Live Meeting: Sat, January 16, 2021

In addition to sharing the highlights of the month from member’s posts on Facebook, we welcomed new members and introduced a new bonus. Now Origamigos members have access, at no extra cost, to a full 5-module origami design course called The Joy of Origami. …READ MORE HERE…

Video Tutorial – “Buffalo” designed by Yara Yagi

This charming origami buffalo, designed by Yara Yagi (Brasil) is an action model, a perfect little bovine to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

This origami Buffalo was created a few years back as part of a friendly competition to design a simple model using triangular shape paper. Yara’s use of a single square cut into two identical triangles is ingenious. As I wanted to share it here in Origamigos, I modified some angles and added minor folds to the body piece so that it is more stable to hold the head, and there is a suggestion of legs and rump. …READ MORE HERE…

Expert Interview –Miguel Gañán

Miguel entered the origami world in 2007. From the very beginning, Miguel was interested in geometry and math-related origami, and designed several modular models based on Tomoko Fuse´s units and snapology.

In 2011, Miguel discovered the world of tessellations and began folding the models of several authors to learn the process. Toward the end of 2017, his first designs came to life. Initially, these were plain tessellations as well as boxes, closed cubes, and tatos, models which are based on a similar technique.Gerardo has a background in Social Sciences, has been practicing origami actively since 2010, and has designed near 80 origami models. …READ MORE HERE…

Bonus Video Tutorial – “Mailing Stars”

These Mailing Stars are two variations of an origami figure called “Flor Leyla” designed by Guadalupe (Lupita) Martínez.
These stars are named “Mailing Stars” because they are flat and can be easily mailed in an envelope. To make all these Mailing Stars you need to… …READ MORE HERE…