My name is Louise Cassidy and I love creating paper characters. I first started origami 3 years ago and quickly discovered that I could combine this with my other love of all things pop culture.


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Whenever I see a character in a film or TV show, instead of concentrating on the plot line, my mind wanders into how I could recreate it. By using various paper techniques such as origami, crumpling to create a tree bark texture for Baby Groot or paper cutting tiny feather wings for Maleficent, I set about recreating them.

The hardest part is making the character identifiable, each origami model is only an inch tall, so making sure they have the right detail is important. Details such as David Bowie's lightning bolt, the height of Egon Spengler's hair or photographing the finished model in a way that would capture Deadpool's confident stance. Making the models can take anything from 30 minutes to a couple of hours. 

I also create mini-animations using a combination of origami and digital art backgrounds which I regularly post to my Instagram. 

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#1 Baby Groot

Baby Groot

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Zanthe 1 month ago

This is SO cute and detailed! Love your work!

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#2 Deadpool

Deadpool

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Full Name 1 month ago

Perfect

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#3 Maleficent

Maleficent

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Nini Meow 4 weeks ago

And its magnificent

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#4 The Little Prince

The Little Prince

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Ryan Friant 4 weeks ago

This is great and reminds me of the animation that's on Netflix of this story!

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#5 Baby Groot

Baby Groot

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Nini Meow 4 weeks ago

I just love the development

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#6 Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

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Queen Unicorn 4 weeks ago

EDWARD SCISSOR HANDSSSS

#9 No Face

No Face

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StrangeStars 4 weeks ago

Imagining that sound it makes now.

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#10 Robb Stark

Robb Stark

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Zanthe 1 month ago

RIP.

#11 Jon Snow

Jon Snow

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Oscar Betancourt 4 weeks ago

You know nothing, Jon Snow.

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#13 Yoda

Yoda

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WahooCheese 4 weeks ago

Beautiful origami it is.

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#15 Pennywise

Pennywise

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Nini Meow 4 weeks ago

Still scary

#17 Ariel

Ariel

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Nini Meow 4 weeks ago

How do you do this? So beautiful

#19 Moomin

Moomin

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Pasca Mouse 4 weeks ago

I love Moomin❤💕

#21 Marge Simpson

Marge Simpson

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StrangeStars 4 weeks ago

Love that hair XD

#22 "The Shining" Twins

"The Shining" Twins

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WahooCheese 4 weeks ago

Do you want to come play with us?

#25 Dire Wolf And White Raven

Dire Wolf And White Raven

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MnM2520 2 weeks ago

Caw caw mothafuka

#26 The Night King

The Night King

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Jef Bateman 1 month ago

That's really cool. How did you get the eyes to glow like that?

#28 Yoda

Yoda

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Xavier Vanysacker 1 month ago

Yoda on holiday in the Swiss alps and playing alphorn

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