849: (299/365) Squirrel!

It is well known that dogs and middle school – squirrel! – children are easily distracted – Squirrel!:

I am reminded of Doug the dog from the movie “UP” every time I see my students trying to focus but being unable to notice everything else around them but what they are asked to notice. Continue reading

847: (297/365) Tigger

Perusing my copy of Drawing Origami – Tome 2, I noticed a lovely little tiger designed by Oriol Esteve:

This teensy weensy tiger is very cute, has resplendent stripes and terrific proportions from paws to tail. Continue reading

718: (168/365) Nosy Cat

Pressed for time, I folded a model I had meant to fold a month ago:

This is Oriol Esteve’s “Nosy Cat” – a lovely little cat that in my first fold looks more like a kitten. Continue reading

678: (128/365) Paper Ninja

The internet is an amazing thing, no sooner had I folded a model by Oriole Esteve, then he contacted me via Fakebook and offered me diagrams for a bunch of other folds:

This is his Paper Ninja – a cunning little fellow that seems fairly stealthy. Continue reading

663: (113/365) Lil’ Lion

If you have not seen the movie “Lion” starring Dev Patel, you really should, it is a wild ride, lovely story and contains reference to an Indian name that means “Lion”:

I have been looking for nice lion models and a friend on Fakebook (Oriol Esteve from Spain) graciously shared a recent design. I knew I needed to have a go at it. Continue reading