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Issue 4

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Videos from the annual NY OrigamiUSA Convention 2011.
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A challenge to fold a cat out of a chopstick wrapper during the 2011 OrigamiUSA convention.
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by H. T. Quyet
H. T. Quyet's fox design sets a new standard for this sly mammal.
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Arnold Tubis
Two conundrums concerning the Betsy Ross Five-Pointed Star: the provenance of the Pattern–for-Stars artifact and the surprising incompleteness of fold and one-cut descriptions for making the star.
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by Ryan MacDonell
Diagrams for a loon by Ryan MacDonell
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by Andrew Hudson
Finishing up the discussion about crease patterns, focusing on audience considerations and the use of crease patterns as a sequenced element.
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by Daniel Chang
Diagrams for a Pig Rabbit by Daniel Chang
Diagrams for Ilan Garibi's Pineapple Tessellation that is used in his paper review articles.
Have you ever wondered how printer paper is produced? This article gives a unique insight into how cellulose is transformed into paper at Hadera Paper Mill, Israel.
The fourth installment of a series reviewing types of paper for folding. This article reviews printing paper, probably the most widely available paper out there.
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I compare super-thin insect papers from the grand masters of Origamido Studio and the newcomers from Columbus, Ohio: Paper Circle, and their new "O-gami" brand of handmade paper to fold a demanding spider (CP provided as well).
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Explore hex pleating further with this long- and variable-length-legged spider design.
Peter Engel's newest book picks up where <i>Origami from Angelfish to Zen</i> in his explorations of pattern, form, and meaning within origami.
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The first in a series, analyzing crease patterns. In this article, we take a big picture look at a Werewolf designed by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/53465278@N02/" target="blank">Jacob Rossman</a>.
This article gives some guidelines to follow when recording an instructional video.
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Thomas Hull
The names Maekawa and Kawasaki are known to origamists as great origami creators. But did you know they have Theorems named after them too? And so does the French paper folder Jacques Justin. See what these Theorems are all about. Warning: Math ahead!
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by Julio Eduardo C. T.
Diagrams for a coyote by Julio Eduardo C. T.