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Origami tessellations

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I seldom try origami these days despite an enthusiasm for it when I was younger, but I still like to see how people are developing the artform. These tessellation designs are part of a sub-genre of abstract paper-folding that’s a long way from the traditional Japanese animal shapes. The examples here are by Ray Schamp from his Flickr set. There are many more examples at the Origami Tessellations Flickr pool.

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Previously on { feuilleton }
Sipho Mabona’s origami insects
Robert Lang’s origami insects

 


 

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3 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by mr.kenneth

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    Hi John,

    These are also quite stunning takes on origami :

    http://tinyurl.com/6agxhdc

  2. #2 posted by John

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    Yes, I linked to those in the weekend links for May 8th. I wish I’d thought of it!

  3. #3 posted by Gabriel McCann

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    My 8 year old daughter loves doing flower shaped origami from napkins that her grandmother taught. Obviously not up to this level but it’s a start.

 


 

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