Shuki Kato, origami artist!

Who is this beautiful man? I don’t usually do posts on boys, but this immensely talented origami artist is my brother, Shuki!

Look at what he does! (An ohmu from Miyazaki’s epic manga series¬†and following anime: Nausicaa):

His original designed origami models are now available in his freshly opened etsy store, here: http://www.Shukikato.etsy.com

Spread atlas beetle

Shuki’s been doing origami, the art of folding a traditionally square piece of paper, no folding or cutting, since he was nine. He’s devoured just about every origami manual available, and has long ago graduated from following the steps system of folding to be able to fold a model directly from looking at a crease pattern… for example:

This turns into this:

If you’d like to see more of his work, he also has a flickr and deviantart account:

http://origami-artist-galen.deviantart.com/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/origami-artist-galen/

And don’t forget to support him at his shop:

http://www.Shukikato.etsy.com