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Michael LaFosse & Richard Alexander – ORIGAMIDO STUDIO

Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander or Origamido Studio were our guests for May 2023 “Interview with an Expert” in Origamigos. Watch the complete interview! Already a member? LOG IN >>> HERE Michael LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades and is considered a leading authority and master of the art of paper folding. An avid … Read more

How to Color Paper for Origami and Other Paper Crafts

When people become interested in origami they often ask what kind of paper is best to use. The short answer is that we can use any kind of paper including inexpensive recycled papers, and more expensive and unique handmade artistic papers. The longer answer is that choosing a paper for origami depends on the kind … Read more

Printable Origami Paper -Available Here and Now!

To enhance your selection of origami papers, I’d like to introduce printable origami papers of my own design offered exclusively on Origami Spirit. These origami paper designs come in high-resolution digital files that can be downloaded to your computer. Click here for more information or to purchase this printable origami paper. They can either be … Read more

Learn How to Make a Tomato-Shaped Origami Box

Based on the traditional Japanese menko, this brilliant origami box, created by Carlos Bocanegra, will become one of your favorite origami boxes for sure.  So, find yourself a couple of pieces of origami paper, sit down and let your fingers do the tomato dance! Not only will Carlos’ model offer endless pleasure in the folding, but … Read more

How to Color Onion Skin Paper for Origami

On her website, Happy Folding, Sara Adams published an excellent review of Onion Skin paper, written by Ilan Garibi and Gadi Vishne. The article describes in detail the properties of Onion Skin paper, also known as Bible paper,  as used for origami, and shows photographs of models folded using it. I have used Onion Skin … Read more