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Math Monday: Geometric Paper Flowers

Geometric shapes make for psychadelic flowers in this week's Math Monday. Read more on MAKE The post Math Monday: Geometric Paper Flowers appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Egypt in Origami

I went to see the fantastic "Pharaoh in Canaan" exhibit now up at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, which is both a historical-archeological show and a display of fine art, zeroing in on the period when ancient Egypt was the administrative power in the land where I'm living now. Show More Summary

my new show opening November 11th at Minnesota Center for Book Arts

My new work, Specimens, is one of three pieces on show at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts as part of the 2016 Jerome Foundation Book Arts Fellowship. The opening for the exhibition is on November 11th, starting at 6 PM. The pagesShow More Summary

How to Make Beautiful Midori-Style Traveler’s Notebooks

Make your own customized, upgradable notebooks and organizing system in the Midori style. Read more on MAKE The post How to Make Beautiful Midori-Style Traveler’s Notebooks appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Using Cardboard to Create Tradeshow Displays

Need a display for your next convention? You can have one for as little as $5 if you use some recycled cardboard. Read more on MAKE The post Using Cardboard to Create Tradeshow Displays appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

What it’s Like To Create Origami

2 months agoHobbies / Origami : Origami Blog

As I reflect on my body of work, I’ve realized that creating origami has taught me the important life skill of staying persistent, even when it’s hard. Every pop, twist, and fold that make up a beautiful origami holds the promise of … Continue reading ?

Telling Stories with 21st Century Pop-Up Books

Two talented artists tell 19th century stories while exploring a modern take on the pop-up book. Read more on MAKE The post Telling Stories with 21st Century Pop-Up Books appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

How Origami Unlocked My Inner Creative Genius

2 months agoHobbies / Origami : Origami Blog

I have always thought of origami as a clever and beautiful art form. It has a rich history that dates back to the first or second century AD in China and gained prominence in the fifteenth century, when high-class Japanese … Continue reading ?

Cut and Glue a Simple, Spooky Lantern for Halloween

Create batty luminaries with just some paper, glue, and vellum. Perfect for lighting a spooky pathway or witchy display. Read more on MAKE The post Cut and Glue a Simple, Spooky Lantern for Halloween appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Hana Hertsman

This work is in honor of Hana Hertsman, Managing Director of the Municipality of Holon, and Israel's premier builder of museums and cultural institutions in her city: the envy, and object of emulation, of other towns here and abroad....Show More Summary

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.

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