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Horrorgami Walks You Through Basic Kirigami Techniques with Spooky Results

Horrorgami offers more than just spooky paper cutting designs, it shows you the basic kirigami techniques you need to know to get started. Read more on MAKE The post Horrorgami Walks You Through Basic Kirigami Techniques with Spooky Results appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters

I'm just back from the opening of "Paper Creatures" at the Jaffa Museum. Many magnificent works and much to think about--it will take me several days to ponder everything and write it all out. For the moment here is an unsorted preview...Show More Summary

Aviva Green (till October 15)

If if it's art you care about art--and not just in its origami forms--and you like great splashing colors--and just happen to be in New York City this month----then I urge you to go see "Aviva Green: Clouds, Canyons and Waterways", a show of paintings at Kenkeleba House, Wilmer Jennings Gallery. Show More Summary

Smiles of a Summer Night

I have Ilan Garibi's "Paper Creatures" exhibit, upcoming September 9 at the Jaffa Museum in Israel (more on that soon), to thank for getting me back into the swing of things. These pieces are not actually in the exhibit but are some of the later products of the swing, which is ongoing. Smiles, S

Man Builds and Burns Cardboard Viking Ship as Rite of Passage

Enthused maker marks his 30th birthday by holding a funeral for his 20s and burning a cardboard viking ship. Read more on MAKE The post Man Builds and Burns Cardboard Viking Ship as Rite of Passage appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Howtoons: Cut and Fold Platonic Mathematical Shapes

Platonic solids are great mathematical fun. Print, cut, and fold these shapes for homemade gaming dice — or use as templates for larger shapes! Read more on MAKE The post Howtoons: Cut and Fold Platonic Mathematical Shapes appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Make Edible Paper in 3 Easy Steps

You can whip up this super-easy edible paper in as little as 15 minutes and use it for secret messages, decorative foods, and more! Read more on MAKE The post Make Edible Paper in 3 Easy Steps appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

What Shape of LED Should I Use for My Project?

There's a wide variety of LEDs on the market, in different shapes and sizes. Choose your LED with these things in mind. Read more on MAKE The post What Shape of LED Should I Use for My Project? appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

This Week in Making: VR Prototypes, Spy Surveillance, and Leaked FAA Regulations

This past week we took a look at Valve's VR prototypes, learned how to make a super small spy bug, and got word of possible drone regulations Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: VR Prototypes, Spy Surveillance, and Leaked FAA Regulations appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

15 Year Old Starts Her Own Upcycled Jewelry Nonprofit

To Green and Beyond's upcycled papercraft jewelry funds women's charities and education around the world. Read more on MAKE The post 15 Year Old Starts Her Own Upcycled Jewelry Nonprofit appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler

This modest blog may be the Holy Grail of model-making sites. Read more on MAKE The post Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

500+ Burnt Matches Go into These Creative Journal Covers

Creating beautiful book covers out of hundreds of matchsticks gave Muris' dad something to do as he recovered from surgery. Read more on MAKE The post 500+ Burnt Matches Go into These Creative Journal Covers appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Lovepop Reinvigorates The Humble Greeting Card with Engineered Pop-Up Scenes

Lovepop applies navel architecture to make amazing pop-up cards, and show high school kids how to think like an engineering entrepreneur. Read more on MAKE The post Lovepop Reinvigorates The Humble Greeting Card with Engineered Pop-Up Scenes appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Met Museum’s ManusxMachina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

5 months agoHobbies / Origami : Origami Blog

Later this week, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will soon make public a beautiful exhibition titled, Manus x Machina. This exhibition is a thoughtful and timely dialogue that explores how designers are reconciling the handmade and machinery in fashion. We’re please … Continue reading ?

Adam Savage Builds His Childhood Home in Foamcore

The ever-industrious Adam Savage uses foamcore and a hobby knife to bring his childhood back to life. Read more on MAKE The post Adam Savage Builds His Childhood Home in Foamcore appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

“Southern Winds” Is a Feel-Good Song with a Crafty Music Video

In order to get the right look and feel for her "Southern Winds" music video, Jane Lui built a number of cardboard and papier-mâché sets. Read more on MAKE The post “Southern Winds” Is a Feel-Good Song with a Crafty Music Video appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Working with Cardboard: Tips to Cut, Fold, Mold, and Papier-Mâché

Cardboard is great material to work with: Its cheap, widely available, relatively sturdy, and super easy to work with. Read more on MAKE The post Working with Cardboard: Tips to Cut, Fold, Mold, and Papier-Mâché appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Fluffy: Cute new cat how-to video

  To continue the origami how-to video fun, here’s a new one from my partner Ioana Stoian showing how to fold a cute origami cat designed by Roberto Gretter and Ioana during the Polish origami convention earlier this year. What a fun little cat! And it’s based on 60 degree angles, which for geometers like me is particularly satisfying…

These Elegant Sculptures of Olympians Are Crafted From Paper

Artist Raya Sader Bujana creates paper sculptures of Olympic sports entirely by hand using the serial plane technique. Read more on MAKE The post These Elegant Sculptures of Olympians Are Crafted From Paper appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Mariko Kusumoto Fiber Works

6 months agoHobbies / Origami : Origami Blog

Graceful and surreal is how artist, Mariko Kusumoto describes her work. Me, too. Love her work.

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