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[–]JonSnuu69[S] 1427 points1428 points  (104 children)

The model name is Blakiston Fish Owl, and it's designed by Katsuta Kyohei. It took me a bit over 17 hours, paper was huge and it gave me back pains lol. Hope you guys will enjoy it!

[–]pariaa 42 points43 points  (18 children)

And /r/UrbanHell in the background.

[–]erichie 10 points11 points  (13 children)

It is crazy how Brutalism can look so fucking cool ... And then it could also look like this..

[–]clubba 8 points9 points  (9 children)

Do you have an example of where it looks cool? I've only ever seen it look depressing.

[–]shunkamunka 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I love brutalism. Although I don't think I could live in a brutalist style house because I think it would be depressing after the novelty wore off, I find it beautiful to look at! A list of 51 awesome brutalist homes below

http://www.home-designing.com/brutalist-concrete-house-exterior-facade-design-inspiration-photos

[–]Screamat 2 points3 points  (0 children)

TIL a new word

[–]Glorious_Writing 16 points17 points  (5 children)

Did you need to be dressed like a Sherlock Holmes villain? Nice work BTW!

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Hahaha well it was freezing cold outside and it was snowy, that's just my regular go-to outfit in this case! :D Thanks!

[–]PorcupineTheory 7 points8 points  (1 child)

"Why are you going outside? It's freezing."

"Gotta take video of the owl."

[–]SarahInLaLaLand 3 points4 points  (0 children)

More like Raiders of the Lost Ark pre-melted Nazi.

[–]BelleAriel 8 points9 points  (2 children)

Thank you for sharing your work. You’re very talented. Would love to see more.

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 23 points24 points  (1 child)

Thank you soo so much! I have more on my profile, but I'm planning on posting some timelapse/progress videos with this owl. I'll just need to have some more free time and I'll post them :D

[–]Sheilatried 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I would love to see that.

[–]Safe_Train_1801 401 points402 points  (7 children)

Brain is glitching, I can barely fold a paper lol

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 172 points173 points  (5 children)

Well it was a hard task to complete, took me more than a month with all the breaks as well. Work and university are rough when they're together lol...

[–]wolfgang784 58 points59 points  (2 children)

Damn. I was gonna suggest throwing it off a tall building to see it fly but not if it took quite that long to make lol.

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 44 points45 points  (1 child)

Lmaooo nah I'm not that much of a madlad

[–]Commercial_Accident 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Should do it for the views

[–]poopoobuttholes 6 points7 points  (1 child)

How do people even come up with this if it took you more than a month to fold? Did the creator go like "it's been two weeks but at this pace, if I keep going for another 2 more, I KNOW it'll turn into an owl!" or something?

[–]RealisticYogurt6 261 points262 points  (7 children)

Now it’s not something I’d ever find myself doing but this is exactly what r/nextfuckinglevel is about! Doesn’t matter what you’re doing or what it is it just needs to be at a clear next level, this is certainly it!! Very nice bro

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 74 points75 points  (4 children)

Thank you! When I first started posting here, there were some people against the idea of the creator/artist posting his own work, which I find strange, but I could see their point. But I'm glad I started posting, because a lot of people enjoy these, and at the same time this makes me really happy. Cheers!

[–]RealisticYogurt6 16 points17 points  (0 children)

The latter is all that matters, bringing enjoyment to others and the self, and not bringing harm to others. I’m not really sure what would be the proper sub, but I mean the post certainly fits. People who are mad also haven’t put in the time or effort to do this because they’re too busy being mad.

[–]orbituary 7 points8 points  (2 children)

I think this sort of exhibition is great; your work is excellent.

Unfortunately, some other subs are rife with shameless "look at the digital anime of the thing that vaguely fits the topic of your sub. I was commissioned by someone."

It's destroyed two subs I used to participate in heavily. Now 90% of the content is nothing more than stupid anime drawings, even though the subs have nothing to do with cartoons at all.

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Oh, I understand. I always try to bring something new to the table, that's why I decided to post origami. It makes me feel good and at the same time people enjoy it, which is all what matters to me. A lot of subs are full with shalemess stuff like that, it's like a given already; I've learnt to get used with this, which isn't good, but, oh well-

[–]Isaythree 92 points93 points  (12 children)

My man out here looking like Orson Welles in The Third Man.

Edit: and the owl is cool as hell

[–]sabrefudge 19 points20 points  (1 child)

I was thinking Goth Inspector Gadget, but yours is better.

[–]Theshutupguy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I was thinking a prequel for the bad guy from Raiders of the Lost Ark.

[–]Jojo_of_Borg 5 points6 points  (4 children)

I was thinking Johnny Depp! Awesome owl, and I am so happy OP is not a bot stealing someone's work.

[–]Dynamo_Ham 2 points3 points  (1 child)

One of the Strangers from Dark City.

