Posts Tagged ‘Origami’

Benefits of Origami for Seniors

There are many seniors especially those who are retired who like to stay active. They are always on the lookout for projects and activities that can help time pass and stimulate their bodies and minds. One great activity for seniors is origami. Many people think that origami is just for kids, but it can be […]

Using Math to Make Complicated Origami Sculptures

What is Origami? Origami used to be flapping birds and toys. However origami today has evolved into an art form or even sculpture. The common in origami is folding. Probably the most common form of origami is the crane. Every Japanese child learns to fold this shape. But has everything that can be done with […]

Methylcellulose for Origami now on sale!

Previously, we wrote about the origami “wet folding” technique that was pioneered by origami master Akira Yoshizawa. His technique involved wetting the paper so that it can be molded more easily. With wet paper folding artists can create more non-geometric designs such as animals. This is because wetting the paper allows the artist to preserve […]

Independent Lens: Between the Folds (2010)

I recently watched the PBS documentary on origami and was amazed at how eye-opening it was. The film, Between the Folds, features interviews with 10 different individuals who have dedicated their lives to the art and science of origami. Here is the preview to the documentary: The things that I loved the most when watching […]

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