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3D Origami Scarlet Macaw by Delinlea 3D Origami Scarlet Macaw by Delinlea
Oh My Gosh, after two months of hard work, I finally finished my own macaw!!! :D:D:D:D
I did it totally myself, just by looking through many many real macaw pictures, and I also watched some vids on youtube.
This was a real challenge to me, to get it right.. And So I am really proud of myself, that I actually could make this. When I started with 3DO I never thought this was possible to make with just paper!!

I hope you all like it!
And I know now, what you can do with 3DO, I learned a lot!! So You can expect more from me in the future! next project will live into the sea ;)

[edit] My First DD ever!! thank you so much for the support everyone!! :D [/edit]

this one is made out of paper origami modules, which I varnished afterwards :)
The legs are made of wire

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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-07-30
3D Origami Scarlet Macaw by *Daantjuh-3DO is one of the best examples of modular origami around, it was made with enough pieces to create realistic curves and detail. ( Suggested by sombra33 and Featured by Talty )
First of all I must say you balanced it out very nicely on 2 feel and the pose in which you shot it is awesome and couldn't be better chosen.

The only thing I can't figure out yet are the red lines around the eye that look like drawn or painted on. It kind of disturbs the picture in my eyes.

All in all I just love it! My favourite 3D Origami art so far. Actually this picture was the reason I started doing this whole Origami thing. It inspired me and I am sure it will inspire people some more! Keep up the awesome work!
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This is a masterpiece! I love this. This is by far the best 3D origami I have ever seen. I have to say, when I saw the picture, I thought it was a real bird and I was like, "Why would they put a picture of a bird under paper crafts?" Then I clicked the picture and I just got blown away.
There is just one thing. The red lines under the eyes. Is that paper of is that marker? If it is marker, maybe make it a bit bolder so that it doesnt look like a mistake.
But that is just a mere suggestion. This is beautiful and you are amazing. Keep up the good work!!
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artwithinyou Featured By Owner Edited Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
woww ! :O beautiful and you have lot of patience :)
Jackieelamm Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014
Can you please send me a tutorial or diagram of this? I would love it very much!
Delinlea Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
there's no diagram or tutorial >_<
Blandiana Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Student General Artist
:D I love it !!!! Can you send the diagram or something :D 
my email is :
Delinlea Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There's no diagram >_<

Most of my models are made without diagram, and I don't make them as well..
TasikaaA Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hay....I just want to say that you've done a wonderful job. It's so amazing what you can do just with paper. Your hard work has really paid off because this is gorgeous. I wonder if it's possible for you to take a few more detailed pictures from head to toe, because I would like to make a similar macaw based on your example here. I've just started creating 3D origami and I'm just fascinated about your macaw that I would really try to make one myself. If it's not a problem I would like to ask you if you can email me a few more pictures so that I can see more of it. Please email me on this email account : 

ps. : do you know approximately how many 3D pieces of paper did you use of each colour or just how many sheets of paper of each colour did you use and what dimension were they (A4 or something like that)

roundtower Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
* ¡¡¡Muchas felicidades por su Daily Deviation!!!
¡Fantástico trabajo! Lo hemos destacado dentro de la carpeta "Featured nº 3 o Destacados nº 3" en Special-Groups. (Es la carpeta donde se exhiben los mejores trabajos del grupo).:painter: 

* Congratulations on the Daily Deviation!!!
Fantastic work! Featured in Special-Groups in folder Featured nº 3. (Best works of the group).Tolyya French painter 
Delinlea Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you~~ ^^
icsm1820 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
this is amazing. :wow: can you send me some instructions for making this?
and if you can help me with some tutorials for making 3DO.
thanks a lot :*
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