Monthly Archives: September 2010

Origami Fail

Inevitably when folding origami, its bound to happen when something you attempt doesn’t turn out like it was intended.  It’s particularly true when trying something for the first time, or when you try something fairly difficult.  My favorite type of … Continue reading

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More Sonobe Balls

After finishing the last post about sonobe balls, it got me wanting to fold some more of them and this time try doing a 30-unit ball.  So I had my wife pick out some dual-sided origami paper and I went to town.  … Continue reading

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Sonobe Balls and Tomoko Fuse

The first time that I came across this modular ball, the book simply called it a multi-unit sphere.  Since then I’ve run across in several places on the Internet where they are called sonobe balls; a much easier name to … Continue reading

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Shuzo Fujimoto’s Hydrangea model

The creator of this model is Shuzo Fujimoto.  The only instructions that I’ve been able to locate are in video form here.  The folder is Sara Adams; she has a very nice Web site, as well as a YouTube channel.  Something I particularly … Continue reading

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Eric Gjerde’s Tessellations

Lately I’ve been enjoying the challenge of folding origami tessellations.  From what I can find on the topic, Eric Gjerde is one of the leading individuals.  He has a great Web site where he has posted quite a bit on the topic.  … Continue reading

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Tomoko Fuse Floral Origami Globes

One of the things that I’d like to do with this blog is feature the work of the many different artists that I enjoy.  I’d like to put in as much variety as I can; I have quite a few books … Continue reading

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Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Quilts

My favorite style of origami is the modular, geometric style. There are many, many incredible origamists available in this area. My absolute favorite is Tomoko Fuse. She has written a wide variety of books, many in English, but many in other … Continue reading

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