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Origomi - Eric Gjerde's weblog on Origami & etc.

Origomi: Eric Gjerde's discussion and thoughts on origami, paperfolding, and tessellations.

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Melisande brightens the day with a pile of new tessellations!

Friday, August 26, 2005
I was overjoyed this morning to receive an email from Melisande sharing a bunch of new tessellations she has done. I really like the model (last photo) that has tiny little sampans folded from extra edge flaps! it's just wonderful. I'm motivated to try some of that myself now!

the two whole new pages! are here:



here are some thumbnails:

Un-named star fold, closeup

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Un-named star fold, closeup
Originally uploaded by Origomi.
a flat-crease star model I've been playing around with; I like this closeup shot. it's interesting to me, anyway!

Triangular Waterbomb Tessellation

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Triangular Waterbomb Tessellation
Originally uploaded by gila o.
Gila folded this up- it's a great triangular tessellation. She'd been folding the square waterbomb tessellation earlier, and I guess this was the next one for her to try out!

Simple Closed-Back Octagonal Twist

Friday, August 05, 2005

diagrams are now available for this fold at:



Thursday, August 04, 2005

Originally uploaded by ttaakkaa.
a new flickr friend has some very interesting tessellations folded from newspaper and fabric!

true p6 tiling (orbifold notation: 632) backlit

Monday, August 01, 2005

true p6 tiling (orbifold notation: 632) backlit
Originally uploaded by Origomi.
working on p6 tilings. neato.