, fav.me/d71ilo1. And then there's this, made by my HILARIOUS friend: fav.me/d72zc7p "I'm throwing money at the screen but nothing is happening"


Meiko Honma Menma (Excited) [V1] WOW. THANK YOU! Well... As this is fast becoming my most popular piece, I'll make a note here. At some point in the future (once time allows), I'll be making sculptures (wire/recycled/book sculptures like this and as are in my gallery) with the intention of maybe selling them. - - - Many different fairytales/stories/fandoms (making some super fans out there happy... If you've ANY SUGGESTIONS for books to be made into sculptures or what have you, by all means, leave them). - - - But, yeah. SO, if you're interested in my work, WATCH ME and that will let you know whenever I've something to sell. I imagine I'll put them up here on deviantart with a [FOR SALE] in the title and links. - - - THANKS AGAIN! AND HAPPY NEW YEAR! AND REMEMBER, SHERLOCK'S ON SUNDAY!



What would YOU like to see?

                                            
                                            :iconohyoublushplz: Your Suggestions for Sculptures:

--- "The Hobbit", "The Lord of the Rings", Smaug, Bilbo, Thorin, Legolas, Minas Tirith, Wargs, Tauriel, Nazguls, Ringwraiths, Shadow Fax, Gandolf, Light-up Eye of Sauron (14 wishes) Green Star
--- "Harry Potter", Fawkes, magic (7 wishes)
--- "Eragon", Saphira (6 wishes)
--- "How To Train Your Dragon", Toothless (5 wishes)
--- "Doctor Who", the TARDIS, a Dalek (5 wishes)
--- "Zelda", Epona, Link's Skyward Sword pose (5 wishes)
--- "The Awakened", written by suggester, lion (4 wishes)
--- "Sherlock", Mycroft, the skull, Sherlock (4 wishes)
--- "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (3 wishes)
--- "Dante's Inferno" (3 wishes)
--- "Dragon Rider" (2 wishes)
--- "The Hunger Games" (2 wishes)
--- "Charlotte’s Web" (2 wishes)
--- "The Indian in the Cupboard" (2 wishes)
--- "Hades and Persephone Myth", Hades, Persephone, Orpheus (2 wishes)
--- "Star Trek", Kirk and Spock (2 wishes)
--- "The Great Gatsby" (2 wishes)
--- "The Book Thief" (2 wishes)
--- "The Night Circus" (2 wishes)
--- "Charlotte’s Web" (2 wishes)
--- "The Indian in the Cupboard" (2 wishes)
--- "Hades and Persephone Myth", Hades, Persephone, Orpheus (2 wishes)
--- "Star Trek", Kirk and Spock (2 wishes)
--- "Van Helsing" (1 wish)
--- "House of Leaves" (1 wish)
--- "Wolverine" (1 wish)
--- "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (1 wish)
--- "Kvothe/Name of the Wind" (1 wish)
--- "Locke &Jean /Lies of Locke Lamora" (1 wish)
--- "Toad/The Wind in the Willows" (1 wish)
--- "The Rats of NIMH" (1 wish)
--- "Johnathan Strange & Mr. Norell" (1 wish)
--- your's here :D
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Given 2014-01-17
Don't be shy. by FarTooManyIdeas From suggester: This amazing sculpture made entirely out of paper is just one magnificent creation from the artists gallery. This piece manages to capture the scene and atmosphere perfectly. Also suggested by :Shireling-Archer and WitTea ( Suggested by goldgriffin and Featured by The-Build )
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FlyingNightFury Featured By Owner Edited 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
That's awesome! I love it!
(and if i should wote, i would love to see some how to train your dragon :D )
Hey vent, du er jo fra danmark!
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Mistress-of-Solitude Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I just discovered this from geekgirls on Facebook. And I'm really impressed. I just finished marathoning the three hobbit film and Smaug is and will always me favorite character. I read the hobbit when I was little and loved the boom. The riddles AND the dragon. There is not shortage of love on it and then there's THIS beautiful piece you have managed to create! I'll about to continue surfing through the billions of comments you've received to make sure I'm not re asking an already answered question-then I'll check journal entries but...

How MUCH is this guy going to be sold for? I'm quite sure if you made one and stuck it in ebay it'd be a real zinger...I know I'd pay a LOT to have him. Because it's unique and absolutely stunning. Here's an instant conversation starter!!

I wonder, did you treat the paper with anything in particular so nothing too bad will happen to it?
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Edited 6 days ago   General Artist
There really ain't much better than riddles and a giant, sassy, talking dragon, is there? Lovely Shoujo (Nods) [V4] --- Aww thank you so much! :D

At the moment, the original is not for sale. As to if I'd make another one, I'd prefer not to recreate pieces, but I've yet to decide (as I know I could make some people very happy if I did). Lovely Shoujo (Heart for you) [V3] But I think I would like to try some other books first. I might very well make another "The Hobbit" sculpture though, either way, just perhaps a little differently, to keep things interesting. As a watcher, you'll get notice of my new art/book sculptures and also know if anything comes up for sale.

