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Why you should ask for permission when making video diagrams? And how do I go about it? I'll try to answer these two questions in this article.
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by Davor Vinko
Diagrams for a Fish by Davor Vinko.
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by Tom Hull
The origami wind spinner is a traditional, if somewhat obscure model of repeated pleat folds. We ask ourselves, "What kind of shapes can paper form with these simple pleats?" and, "How much can we make a square piece of paper rotate with this pleating scheme?" The answers are surprising and fun!
Reviewed by Ancella Simoes
This book features an impressive array of 21 intermediate to complex models.
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by Artur Biernacki
Diagrams for a Koala by Artur Biernacki.
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Commentary on folding, supporting, and displaying this famous model designed by the late Issei Yoshino. Model constructed by the members of <a href="http://origamit.scripts.mit.edu/" target="blank">OrigaMIT</a>, MIT's origami club.
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by Fernando Gilgado
Fernando Gilgado shares his diagrams of a cartoon-like owl.
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By Marc Kirschenbaum
Diagrams for a Dragon by Marc Kirschenbaum
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by Tanja Pott
Diagrams for a Rat by Tanja Pott
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by Giang Dinh
Just in time for the holidays, a heart angel from Giang Dinh.
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Diagrams for Nick Robinson's elegant Baby Rabbit.
What started with a simple question and a list of paper properties, has become an extensive project - a long, exploratory journey discovering paper. Please enjoy our first Paper Review!
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by Andrew Hudson
Andrew Hudson discusses ways to make diagrams more interesting in a digital format by borrowing concepts from web comics.
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Crease pattern, diagrams, and design notes for a convertible created for a car design challenge.
Reviewed by Daniel Scher
This book of mostly intermediate work contains 30 superb designs.
Instructional origami videos are becoming more and more popular. But how are high-quality videos produced? This is the first of a series of articles that will give a comprehensive guide on what it takes.
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by Tom Hull
Learn how to fold Molly Kahn's 3-unit modular Hexahedron and marvel at the multitude of math manifested around this model!
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At the recent 5OSME convention, an impromptu challenge involved incorporating a "nonexistent" fold, the origami hypar, into definitely existent origami models.
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by Robert J. Lang
This complex design, from a square, uses a mix of 30 and 22.5 degree symmetries.
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