This adorable cheeky monkey is a masterpiece of design: Using the back colour of the paper to highlight the face and ears, then working a nice body, lovely long tail and all.
So it is Wednesday, ‘Hump Day‘: Silly season in the assessment calendar, lots happening and a 2do list from hell. This is Eduardo Clemente’s ‘Camel’ – a dromedary or bactrian (who knows the difference?)
I am not sure what it is about the music, but “The Last Post” always gets to me: After visiting Gallipoli 2 years ago (nearly to the day), and the Canberra war memorial last year, this is never more true. The tune is haunting, desperately sad and intimately bound up with a remembrance of Australian and […]
Apparently Pandas are endangered – seems they have lost their mojo (or are perhaps shy and do not like being observed so closely by people): This is Makoto Yamaguchi’s Giant Panda – a lovely 2 part model made for bi-colour origami paper, folded from one of my Tanteidan Magazines. In deciding whether I would attempt […]
I was recently asked how I folded my Segway model because someone wanted one. I was loathed to part with my original and to be honest I had no idea, I just folded it, so decided to revisit the model (which seems unique in the origami community) and see if it can be methodologised: Originally I […]
Every so often a model emerges that has such a naturalistic form that so perfectly represents the subject. This lovely rabbit, designed by Ronald Koh is one such “must fold” figure: This lovely model is a dense fold (the hind quarters are necessary layer-dense to form the necessary flaps for the head), so thin paper is […]