All photos courtesy of Wolfram Kampffmeyer/Paper Wolf
Lions, unicorns and flamingos, oh my! Papercraft is taken to a virtual level with these whimsical 3-D wildlife sculptures.
Wolfram Kampffmeyer, a German computer animator who works under the name Paperwolf, was inspired to create his beautiful "zoo" of paper animals after spending countless hours rendering similar creatures in the virtual 3-D modeling world.
Kampffmeyer's first sculpture was the "LittleBigPiggy" (seen above, in the artist's arms), which he describes as "easy to handle, house-trained and always in a good mood." Soon after, he began designing "The Big Five" (also above), a series of wall-mounted busts depicting some of Africa's most iconic animals (minus all the bloodshed associated with real-life trophy hunting).
Following the success of these early projects, Kampffmeyer added more animals to his paper zoo. From anteaters (below) to unicorns, the possibilities are endless!
The best part about these sculptures is that you can buy and assemble them yourself for your own home. Made on high-quality card stock in your choice of color, these gorgeous DIY pieces arrive at your door pre-cut with perforated folding lines to help guide you through the assembly process. All you need is time, patience and a little bit of glue.
Continue below to see other amazing paper animals, and be sure to check out the Paperwolf Etsy to start building your own!
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