Sea Creatures

With great sadness the Origami world came to know of Eric Joisel’s passing away on October 10th, 2010. Monsieur Eric Joisel was known for his intricate depiction of figures from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, his dwarf, mermaid, the cute little rat which almost all of us have folded, and a variety of other […]

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Sea Turtle (Design by Michael G. LaFosse)

by Ancella on October 11, 2010

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Michael LaFosse is known for designing models which have a lot of expression and ‘life’ in them. His book – Advanced Origami: An Artist’s Guide to Performances in Paper – is a collection of such models with detailed diagrams allowing amateur origamists to spend hours folding his work. A lot of it, as he mentions […]

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This is yet another model from the book – Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art, by Robert J. Lang – which I have chosen to fold. It uses the technique of pleating to make the “shell” design on the shell of the turtle. It is advisable that a large paper be chosen […]

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Sea Shells (Design by Tomoko Fuse)

by Ancella on April 27, 2010

in Sea Creatures

It’s Spring time here or towards the end of it, rather, and this got me thinking about beaches and sunny days. So I got this idea into my head that I should be folding something from the sun kissed shores of home… 🙂 These are few sea shells, the designs of which I have picked […]

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This is a model from the book – License to Fold, by Nicholas Terry. It is a fairly simple design and requires the use of duo colored paper, or simply – one-sided colored paper, if you would like to have the sails of the boat in white. This model is to be folded in combination […]

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