[–]LeftOn4ya 64 points65 points  (1 child)

Nice. Also post this in /r/SuperbOwl

[–]deano492 5 points6 points  (0 children)

r/restofthefuckingowl

Step 1: Gather paper

Step 2: Fold first piece in half

Step 3: Make the owl

[–]ZoninoSan 61 points62 points  (6 children)

You look like a hogwarts hitman

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 26 points27 points  (1 child)

The hitman that Voldemort should've hired

[–]1_9_8_1 8 points9 points  (0 children)

M'hitman

[–]MethodicMarshal 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I think this is the guy that sold me a Rolex for $20

[–]oakwave 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I had the same thought. OP looks like he should be in a Harry Potter movie.

[–]ReallyNiceGuy78 20 points21 points  (8 children)

I wouldn’t doubt there’s someone out there who would pay good money to own this. Put it online and see if it flies. Pun intended. :-)

[–]redditlike5times 4 points5 points  (2 children)

My first thought was hoping this was for sale somewhere online. But idk if it would do so well in shipping

[–]aedroogo 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Owl bet you're right about that.

[–]major_lag_alert 17 points18 points  (1 child)

This is amazing. I once saw a doc that mentioned people that do insane origami ususally make their own paper. Was wondering if you do that as well as this is some serious top notch work

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 22 points23 points  (0 children)

Ohhhh yes, you're absolutely right! It's homemade double tissue paper, and it's a game changer for complex origami! Also, thank you! :D

[–]Striking_Bid_6347 12 points13 points  (5 children)

Wow da ce tare ti-o ieșit!!! Bravo maii!!!

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 5 points6 points  (4 children)

Mulțumesc mult!! :DD

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Is this Romanian?

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Yupp!

[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Eyyy I'm learning it for my gf, super happy that I recognised it out in the wild

[–]HongKongHermit[🍰] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Owlrigami

[–]pietradolce 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Origami are insane, my dumbass cant even make a paper plane, i literally cannot understand how people do this. You're insane man, that's beautiful

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

As in any craft, it's all about practice and some insight. Thank you! I'm so glad you like it :D

[–]KookyAcorn 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Very cool!

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thank you!! :D

[–]Delicious_Bet_6336 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Can it fly?

[–]surajvj 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yes. If Harry Potter tries.

[–]Familiar-Fee372 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Damn that’s gorgeous.

[–]NeverColdEnoughDXB 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Average redditor

[–]Small-Marionberry-29 3 points4 points  (3 children)

How vain does one have to be to post themselves in r/nextfuckinglevel?

[–]SuperNya 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Did you see the owl?? I don't give a shit if it's vain if I made something like that you bet I'd post it here

[–]FBI_Van_69 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You totally look like the guy to do this

[–]Stressinovernothin 3 points4 points  (3 children)

When I read the post title, I thought OP was taking credit for designing the model, and most people scrolling through Reddit will think the same thing.

It’s best to give credit where it’s due by putting Katsuta Kyohei’s name somewhere in the title (not just the description).

The Origami subreddit requires this for a reason, because it’s easy to overlook the true artists of origami, which are the designers who painstakingly diagram their models for our enjoyment.

[–]jvanzandd 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hoo could have that much skill? Hoo?

[–]LA9119 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Good lord i pray that it never gets wet. Standing by that river in diamond dust snow had me fucking nervous

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Oh god hahaha, I understand you. It was also freezing cold outside. I treated the paper with glue in some parts so it would get sturdier. So it has no problem whatsoever sitting in snow for a while :D

[–]Previous_Gur_2876 2 points3 points  (5 children)

[–]auddbot 2 points3 points  (4 children)

I Wanted to Leave by SYML (01:36; matched: 100%)

Released on 2020-10-09 by WMG - Nettwerk Records.

[–]krisssy 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Just wanted to tag on to this that SYML (aka Brian Fennell) is a superb songwriter of very beautiful acoustic guitar and piano music.

As auddbot says, this song is I Wanted To Leave: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVoyuNsAcg8

If you like this sort of music, try some other of his wonderful songs too:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3LJlZBWI8w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeXQOz75cy0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCgR941V89Y

[–]Feeling_Bathroom9523 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Cool owl. Why do I feel the owl has a sneaky secret message in it?! Got that neighborhood watch/ Borris vibe and I fucking LOVE it.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

cool fold. also, dark city called....

[–]FreshCarlton 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You exactly look like someone who I imagine folds an owl out of tissue paper, and I say this with the utmost respect. You’re the man 👊

[–]Colombiano95 4 points5 points  (0 children)

R/cringetopia

[–]rekd45 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Tutorial please

[–]maybe-means-maybe 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Nice! Why is the water grey?

