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I fold therefore I am
I fold therefore I am

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New paper-based procrastination - 941: Home is where the Hive is...

Over the last few years I have played with origami tessellations – the theory of a repeatable pattern that interacts with other repeats (molecules) is fascinating and a real testament to the accuracy of the pre-folding. As part of another project, I have…
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For the last few months I have been working on parts of a project that will eventually be a framed collection or composition of some sort. Half of the fun is finding/developing models that suit but for this project I decided I would make paper for it…
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It has been a while since I last blogged a fold. Truth be told the end of the term beat me up a lot – coupled with a savage cold, auto-immune rash (I still have) and an infected tear duct, on top of the marking and reporting it beat me up proper: That…
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As a member of Origami USA, I get access to publications, diagrams and a community of folders world wide. It and JOAS are important communities for folders from Oz as we are so far (physically) from everywhere: Every year, OUSA decorate a Christmas Tree…
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I hate throwing things out – having cut the biggest 2×1 rectangle possible from an A2 sheet, I was left with a lovely thin strip of scrap: I was playing with a corrugation, with the view to design a millipede, but stumbled across a molecule that I then…
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Cruising around on Fakebook, as one does, I can across a photodiagram series from Naomiki Sato: Lovely little hummingbirds, folded from 15cm square patterned paper, from bird bases. I discovered he published a variation also, so thought I could give that…
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I have seen amazing geometric models based on Heinz Strobl’s strip-based modular technique called “Snapology”, and thought it about time I gave it a try: Starting simple, I divided A4 sheets lengthwise into eighths, then gridded squares on those strips. I…
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Assignment time at school is fairly boring, for the most part, for a teacher. Students have lots to do, you need to be available to help on demand but there is a fair bit of sitting around waiting to be needed: I had found a bunch of PDF’s explaining…
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