Most of us are probably familiar with the geometric type of origami, however, only a few know that this paper art can also be produced with curved paper forms using a difficult art technique known as “wet-folding”. This 3D sculpting technique requires a lot of patience and skill so there are not a lot of artists who have mastered it.

One Vietnamese artist (previously here and here on Bored Panda) has loved paper folding ever since he was just a boy. As he grew older, he kept up the origami art practice and joined the Vietnam Origami Group forum. There he met a lot of fellow artists who shared the same passion and inspired him to try the unique art of wet-folding. With this technique, Hoang Tien Quyet now creates origami paper animals with elegant forms who have their heads tilted and wings ready to fly.

This paper art form pioneered by Japanese origamist Akira Yoshizawa uses wet paper so Quyet has to be extremely careful folding the paper because if there’s too much water, the paper will simply rip apart. This cool art technique formed his unique origami approach and style as his astonishing origami figures seem to pop out of mere sheets of paper! “I like working with new and fresh ideas, and always try to breathe life and my personality into my models,” he writes on his website. “I hope people can also feel that from my work.”

More info: Instagram | Facebook | htquyet.origami.vn

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Lion

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Canada crazy
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1 year ago

this is great!!! (better than i could ever fold)

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Fox

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Kailyn Patin
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1 year ago

I love foxes and this is amazing!

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Horse

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

nice choice of colors. its really pretty

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Dolphin

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

I like the way he did the wave

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Buffalo

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Canada crazy
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1 year ago

its like one of the jack link's mascot but gray

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Unknown

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

unknown? thats a antelope

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Tiger

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eehhh it would look better with colors

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Cherry Blossom

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

ooooo this looks awesome! hang it on your wall

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Quill Pen

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Kailyn Patin
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1 year ago

love this

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Horse

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

like a statue

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Pelicans

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Olga Posedaru
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1 year ago

Oh my, the little feeeeeet <3

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Rooster

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Pillowhead
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1 year ago

beautiful

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Swan

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NaeNae Van de Loo
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1 year ago

It kind of also looks like a Phoenix.

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

d'awww thats cute

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glorytherainwing
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took me a second to find the head. If u look closely, the ear makes it look like its a duckling's head looking to the right

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Little Brothers

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Kailyn Patin
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1 year ago

aw!!

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glorytherainwing
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owls are just pillows filled with seething hatred

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Shining Star

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Pillowhead
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1 year ago

Oooo this looks like its hard to do

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Blue Whale

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

very well done

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Pig

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ispeak catanese
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1 year ago

Oh Lawd he comin'!

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Butterfly

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

love love love it

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Killer Whale

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Swan

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Shining Star

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

oh my lord! this is awesome!!!

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Seagull

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Owl

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

Beauty

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Little Rabbit

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Pig

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Canada crazy
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1 year ago

oink

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Rhino

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Clydesdale

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Kayla Stracener
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1 year ago

mejestic

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Nude

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glorytherainwing
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the title makes me uncomfortable...and by uncomfortable, i mean not right. im not a horny person. why am i getting down votes?

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Smile

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

just need eyes and a noes

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Elephant

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Canada crazy
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1 year ago

its worth more than $50 now :)

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Owl

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

that better

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Fluffy Cat

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glorytherainwing
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1 year ago

garfield?

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Cherry Blossom

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EllieGirl
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1 year ago

i am seeing 2020 though

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Santa Claus

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Bayern Munich

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Canada crazy
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1 year ago

great detail!

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