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Wood Duck Couple by FoldedWilderness
Wood Duck Couple
Wood duck couples are particularly affectionate this time of the year; which means we are going to see the young ones coming out in a few short weeks.
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(Origami) Frog and Toad are friends by FoldedWilderness
(Origami) Frog and Toad are friends
“Frog, why do you keep looking out of the window?” asked Toad.
“Because now I am waiting for the mail,” said Frog.
“But there will not be any,” said Toad.
“Oh, yes there will,” said Frog, “because I have sent you a letter.”
“You have?” said Toad. “What did you write in the letter?”
Frog said, “I wrote ‘Dear Toad, I am glad that you are my best friend.  Your best friend, Frog.’”
“Oh,” said Toad, “that makes a very good letter.”

Then Frog and Toad went out onto the front porch to wait for the mail. They sat there, feeling happy together. 

                 From the Children's book: Frog and Toad are Friends.   Arnold Lobel 1970



The Toad did not want to be friends with my frog at first and tried to hop away.
 I put it a bit further out and it hopped towards it this time and they sat there holding hands for a short minute.
After a few pictures, the toad went back towards the woods; a little confused as to what happened but, with a good story to tell.
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Sitting Origami Cat by FoldedWilderness
Sitting Origami Cat
This is an origami sitting cat, as designed by Fumiaki Kawahata.

I folded it from a square of paper, painted on both sides with acrylics.
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Summer Arctic Fox by FoldedWilderness
Summer Arctic Fox

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - Anton Chekhov

When we think of an arctic fox, the first image that comes to mind is of their wintry snow-white coat they are famous for.
They however spend all Summer in a much shorter and darker coat that suits them for the warmer days without snow.

This is an origami version of a Summer Arctic fox.
It was folded from a single square of paper (roughly 14 inches) painted of a different color each side before folding.

I used the model of a Coyote by Richard Odeja Soto as a base and made my way from there.
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Golden Eagle by FoldedWilderness
Golden Eagle

“The imagination is the golden pathway to everywhere.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - Terence McKenna


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Question about a change in focus

Journal Entry: Thu Mar 6, 2014, 6:49 AM


I have just replied to a question by rainylake about my recent long absence from DeviantArt and this made my wonder about possibly returning soon.

The only problem is that I have not been doing Origami in some time now and while I plan to return to them in the future, right now that leaves me with only a few unpublished images from the previous years.


What I have been doing recently is trying to take wildlife photography.   I enjoy 'the hunt' and being in nature very much, so I have been spending my spare time on this a lot.


So then my question is this:

Would it be fine if I started posting my less terrible wildlife pictures?        (which are mainly birds, since they are everywhere and easier to get close to)


Or should I just start a new account for these?



Lastly, since I have been away for several months, I did not take time to thank people who commented and gave 'favorites' to my works so I would like to do so now:

Thank you very much to everyone who stopped by and showed they enjoy my works, it's always appreciated. 

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:iconandromedaswitchery:
AndromedasWitchery Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great works!Origamies are really original, and photoes are amazing! I like your art!
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FoldedWilderness Featured By Owner May 3, 2016   Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much.  
:heart:
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:iconandromedaswitchery:
AndromedasWitchery Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!!! It's the truth: awesome artworks!!!
Thanks for the fav&watch!
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FROG-and-TOAD Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016  Professional General Artist
Thank you for faving ;)

TEDDY Le Nounours Amigurumi Pattern by FROG-and-TOAD
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016
Thanks for the fave!
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Sublime-Feline Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:wave:

Thank you so much for joining

:iconworld-of-wildlife: World-of-Wildlife

If you have any questions please refer to our group Faq's or feel free to note the group or myself on my personal account at any time!

:bulletblack:--World-of-Wildlife Group FAQ'S

Cheers-
~Kitty-Founder
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Dagger-13 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely gallery :) Your papercraft photos are so great :D
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PaperCreations521 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i just LOVEE your origami & you're great at photography ( i totally suck) . I also paint mine to not be restricted by preprinted designs on paper lol

oh and happy belated birthday 😊
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lovecharmmaster Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015
Happy Birthday!!!!!
:tighthug: :party: :party: :cake: :party: :party: :tighthug:
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moencheese Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!!! Cake 
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