Easy Origami Dragon -Quick to make as a pin!

The origami vignette of St. George and the dragon, featured on our previous post, was well received by the St. George’s School Community annual alumni weekend on May 16th. As a gift for members of John’s class of 1974, we made more than one hundred paper dragons like the one shown in the photo above. … Read more

St. George and the Dragon

A Graduation • A Celebration • A Legend – by John Sutton May of 2014 marks forty years since my graduation from St. George’s School, Newport, Rhode Island. When I decided to attend our reunion and meet again many of my classmates, most for the first time in four decades, I wondered what I could contribute to … Read more

Back From the OrigamiUSA Convention 2011

Back from the Origami USA convention in New York City  my work table is overflowing with origami models, papers, books,  and presents. As always the convention has left me recharged with creative energy and a surplus of new ideas! Some highlights of the Origami USA convention 2011: This year’s special guest was Toshikazu Kawasaki from … Read more

Marvellous Origami Miniatures

Miniature origami ant

When folding origami models of animals, bigger animals, such mammals and birds, are usually represented in a small scale, and the smaller creatures, such as insects, are made bigger than life-size. On my recent trip to Colombia, Carolina Aguilera, an architect from Bogotá and avid paper folder, gave me as a present a life-size origami … Read more