Russian Artist Creates a Pop-Up Homage to Her Favorite Book

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Maria Chernakova, also known as Mary Komary, created this pop-up version of one of her favorite books, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings by Caspar Henderson.

The book is basically a guide to the real animal natural history and it covers animals that are so fantastic they seem mythological. Chernakova’s interpretation includes plenty of pop-ups, charts, and hand-drawn illustrations. The one copy that she made is divided into two volumes and has 10 pop-up figures.

Chernakova shares her work on Instagram and Behance, so make sure to check it out if you like the pictures below.

Звери мои, давно не виделись

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Бумажно прирученный сверхглазастый злодей

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Морские чёртики бумажных неглубин

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Время почесать пузико краба, привет

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