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Itsy-Bitsy Teeny-Weeny Origami

 

The Internet is full of amazing origami creations, with many modern practitioners giving a twist to this ancient art form. Few go so far as Anja Markiewicz, who makes amazing sculpture from paper, each only a few milimeters long. She focuses mostly on the natural world, making tiny rabbits and sea horses — sometimes straying into the realm of fantasy with a tiny dragon — and the occasional geometric figure. The process behind this so-called nano-origami is surely painstaking, and amazingly, she begins with pieces of paper barely an inch wide.

Her Flickr account has dozens of examples of her work, but we’ve culled what we think are some of her best creations. Read on below, and be amazed.

This one’s a little tricky: It’s a VW Bug.

The artist says this is a baby dragon, but all I see is a Hydralisk.

Can you see it? It’s a cicada.

(Anja Markiewicz via Neatorama)

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