### Origami: How complex could it be?

Elina Gor
During her mathematical studies, Elina Gor researched the changes in complexity of origami models from the 1980`s to the present, to see if we are doomed to face mega-complex models in the future or maybe we already have reached the peak of complexity.

How to use photographs and Inkscape to quickly and easily create origami diagrams.

### Video: Origami Diagramming 1

The first in a series on origami diagramming, this video focus on using Inkscape, a free vector drawing program, to draw origami crease patterns precisely.

### Diagrams: HJ Dragon

Diagrams for a not-super-simple, not-super-complex dragon, seeking to find a middle ground in dragon complexity.

### Diagramming: Adobe Illustrator - Swatches

by J.C. Nolan
An article describing the use of swatches in Adobe Illustrator for the graceful degradation of color documents to monochrome.

### Editorial: Origami Collections and You

Thoughts on the work involved in creating and evaluating Origami Model Collections

### Editorial: Pleat Arrows and Side Views

by Andrew Hudson
Diagramming a model with lots of pleats can be a challenge. Some techniques are presented to help avoid ambiguity.

### Diagramming: Learning From Other Arts

by Andrew Hudson
Training in photography, painting, or other arts can be valuable when drawing diagram. Concepts of Color Theory, Composition, and Style are introduced with examples.

### Diagramming: Curves and Crease Patterns

by Andrew Hudson
The addition of curvature introduces some situations which conventional crease patterns are not good at dealing with. I present some ideas for incorporating surface curvature into crease patterns, and discuss why I chose these schematics.

### Making a Successful Crease Pattern, part 2

by Andrew Hudson
Finishing up the discussion about crease patterns, focusing on audience considerations and the use of crease patterns as a sequenced element.

### Making a Successful Crease Pattern, part 1

by Andrew Hudson
Making a crease pattern takes less time than drawing a full diagram, but because of the technical difficulty, most folders don't like working with them. Here's some ideas about how to make things easier without spending dozens of hours on a full diagram.

### Diagrams and Videos: Valentine's Day Models

This article compares the advantages and disadvantages of PDF diagrams and video instructions. It includes PDF and video diagrams for the models "Lovers Ring" by Francis Ow, and "Will you be my Valentine?" by Stacy Mannes.