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Origamigos Hosts Origami Tessellation Artist Ben Parker thumbnail

Ben Parker, an origami artist and teacher, spent some time with the Origamigos membership at the end of April. During our online meeting, Ben shared his thoughts on origami both as a creator and teacher. As a bonus and special treat, he walked us through a tessellation demonstration drawing on ideas of technique and creativity [...]

Book Review: Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Art thumbnail

If you, or someone you know, loves origami, or paper as an expressive artistic medium, Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Art: Works by a Modern Master is the perfect book to add to a personal library, or to give as a gift. In this book, we find a remarkable collection of Tomoko Fuse‘s impressive work. Tomoko Fuse’s [...]

Make Beautiful Modular Origami Kusudamas thumbnail

When you see a picture of these kusudamas you might say “Oh that’s beautiful”. But when you actually make one and hold it in your own hands you will appreciate it all the more. You don’t have to have a PHD in math or in art to make gorgeous modular origami pieces. Just open one of Ekaterina [...]

The Origami Garden, a New Book by Ioana Stoian thumbnail

Ioana Stoian’s first origami book, Origami for All, was lovely debut for her as an origami author. I’m happy to present here her second book: The Origami Garden. I asked Ioana about her new book, and the recent developments in her work. How did The Origami Garden project come about? Soon after self-publishing my first [...]

How to Make an Origami Spoon thumbnail

If you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, now you can make this origami spoon -an ingenious example of functional origami, and join that exclusive club of those who were. Many thanks to origami artist and teacher Nguyễn Tú Tuấn (Vietnam) for giving permission to present his origami spoon design in this five-minute [...]

‘Easy Origami’ A New and Lovely Origami Magazine! thumbnail

Many origami practitioners love the elegance of simple and easy origami! And it was through making simple pieces that most of us were introduced to the art. ‘Easy Origami’ is a new and beautifully produced magazine that aims to introduce the art of paper folding to people interested in crafts, but who might not yet have tried [...]

What to Give Someone Who Likes Origami thumbnail

Are you looking for a good present for someone who likes origami? An origami book is always well received, but Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder might be exactly the special book you are looking for. Read on to find out why. For those people who know the work of Michael [...]

Origami Penguin Lovers, Look No Further! thumbnail

Open Origami for All, a book by Ioana Stoian, and begin a magical 80-page journey through a world of her special origami figures. The book includes an origami penguin (video tutorial shown below) and fifteen other elegant and easy-to-fold origami models. It would make an excellent addition to any origami library. Whether you take this [...]

What Do These Origami Figures Have in Common? thumbnail

Yes, I’m sure you guessed right! They are all modular origami models because they’re made by joining together several separate units. But they also share another common trait! The units used to build each piece are made with variations of the easy-to-make Windmill Base. In their recently published e-book “Origami, La Base Molino” –Origami The [...]

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