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Origami Dragon by BopBob Origami Dragon by BopBob
Thank you for all the positive comments on my previous deviation! Glad some of you like it =D

I had a good time making that swan, so I decided to take another shot. Asked :iconcalc: to get me one from HK seeing that she was there at the time. "Most impressive one" I said. Hence, the dragon.

I completed this in a very surprising time - 5 days. Whereas the swan took me a decent 2 weeks to fold all the bits and build. But this time, my parents were so bored they ended up folding at least a third of all the triangles required! Credits to them too =p

Won't be making any more new ones for a while. Uni starts again coming Monday. You'll have to wait till July, if not the end of the year! ^^"
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Given 2009-03-08
Origami Dragon by ~BopBob. The suggester said, "The extra touches really add to the piece and make it a little bit more than your usual origami dragon, but even without them it's an impressive bit of paper folding." ( Suggested by dottiemaggie and Featured by Kitten-of-Woe )
juliethestrange Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
koshanez Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012   Artisan Crafter
wow! cool! very well done -)
wolfluvur Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
amazing work, both the swan and dragon!

i'm an origami artist a little myself, although i'm nowhere near as good as this!
I was wondering if you could make a tutorial of how you fold the triangles?
i would actually like it if you didn't show how to assemble it if you did do a tutorial, although i'd understand if you didn't want to or didn't have the time.

Thank you, for just posting these pictures, they're inspiring!
elrik013 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010
LOOOVVVEE ITTTT! Great job! I would very much like to make this dragon for my friend as a X'mas gift. Can you please share the diagram for your dragon-- Thank you so much.

InIt2Rock Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
cutest one by far that ive seen yet XD!! its amazing :heart:
zerokids Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010
so cool. can u share the diagram of this model, please. or is there any link about this model?
if yes please send email to me:
thanks a lot. I love this model.
HeroRising Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
:worship: I just have to try this... did you use any glue to attach the legs and the head? :-? this is just priceless
itaisa Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2010
If you have diagrams back could you please mail them to
kind regards
itaisa Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
Hi pretty awsome folding is there a diagram to built the peaces and a building plan to put them together? (I normally only fold origami from 1 sheet of paper but I want to try this one ^.^)
BopBob Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010
Yea there is a diagram, but unfortunately I've lent it out to a friend =[ The folding itself is very easy, just a matter of patience. Like I said, there's about 700 pieces to make that whole dragon.
cheungb10 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2009
very nice[link]
polomeque Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2009
Hi there!! this is awesome!!! Fantastic!! Congrats!! i'm trying to do the swan but those triangles are driving me crazy...

I was wondering... where did you get the diagram? I've got 3 books od 3D origami but i haven't this one... It's a pity cause it would be a great gift for a friend.
iGrawrYuu Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
WOAH thats some awesome shit o.o
I've made the swan before so i noe how to make the triangles. Im currently attempting to make this and im almost done the trangles.
Im making it alone and im halfway dont folding the triangles. it took me a 2 days :D
Hopefully i am able to make the dragon cuz im still not quite shure on the structure.
Anyways, good job (Y)
crystal-rain-fox Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dude seriously how did you make that? i'm gonna try to make a dragon like this thats my own design, but i'm not sure where to start
Noah-is-1337-at-art Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009   Interface Designer
XxShoneSoBrightly Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
this is beautiful!! how big are these??
ADD-Dragon Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009   Digital Artist
Impressive work! :)
linkieblue92 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
WOWW. And I thought CRANES were hard to make..Very impressive! :clap:
MissHelloKitty Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing! :O
punkroc Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2009
ożesz kurwa
777whitedragoness Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009
This guy's got a lot of character. He reminds me of a happy little dog fetching a tennis ball. Looks like he'd make a wonderful pet ^_^
DrAcOpIk Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009
awesome! (Y) congrats
ArtzyBoy13 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009  Student Artist
Tis an amazing skill
xuntouchedx Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
OMG I've made that exact same dragon before as well!

Haha, nice work, though, looks awesome!!
walnetto Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Professional
The amount of work that went into this is amazing! Terrific work!
TibodinJay Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
Now that, is detailed :D I love the pearl. Nice touch :w00t:
SashaHasanisworld Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
Neat sculpture! I am always amazed at 3d works of art.
AlaraFirewing Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I made something similar to this before. But somehow the design that came with the paper just wasn't very stable and kept falling apart. I like how your design looks much more like a dragon and seems to be more stable as well.
tenko72 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
I like the details on and depth this has. The eyes and pearl are cute too.
vitametavegamin Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
O.o that's so intensely amazing
KaZe-KuRaYamI Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
wow...increible...yo hice uno parecido pero el mio era un cisne...las hojas que lo componen son iguales al mio
kamisch42 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh man...that is just so awesome!!!! :wow: I love it! :+favlove:
DameStjernelys Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
*gapes in awe at its magnificence*
Blackout6 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
Holy Hell thats amazing.

Howd you manage that?
madcomputerscientist Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Professional Artist
Soo many triangles!
Kagorae Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist
Wow, this is awsome^^ I used to do lots of oragami, but now all I remember how to do is a simple fox and a frog XD
thejerkx Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
that's an orgiami dragon.. as in paper making dragon???
*curses* that's just so good.
admiral-squee Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
Holy crapola! I can't even fold a napkin, and here, you just... wow.
Kyoru-san Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
hey, this is pretty kool.
ThiefNinja Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
O_o And I was proud of myself when I folded a rabbit ...

Amazing job! :+fav:
saintkenneth Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
wow! a mythological origami
supridiot Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
i did not believe that this is actually paper until i take a closer look!! this is brilliant!!
vesperlynd Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
pretty sweet :D
Homicidalrevolver Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
this is outrageously good.
md427 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
aww, that's so cute! did you design it?
Dark-Sapphire Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my! That is so awesome! <3
LanternKite Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
Nuts. That's seriously crazy dood. D8
Congrats on the well deserved DD. ;D
nourasiadragon Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
queenicefire Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009
[in utter shock] holy shit O.O that is the most amazing piece of origami piece i have ever seen in my whole entire life O.O
imobsessed314 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
a may zing
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