560: (10/365) Blackstar (Shining star)

Posted by wonko on January 10, 2017 in 365-2017, blarg, geometry |

This isĀ Hoang Tien Quyet’s Shining star, a multifaceted recursive fold that is somehow appropriate for today, the anniversary of the passing of David Bowie: 2016 was a difficult year for me, and there remains 2 things that I am still struggling to come to terms with: my father’s passing atĀ Easter and Bowie’s Passing in January.

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466: Hedwig the Wet-Fold Owl

Posted by wonko on January 16, 2014 in bird, blarg, paper |

Exploring my new VOG2 book, there are many lovely things to try but this model uses a method I have not been brave enough to try until now – wet folding. The idea is to take heavy paper, too thick to fold conventionally (it would crack, split and otherwise be finger-bruisingly impossible to sculpt) and […]

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244: White Rabbits!

Posted by wonko on September 1, 2011 in mammal |

A Pinch and a punch (well, more correctly a sink, pleat and reverse fold – lol, origamist joke there) for the first of the month: This nice little rabbit is a clever use of a 2×1 rectangle and has a pleasing shape – heaps of modelling potential beyond the base fold. Designed in 2008 by […]

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