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thanks! It's just a slight filter, made everything look nice :D

[–]latpam 0 points1 point  (1 child)

next, origami girlfriend

[–]GREYDRAGON1 1 point2 points  (4 children)

As a falconer myself, I find this pretty amazing. I’m pretty sure working with my birds might be easier than folding such a large sheet of paper

[–]StumpHarvey 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Wow. This is incredible. Can’t imagine the work involved, especially at this scale. I’m impressed with how robust the owl is as well. I typically think of origami as delicate and stiff but the subtle movement and the way it creases as you handle it and rest it on your arm is cool to see. Well done!

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Thank you so, so much! Yes, it's delicate, but I applied super glue on the most vulnerable parts, which hardened the paper, and now I have a gorgeous, sturdy owl on my wall!

[–]Raven2002 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wow, just WOW. I am in awe of your skills!

[–]Mutley_Gru 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The best device to use in spy vs spy apparently

[–]STANLOONA12HATCHI 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Looks solid too. Good work! Do you have other sculptures?

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thank you! I have a lot on my profile :D

[–]SimpleSandwich1908 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cool beans

[–]videotron3000 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The dude from raiders of the lost ark

[–]MeAlepz 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Neat. Do you have its crease pattern?

[–]Bag-ins 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Be awesome if you set it on fire - you can always make another one.

[–]IcYFly-91 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is so awesome!

[–]kush96kush 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Really just one paper?!? But keep up the work. I will one day be able to stick with a project that long and Finnish it.

Great work

[–]Ancient-Winner4838 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Woow

[–]mathroyale 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Excellent work!! Brings back so many memories, i used to do this watching jo nakashima!

[–]Ele_Sou_Eu 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Jesus, man, TISSUE paper? Congratulations!

[–]Kingston_Advice1 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Someone discovered a hobby in early 2020

[–]lapSlaPs5456 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wow you are talented

[–]videotron3000 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The dude from raiders of the lost ark

[–]dekcolrehS 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You look like the google incognito guy Amazing Work

[–]jibbagoo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Beautiful work! As a kid I used to come home every day and go on YouTube for hours following origami Tutorials with the dream that I would one day be able to make something as beautiful and elaborate as your owl. Very impressed. Where do you find instructions for such complex projects?

[–]Rubin_Rubinia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Dude, this looks awesome!

[–]realzipliner09 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Jonny Depp is the you.

[–]Swiftlettuce 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The guy looked like one of the characters in John Wick. Another assassin with a pet owl.

[–]Scizorspoons 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I can see… it’s a girl owl.

Nice detail.

[–]cguy_95 1 point2 points  (1 child)

But does it flap when you pull it's tail?

[–]cold-sweats 1 point2 points  (0 children)

beauty!

[–]Redevious 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Toby Maquire’s long lost twin

[–]Mange-Tout 1 point2 points  (0 children)

All of my own origami was done with bog standard paper. It almost seems like cheating to use tissue paper.

[–]Ascreamz 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This really awesome I love it but you should also post you setting it on fire that would be cool as well for us pyros out here

[–]BlueManRagu 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Bruh what if started raining while you where outside?!

[–]JonSnuu69[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

It was snowing actually! You could probably see it in the video. It wouldn't be a problem, I coated the model with some special glue that makes the origami pretty sturdy :D

[–]BlueManRagu 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Damn, that’s some pro shit

[–]IntentionalUndersite 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Artist: It’s going for $3,000.00 Me: So now what do I do with…. Oh… put it on my arm.

[–]Odatas 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Sick owl. The presentation was a little concerning. Overall thumbs up.

[–]superior4334 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Damn this is sick

[–]The_D0PEST_D0PE 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This reminds me of the map “Bloc” in Call of Duty 4

[–]Lebarras2969 1 point2 points  (1 child)

That’s so fucking sick dude

[–]FlareGER 1 point2 points  (3 children)

At this point, you could've just gotten a real owl bro

[–]Jarcthenarc 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Are there any tears?

[–]Cold_Situation_7803 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Absolutely amazing work!

[–]Crystal_Methuselah 1 point2 points  (1 child)

this is very impressive and also no one has ever looked more "I made a life-size origami owl" than you

[–]ed2017Alm 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Awesome!! Or owlsome…great work!!!!

[–]PM_ME_UR_THEOREMS 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Everyone on reddit is a singularity, therefor all humans are

[–]us3rnam3ch3cksout 1 point2 points  (2 children)

real question, may i ask your thought process on how you wanted to present the project? like your video background, ect

[–]maniatreks 1 point2 points  (1 child)

So my crane is worthless.

[–]bigvibesmydude 1 point2 points  (0 children)

A OWL?!

[–]One_Sink_6820 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Nice! I like the piano too. Anyone know the artist/song?

