Origami, the art of paper folding, is commonly associated with Japanese culture, but separate traditions existed in China and Europe for hundreds of years as well.
Carefully folded, a single piece of paper can take on any shape you’re willing to work out. A particularly imaginative and skilled artisan—one like origami master Satoshi Kamiya—can design unbelievably complex figures such as the praying mantis on today’s mural.
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Image credit: Flickr/Strongpaper:Origami Praying mantis
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