Newspaper Animal Sculptures: the ultimate test of patience!

These incredible sculptures are meticulously created by Japanese paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama who uses rolled strips of wet newspaper to create the impressive pieces.

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More than anything else, I’m particular about the realistic feel of the animals… Animals that live in nature are equal to us in the sense that we live together on this planet. Sometimes they sleep. Sometimes they eat. They are living ordinary everyday lives just like us. I would like keep insisting on reality and producing my life-sized work as much as possible in order to convey their lives.

The detail is insane. I have no idea how she has the patience… I would love to see these up-close, in real life. Come to London!

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