Origami like any other detailed form of art requires a lot of patience, eye for detail and loads of creativity thinking. But you need to be really good at it to make big money. Meet Jeffrey Nishinaka, a 52-year old Los Angeles based artist who used moulds paper based art with the right lighting to create amazing origami art work in 3D. While his art sells for anything between $1,530 and $25,490, his largest creation a 20 feet high, 20 feet wide and 10 feet deep tree set up complete with grass, leaves, birds and fishes earned him a whopping $ 101,985. More images after the jump.
This tree was crafted for the ANA Hotel Tokyo, Japan and was placed in the lobby as a part of their 5th anniversary celebrations. Apart from a lot of accolades and praise, the masterpiece also earned Nishinaka an award the Dimensional Illustrators Awards Show, New York, 1992.
[Papersculpture And Telegraph]