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Welcome to The Fold, the online magazine of OrigamiUSA! On this page you will find links to current and past issues, including articles about folding in general, design, techniques, and, of course, diagrams! We hope you enjoy the magazine. Articles are added over the course of each 2-month issue, so check back regularly or subscribe to our RSS feed. Click on any keyword in the left menu to see all articles with that keyword, or see here for a pictorial listing of all diagrams.
by Richard Alexander, diagrams by Michael LaFosse
Not only does Richard Alexander share his diagrams for Kanji the Dog, but he and Michael LaFosse also present us with an instructional video and a printout of Kanji you can fold to celebrate Lunar New Year of the Dog!
Tuan Tu Nguyen shares a series of dogs he designed in celebration of the 2018 Lunar Year of the Dog along with diagrams for a simple reclining dog.
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Nicolas Terry offer members only an opportunity to fold Chien Tim in celebration of Lunar New Year of the Dog: a complex model for those of you seeking a challenge.
by Nobuko Okabe
In celebration of Lunar New Year of the Dog, Nobuko Okabe offers us diagrams for a puppy you can make your own!
Dave shares with us the history of how his foxhound design came about in 1975. The article also includes a video tutorial and diagrams for a running and sitting version of the dog respectively.
In the Lunar calendar, February 16, 2018 launches the Year of the Dog (2/16/18 – 2/4/19). So let's fold some origami dogs. Here's a selection of video tutorials perfect for the occasion. Note: If you are turning 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96, 108, this is your year!
While scrolling down on Facebook, an image of a feathered tsuru nestled on the palm of its creator froze my index finger, and I knew I had a new candidate for the ODS series. The best part of it – you will really get to know the guy, since his answers are long and insightful indeed!
Here is a beautiful and realistic poppy from Eric Vigier to help start off the New Year.
When you visit New York City, you will have ample opportunity to fold with OMG-NYC.
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How to use photographs and Inkscape to quickly and easily create origami diagrams.