First Cut Is The Deepest

Michigan-based artist Thomas Allen creates exceptional lively and entertaining illustrations using figures that he cuts and folds from secondhand and castaway books. Some of his earlier book art was based on the always saucy cover art from pulp fiction paperback novels of the 1950s and 60s. His newest work is more lighthearted, less provocative, but still very clever. Check-out his website to learn more .

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4 Responses to First Cut Is The Deepest

  1. restlessjo says:

    So clever! Got a favourite? I like the boat and those elegant ladies.

  2. I’m partial to the old pulp paperback covers

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