A paper at rest will never move unless meeting Haruki Nakamura. Artist and designer Haruki Nakamura uses a type of automated paper puppet called a karakuri that has hidden inner mechanisms. This mean when pressed, prodded or dropped on certain places, the paper(or called puppets.) come alive. Nakamura’s craft mixes that tradition with kirigami, an art that combines paper cutting with origami or paper folding. No matter how you trigger its mechanism, something unexpected happen. !!BOMB!! The evil puppets who well camouflaged will amazing pop-up in front of you. Check out these amazing paper animal puppets below.
Well, More amusing origami creations from his book Paper Mechanism: Let’s play with Kamikara! Nakamura has been putted on those fun paper animal puppets in his online shop, they’re available only in Japan at present. If the kirigami that inspired your origami interest, check out How to Make Mechanical Paper Models That Move or Origami Paper Toys that Walk, Jump, Spin, Tumble and Amaze if you’re overseas. More info. About Haruki Nakamura, follow his facebook.
A sheep wearing wolf’s clothing
sheep wearing wolf’s clothing
Cat Box. Suprise!!!
Wolf snaps sheep. Help!!!!
Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura, He was pioneer in the field which turning a stationary kirigami into unexpected and unusual moving ways.
Nakamura was inspired by The Art Of Folding & Cutting Paper.