Life-size elephant created from one piece of paper , Amazing Origami artist Sipho Mabona, assistants worked six days a week for a month….
With a single sheet of paper, Sipho Mabona of Switzerland created a life-size elephant. Mind you, he used a big sheet of paper.
Taking the art of origami to the extreme, Mabona used a 50 x 50-foot-square piece of paper and, with the help of three assistants, folded and folded, and folded some more, working six days a week for a month, three to 10 hours each day.
The end result is a remarkable piece of origami artwork, currently on display in the Art Museum in Beromünster, Switzerland, where it was built.
“I’m really happy about how it turned out,” Mabona told GrindTV Outdoor in an email. “Actually, it exceeded my expectations because if you have a small rendition sometimes the proportions are good, but then when you make it larger the proportions might no more really be as good.
“But with the White Elephant the proportions where actually better. I was also worried about the thickness of the paper since it was thinner than expected. But in the end the texture of the paper looks great.”
Origami elephant created by Sipho Mabona; photo by Philipp Schmidli courtesy of Mabona
Check the amazing time-lapse video…
Source : Yahoo