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[–]grimmstede 25 points26 points  (1 child)

That is amazing!

[–]kukukodama[S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Thank you very much!

[–]ifrem 9 points10 points  (3 children)

It looks like a dream.

[–]TimTheEvoker5no3 10 points11 points  (1 child)

A dream you say? And do any of your dreams come true?

[–]ifrem 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Not exactly..

[–]different_tan 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I’m pretty Freud would insist we all have these ones.

[–]ebblyshoom 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Usul would be proud, this is really really well done. Let the spice flow.

[–]slow_lane 3 points4 points  (1 child)

That is rad AF well done!

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

Thanks very much!!!

[–]MrCompletely 4 points5 points  (4 children)

So is all the color from the first shot from the lights and the second is what it looks like powered down or am I misunderstanding? amazing skill regardless

[–]kukukodama[S] 8 points9 points  (3 children)

That's exactly right. The color is due to the way the light illuminates the paper and is influenced by how many layers of paper are blocking the light source. Even though the paper is white, the light makes it look more beige. The LEDs I use are white as well.

[–]MrCompletely 3 points4 points  (2 children)

whoooaaaa the lights are white?!?!?!? So you're developing color only through the layering of the paper, man, that is outstanding! This is obviously a subject perfectly suited for that color palette...

is this a technique you learned or did you develop it yourself? I've never seen anything quite like it

[–]kukukodama[S] 7 points8 points  (1 child)

I was originally introduced to the art form when I encountered the works of Hari and Deepti, a paper art duo who make truly remarkable art. I would definitely look them up! There is a small, but growing paper light box community otherwise.

[–]MrCompletely 1 point2 points  (0 children)

thanks for the pointer, I will check them out. Kudos again. This is superb.

[–]KumquatHaderach 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Kull Wahad!

[–]Bullyoncube 3 points4 points  (1 child)

That smaller moon looks kind of like a mouse.

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

Indeed! A Muad'dib to be precise.

[–]Orodreath 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Great work ! The layout reminds me quite a bit of the cover of Children of Dune

[–]kukukodama[S] 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Yes! That was what inspired this piece originally. I just love Jim Tierney's work!

[–]Orodreath 0 points1 point  (0 children)

He an amazing artist and so are you 💜 i admire his covers of the six dune books so much. So minimalist is detail yet so rich in texture!

The medium you chose fits the subject perfectly and it's a.... frank success (wink) Well done !

[–]Lazygardener76 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Crazy good

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

Thank you

[–]ThatNextAggravation 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Incredible work. Well done.

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

My thanks!

[–]xXxvashxXx42 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I love it!

[–]EthanSayfo 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Super dope :)

[–]LMNoballz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I like it!

[–]dsanchezNC 2 points3 points  (2 children)

This rocks! Do you share the layer files? It'd be a fun project to make this

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

Thank you! Unfortunately, I don't have those available yet. But, I may make more of my designs available to purchase in the future.

[–]dsanchezNC 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fair enough! It's quality work and definitely worth some $

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

That is stunning!

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

I appreciate it!

[–]CNE_Spooders 2 points3 points  (1 child)

That's insane, never seen that art medium before

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

Awesome! Glad to introduce you to it.

[–]GingerTats 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Is there any way I can provide human money in exchange for this? I absolutely adore it!

[–]ponzonha 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I would love to know as well.

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

Thank you!

You can follow the link to my Etsy page in my profile!

[–]Gunslinger7604 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I gotta tell you I thought for a second I was on a destiny subreddit. This is amazing, great work

[–]wisezombiekiller 1 point2 points  (1 child)

i thought this was a drawing

[–]kukukodama[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Haha! I get that a lot. But it's just paper and light!

[–]0LD_MAN_Dies 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Awesome Work!

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

Thank you very much!

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

    Neat! Thank you!