I plan to spray him with a coat of matte varnish, as well as my newer sculpture (which has not yet been posted). Simply haven't gotten around to it yet. But don't worry, he sits safe from harm atop a shelf and still looks just as he did. Lovely Shoujo Emoji (Huggy Hug) [V2]
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:iconmistress-of-solitude:
Mistress-of-Solitude Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Ooooooh. Such nice words. Well, if he ever hops up on ebay....I'll be right after it...*nods* that's too good a thing not to want.
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner 17 hours ago   General Artist
Glad to have you along for the ride. Bunny Emoji-74 (Snuggy) [V4]
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Kington92 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
THAT IS REALLY AWESOME! 
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:icontherebore:
theRebore Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  New member
That's cool
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theRebore Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  New member
That's cool
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TheREALTwilightSpark Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Toothless and Doctor Who and Lion Witch and the Wardrobe and Eragon :3
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:iconfartoomanyideas:
FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014   General Artist
Noted. :D - I think you just might enjoy one of my upcoming sculptures then.
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:icontherealtwilightspark:
TheREALTwilightSpark Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay! :D
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cari28ch3 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
that is amazing... Jawdrop 

also there were 666 comments before mine, :D
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:iconfartoomanyideas:
FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014   General Artist
Thank you! Lovely Shoujo Emoji (Huggy Hug) [V2] Thank you for changing that!
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FoXxDevilsWild Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow it's amazing!!! Awesome work!
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014   General Artist
Thank you! :D
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FoXxDevilsWild Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!! :D
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:iconfuu-illustrations:
Fuu-Illustrations Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Nice idea and work
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Pencilumbra Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Student
This is AMAZING! Absolutely amazing! I'm a little sad you had to tear up the book, but it was worth it :) . The concept is just PERFECT! oh, i want one! Easily one of my favorites!
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:iconbitter-angel-studios:
bitter-angel-studios Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
VERY cool
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:iconbusiness-student:
Business-student Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Makes me want to pick up the book again!
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:iconfartoomanyideas:
FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner May 24, 2014   General Artist
Sounds like a good idea! :D
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CheshirePerson Featured By Owner May 3, 2014
<font><font>Wow!! Amazing Extreme OMG 
So cool!!Happy Bouncer </font></font>
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solo-walker Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That is freaking awesome!!!
So cooool!!!!!
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:iconnutcase9:
Nutcase9 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Cool
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Keenan94 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
"The Awakened" Lion please! :)
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:iconfartoomanyideas:
FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014   General Artist
Am definitely considering it. Would no doubt be fun to do a lion at some point. :D      
                                                                                   :lionoid:
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SpinningWolf Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Simply amazing.
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AsliBayrak Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
:) Featured in tolkien
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014   General Artist
SO honored! Thank you! :D
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otomoton Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely amazing!  Would love to buy this.
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014   General Artist
Awww.. Thanks. :hug: Don't think I'll be selling Smaug here, but sculptures will be made to sell at some point. - - If you are really interested, you should WATCH me to be notified of anything that comes up for sale. :D
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Heroftimeandlight Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
A...adj...adebawa.... HOW IS THIS PEICE OF BEAUTY SO GEORGOUS?!?!?I think I've fainted. 
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Dimolicious Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   Artisan Crafter
I have no words for how awesome that is.....
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suriminam Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome! :D
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:iconcjett13:
cjett13 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Very Groovy work!
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:iconliltingmoone:
LiltingMoone Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 Sherlock. Definitely sherlock. Aaaaand star trek.
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:iconfartoomanyideas:
FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   General Artist
Haha, I totally understand that. :D Also my favorites on the list.
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:iconliltingmoone:
LiltingMoone Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So glad you agree! I'd love to see what you'd come up with! :iconilavplz:
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Oracle-of-Moon Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Dude ... this was the most fantastic thing..., the most brilliant idea I've seen in recent times.

And my suggestion for the next sculpture is "Zelda", Epona, Link's Skyward Sword pose (at your choice) :)
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   General Artist
Thanks. :hug: And your wish is noted.
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Heroftimeandlight Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
Can I count as a second for that notion? Cuz come on, who doesn't love a little oot? (Or a lot? )
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014   General Artist
Oh ok... haha. Course. :D
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Heroftimeandlight Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
Speaking of, I HAVE to know how you did that. Did you use paper mâché?(oh my god the word mâché looks so weird) sculpt it? I would love to learn how to make something like this.Worship 
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014   General Artist
True, it is a funny word. So is conté (similar to charcoal if you're unfamiliar). Tedious though when you need to type the words and then feel the need to find the symbols so you can spell it correctly...
It is something like paper mâché that I did. Don't think I'll reveal everything, but I'm sure straight paper mâché can get you anywhere you're inspired to go. Worship :worships2:

I'll definitely have to make a Link sculpture at some point (to appease a friend of mine if anything), so you can look forwar-skyward to that! It'd not doubt go up for sale. Jump link jump XD
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SamuelTurn-v2 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
Very cool!! Loved this new instalment and can't wait for Part 3! 
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my-immortals Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is brilliant and a very well deserved DD! Congratulations!
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:iconlunnika-horo:
Lunnika-Horo Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You cut these pages from the book????!?!?!?!?!
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Lunnika-Horo Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That seems amazing but if You print another pages it will be more better
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propyro Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
I can wish for more stuff?  Dr Who, Dante's Inferno, more Tolkien ... Hades and Persephone would be great too.  Oh man, so much awesome stuff.  Awesome work though.
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FarTooManyIdeas Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   General Artist
Noted. :D Thank you!
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