Lifelike Origami Artwork In The Wild [Photos]

We have previously featured a collection of splendid artwork by Won Park, a brilliant origami artist who specializes in turning dollar bills into lifelike creations. This time around, we have found an origami artist that goes by the username of FoldedWilderness who likes to make lifelike origami animals and photograph them in their natural surroundings.

In this post, we have selected 12 origami animals to showcase what FoldedWilderness can do. Even without the facial details, the creator can depend solely on the color of the paper and the mere shape of his or her origami skills to create some pretty awesome paper-folding masterpieces.

70 Beautiful Examples of Origami Paper Art

70 Beautiful Examples of Origami Paper Art

Origami originates from Japan, and in Japanese, Ori means paper, and kami(gami) means folding. There are various types... Read more

A Donkey’s Journey

Folded from a single sheet of paper, this donkey is ready to take the first step in its journey – well, it would if it could move.

a donkey's journey
Autumn Blue Jay

The secret to producing all the gorgeous colors on these origami animals is that the artist painted them with acrylics beforehand.

autumn blue jay
Flower Child Fox

Foxes are usually way larger but come on, look at that? What can you complain about?

flower child fox
Jack Russel Terrier

A dramatic result of precise origami combined with professional photography skills.

jack russel terrier
A Landscape More Beautiful

The majestic stallion watches over the forest.

a landscape more beautiful
Playing the Fox

Good things come in pairs, they say. That’s definitely true when it comes to origami animals.

playing the fox
Singing Cardinal

A lot of skill and effort has been put in to produce this prodigious piece.

singing cardinal
Spring Arisen

An origami rabbit blending seamlessly into its natural surroundings.

spring arisen
The Howling Wolf

They say good photos would leave an impression on you, but the best photos would tell you stories. This definitely belongs to the latter.

the howling wolf
‘Tis the Season! Yes, even origami animals enjoy the season of giving!
tis the season
Where the Antelope Play

Believe it or not, this is the first origami animal that FoldedWilderness ever made using hand-painted paper.

where the entelope play
A Wild Chocobo Appears

This one is for all the fans of Final Fantasy’s Chocobo!

a wild chocobo appears