Origami

I was reading and watching this fun Wired Article on Origami. https://www.wired.com/story/an-origami-artist-shows-how-to-fold-ultra-realistic-creatures/

Anyone have some favourite books? paper recommendations? creations? inspirations? Please share your thoughts!

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I was just thinking about Origami earlier today! What a funny coincidence.

Side note… I think Origami would be a nice name for a combo script that uses the cranes script.

Edit: To make this post more relevant…

Between the Folds documentary
Nova - The Origami Revolution

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What a great topic. I was really into origami as a kid, and made most of the projects in this book. I can still make the giraffe and elephants from memory.

Origami paper is helpful and typically thin enough to accommodate dense folding. Wrapping paper can work well too. Keep your folds crisp is my only real advice, and have fun!

https://www.rarebookcellar.com/pages/books/66586/ritsuko-kawai/origami?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-Zf62P2A5gIVFXiGCh1g3APDEAkYCyABEgLC6_D_BwE

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That’s my goal! to eventually know a couple favourite shapes to have whenever. And to be able to decipher those cool crease patterns.

I am obsessed with unit origami AKA modular origami

https://gurmeet.net/origami/

https://michal.kosmulski.org/origami/balls.html

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Made this black rabbit a litte while back :slight_smile:

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I like it! Did you make 100 of them? :rofl:

yeah, we actually did.

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That makes sense, I should have known. Amazing! thanks for sharing.

Also, here’s an inspiring article from NASA about the solar panel designs referenced from the original article:

They are just the typical cranes… But we made a whole lot of them.

+1 for the Between the Folds documentary - amazing work and applications (and beautiful too).

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