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King Cobra by manilafolder King Cobra by manilafolder
Designed by Ronald Koh, folded by me, James Lucas. The model is 8 feet long, folded from a rectangle 8.5 inches wide by 22 feet long. It has 5500 scales (folded the tedious, time-consuming way) and thus took four months to fold. The model is free-standing, with no structural supports of any kind. Completed November 4, 2009, 12:40AM. (I don't ever want to fold it again).

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Given 2012-08-07
King Cobra by ~manilafolder also suggested by DragonflyAndromeda. ( Suggested by Ravenhart and Featured by Talty )
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First of all congratulations on DD!!!! Whoo! Plus I can see why you earned one, it looks wonderfully phenomenal! The photograph simplistic but it needs to be. It renders your viewers to such a degree of awe. You can immediatly see the time and vigilant effort that was made into creationg this outstanding piece! Just the dynamics of this snake is brilliant. The vision is clear, the originalty is average. However the way it's conveyed makes up for that ten-fold. Your technique is brilliant, your a wonderful craftman. Seeing how it stands alone with needed support is a tricky thing. The impact alone is impressive, however perhaps a different colored background. Only so that your creation will pop-out more, only to enhance it, but still have it be the main focus in this composition.

All in all this was a piece that I felt compelled me to write this critique.

(NOTE) This is my first critique, so I apologize if I happen to ramble.
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Regis-AND Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Congratulations for the effort and for the great result! Wonderful work!
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Marcossds Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Perfect!
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Tuftedduck Featured By Owner Edited Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
What, 4 moths to fold, longest I spent is 3 days but this is bloody brilliant, please could you check out my origami too be much appreciated
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Anice105 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
(I laughed a little at the "I don't ever want to fold it again" part)
this is absolutely awesome, it's one of those origami I can't stop gawking at but I never want to try to fold.
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mohitprajapati Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
amazing work.....

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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconcmwyvern:
CMWyvern Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
This is definitely one of the more insane origami models out there!! Great job, this is truly impressive!! I am awed by your patience!
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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NINJAWERETIGER Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is awesome!
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks!
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NINJAWERETIGER Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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Razrielcg Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Wonderful!!!!!!
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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EfernoTheDragon Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow That is so cool!
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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danieljony Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
hello, the snake just nice and i like it can you tech me how to do it
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:icontricrossroadsoffate:
tricrossroadsoffate Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
I had to give you a watch and a Llama because of this o.o
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:iconsandholler:
sandholler Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Would you ever be interested in selling this. If so. How much may I ask
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:iconrozzi-dk:
Rozzi-dk Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
It's so cool :D
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks! :D
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volatilethresher3321 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
An amazing work!! Congratulations!
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconmachorst:
machorst Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012
Worth every second of those four months of folding. Out there! Well done dude!
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks!
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LMonster2 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is crazy... Very amazing paper art. I love how detailed this cobra is. I also think that the color paper used was well chosen.
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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LMonster2 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
=D
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Averant Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is probably by far the most elaborate and amazing fold I've ever seen!

How freakin brilliant is this?! :D +Fave! Well done!
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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phoenixflight300 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that is soo cool, you made that yourself!?!
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you! And yes, it took me 4 and a half months.
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AnglAlejandro Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
Thi is Amazing...
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AnglAlejandro Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
This is Amazing work...
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you!
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Aurora-Xatu Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! You must have a lot of pateince. I find it hard to finish even the simplist of papercrafts but a three foot tall oragami cobra??? Wh-wh-what hey?? Still, that thing is outstanding!
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manilafolder Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks!
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Aurora-Xatu Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your welcome!
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:iconfoamfusion:
FoamFusion Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
DAMN EPIC!
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:iconendraganest:
EndragAnest Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
could this b remade ?
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:iconmanilafolder:
manilafolder Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student General Artist
Sure, given a long enough rectangle and many sleepless nights ;)
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:iconendraganest:
EndragAnest Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmmmm . . . . i knoWat i want for christmas :)
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:iconfrostfeuer:
Frostfeuer Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I admire your patience and endurance. The result is amazing!
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:iconestonius:
Estonius Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
Wow, this looks killer!
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:icontophxomi:
tophxomi Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome!
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bialy-motyl Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Congratulations for your patience and talent!
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:iconnecrisha:
Necrisha Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012   General Artist
Wow! and I thought it amazing before I knew it was made from a single piece of paper. I clearly should take a close look at your gallery.
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Mishygami Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Awesome!I like this picture! : 3
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WhatThePumpkin Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is...one of the most amazing things I have EVER seen, in my entire life. Not only is it my favorite animal, but it's also oragami, and...almost life-sized. And it stands on it's own O.o
Honestly, a work of art. I don't think I'd have enough patience to do that. A favorite for the patience it took to make this, and the work itself.
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SoulSerppent Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
wow Awesomely beautifully complex :)
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RhinothePokemixer Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wait is this origami?
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