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by David Shall
With Easter just around the corner, it's the perfect season to fold this rabbit designed by David Shall.
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2019, here are instructions on how to fold a cute pig from half a square
Here's a special Halloween treat: A standing witch folded from a single sheet of paper
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!
This seventh origami book by Meenakshi Mukerji includes models from three vastly different areas of origami: single-sheet designs, tessellations, and modulars.
This book highlights 25 origami artists, presenting their journey, accompanied by great photographs of their stunning work.
A quick comparison of video tutorials from 2007 to 2017 on the example of an origami rabbit designed by Jun Maekawa, and a hydrangea designed by Shuzo Fujimoto
by Jane Rosemarin (MN)
Ioana Stoian's second book again proves the beauty of simplicity. The models included are a mix of her own designs, that of others, and traditional ones.
While folding with this paper can be challenging, the results are stunning due to the paper's beautiful texture.
This paper has a beautiful texture. As to how it folds? In summary: like Elephant Hide, just thinner!
This paper has a beautiful texture, but comes at a price. While it's great for intermediate models, it's too thick for complex ones.
This time we're testing Rhinoceros Hide! It stays true to its name, showing it doesn't just look good in animal models, but also folds well. More surprisingly, it's a nice option for larger tessellations, too.
This paper's beautiful texture is an absolute eye-catcher. Its properties make it perfect for 3D shaping, as well as models of intermediate complexity.
Golden River (aka "Leather Paper") is the third Japanese paper in our mini series. Its beautiful texture is beautiful, but not its only selling point!
Biotope is the second paper we are reviewing in our mini series of Japanese papers. It's very versatile!
This article, as well as the next five, are dedicated to Japanese papers. First up: the iridescent paper Karaperapisu!
In this review we are taking a closer look at O-Gami by Paper Circle, a paper specifically designed for complex origami models. Read here whether it meets the brief.
In this special paper review Giang Dinh, Beth Johnson and Robert Lang share their favorite paper for some of their designs.
Only a few people seem to have folded with Clean Room Paper, but especially for intermediate models it is a serious contender.