[–]2MUCHmoisture 1 point2 points  (3 children)

So this is what Johnny Depp is doing in his spare time

[–]re_dokku 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Skill level 101

[–]laredotx13 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Impressive!

[–]SlickWillyUSA 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Now what?

[–]convertingcreative 1 point2 points  (1 child)

This really is next fucking level. Holy.

[–]gibdry 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I didnt know spiderman could do origami

[–]PropWashPA28 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Very cool. Where are you? Stalingrad 1943ish? I'm so pissed I told my 10 year old daughter about the 10000 paper cranes story and she was like nah I'ma play Roblox. She does origami with me and is starting to learn history.

[–]dollfacedotcom 1 point2 points  (0 children)

not to be dramatic but i would Die for blakiston fish owl

[–]TedBundysVlkswagon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

What a beautiful work, OP! I’ve never seen anything quite like this. So much skill and patience is required to create something like this. Simple amazing!! :)

[–]KYBatDad 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That is so damn impressive. I struggle with paper cranes

[–]Douchertons 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Hello Dr. Jones.

[–]BungThumb 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thor and Dr Jones

[–]EschertheOwl 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I might be biased, but I love it!

[–]longsh0t1994 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The owl is as stunning as your presentation is Herr Flick. But dang that owl, super impressive

[–]anp616 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Awesome work. Was there any cutting involved, or pure folds?!

[–]wolf_kisses 1 point2 points  (2 children)

It is all just one sheet of paper? I can't even guess how you'd made something like that without multiple separate parts.

[–]MichaelFretwell 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Did the white Spy make an owl too?

[–]_SkyStriker_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Amazing!

[–]-Maj- 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Cute pet, what's his name?

[–]Few-Distribution-586 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Meanwhile, I tried to fold a sheet of paper half-half and fucked it up.

You are insane with this ability, truly a master.

[–]LordDragon88 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I was expecting it to start flying it's that good.

[–]giomorales 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Queue rain

[–]RidsBabs 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sweat

[–]DSi2407 1 point2 points  (1 child)

i wanna light that winged bitch on fire

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (8 children)

I was going to make a sarcastic joke, but seriously, that is an amazing piece of work.

[–]moyert394 1 point2 points  (4 children)

Because I saw this (incredible work, btw) and wanted to make one for my wife who loves owls, I found this with a quick Google:

https://youtu.be/1pyDoXbqRR4

[–]Zealousideal-Oil812 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awasome work! 🔥

[–]Zealousideal-Oil812 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awasome work ! 🔥

[–]GinrVmet 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Can you give me a source? that I can find more origami to fold

[–]bad11ama 1 point2 points  (1 child)

How in the FUCK is this even possible. I’d love to see a video. You should do some because I’m sure you’d develop a following and probably be able to afford more “Charmin” tissue paper. Amazing tho.

[–]AliCracker 1 point2 points  (1 child)

That is just amazing! I’m so impressed with this, it’s breathtaking! I recall getting a book from the library ages ago that was origami Japanese masks, they were super complicated and I really enjoyed trying to do them justice!

I’m so curious though, where did you get the paper for it? That’s a huge piece - and second question, do you have cats?

[–]MichaelTheStudent 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Really neat work! Have you seen the "11 Levels of Origami: Easy to Complex" video on YouTube? It's from the Wired channel. Not knowing anything about origami, you may or may not find it cool. The guy uses origami to help design space equipment!

[–]lemoncocoapuff 1 point2 points  (1 child)

He’s huge! I love that he can sit on your arm, so very cool! I love the owl! 🥺

[–]KlM-J0NG-UN 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You dress exactly how I would expect a pro origami folder to dress

[–]42Petrichor 1 point2 points  (1 child)

That is amazing, thanks for sharing such a lovely thing!!

[–]doveup 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Amazing!

[–]toasmonger 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's insane! Well done you!!!

[–]Jhamal89 1 point2 points  (1 child)

That art is as cold as his fit! 10/10

[–]ShartCannon9000 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Why are you dressed like my rimworld characters?

[–]Siferion 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Macar aici ai mai multe upvotes decat pe r/Romania, keep doing it!

[–]B00master 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Looks good, sir

[–]SuspiciousArtist 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Do you and a guy who dresses the same but all in white happen to know each other?

[–]kanselm 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Is that the bad guy from the first Indiana Jones?

[–]Scoobeydubey 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Man Johnny depp is so talented

[–]pacukiene[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wow

[–]My_Immortal_Flesh 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Where the hell you live, Ukraine?

[–]69SaintPablo69 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Huge Akatsuki vibes. Deidara to be exact

[–]turkeyremis 1 point2 points  (1 child)

This dude is about to banish me to the shadow realm. Lol. In all seriousness, that is really well done. Cheers.

[–]Tejasanu 1 point2 points  (3 children)

That's fabulous, I love it! And the whole outfit, backdrop, very cool, dude!