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Made this for a fundraiser event at my college.
If you're from Bina Nusantara college, come see the third DKV expo! I sold a lot of these during the first and the second expo. Thanks a lot, if you did visited me and bought some of these.

The theme is to make merchandises with Indonesian culture, and I decided to implement the theme on my kobico. Aside of the fund raising event, at the same time I also want to jump in the bandwagon with Salazad to spread the folklore of my countries.

Now shall be the part where I introduce these cuties.
On the top stage is Timun Mas (Golden Cucumber) and Buto Ijo (Green Ogre).
Their story can be viewed here.
From left to right: Si Pitung, Barong, Loro Jonggrang, Rangda, & Gatot Kaca.
You might have heard about Barong & Gatot Kaca from Salazad's post about his toys (which are amazing and my personal favorite)
Rangda is the enemy of Barong in Balinese mythology, perhaps you'd known her other name, Leak. (Lay-ack)
And there's Loro Jonggrang who's part of the Prambanan Temple folklore.
The story of Si Pitung himself is similar to the more well-known Robin Hood, but instead of equipped with Bows and Arrows, he fights with his martial arts and a dagger. He mugs the rich men and shares his loots with the poor.

I was so happy because I had the opportunity to introduce the people with these toys. Especially since the expo visitors are those new freshmen who was going to enter my college. Most of them have no idea cute and lovely things are easily made out of a sheet of paper.

I'm still contemplating whether I'm going to put this up on the site for free or not. I'd feel bad with my juniors who had paid for these; but then again, the final assignment for the first semester was to made these kind of toys, so you can pretty much says they are spending IDR 10,000.00 (a dollar) for fun, knowledge, and a reference for the upcoming assignment :3

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Comment by SalAzad on August 8, 2009 at 11:33pm
Love these... :) cool! :D
Comment by kobico on August 8, 2009 at 11:07pm
Thank you everyone :D

@Imawan: Iya sabtu depan masi bakal ada expo yang ketiga. hahaha jangan mikir sampe situ dulu. entah kenapa kayaknya gue bakal tetep upload ini di website gue. hehehe
Comment by Imawan Atmosudirdjo on August 8, 2009 at 7:59pm
keren abis bos! eventnya masih ada gak? mau dong gw yang lima dibawah! kalo minta dikirim ada ongkos kirim gak? gw di depok tp kadang di bsd sih... eh bandung juga ha ha...

bangga dah gw ama artist papertoy indonesia!!!!
Comment by Harlancore on August 8, 2009 at 4:09pm
These are very nice Chris! Great job!
Comment by paulo on August 8, 2009 at 2:13pm
great collection!
Comment by JustUs on August 8, 2009 at 11:20am
a very nice collection.
Comment by kobico on August 8, 2009 at 11:10am
I hope so! I love to see so many Indonesians papertoy artists here is posting up lots of local folklore themed papertoys and I feel ashamed as someone who also come from Indonesia, yet I haven't made any tribute to my country! So these guys are to make it up for it :D
Comment by Methuup da Funky One on August 8, 2009 at 10:47am
My favorite is Rangda, he's a "must have".
And I'm sure Sal won't mind you spreading the word.

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