By Robert J. Lang
The magnum opus of 1 of the world’s major origami artists, the second one variation of Origami layout Secrets unearths the underlying techniques of origami and the way to create unique origami designs. Containing step by step directions for 26 versions, this e-book is not only an origami cookbook or record of instructions—it introduces the elemental construction blocks of origami, increase to complicated equipment equivalent to the combo of uniaxial bases, the circle/river process, and tree concept. With corrections and stronger illustrations, this new accelerated variation additionally covers uniaxial field pleating, introduces the hot layout means of hex pleating, and describes equipment of generalizing polygon packing to arbitrary angles.
With insurance spanning the principles of origami development and complicated tools utilizing either paper and pencil and custom-built loose software program, Origami layout Secrets is helping readers domesticate the instinct and abilities essential to enhance their very own designs. It takes them past basically following a recipe to crafting a piece of paintings.
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But the complex elephant is almost assuredly not the most complex elephant possible. Complexity in origami is an open-ended scale; the title of “most complex” origami design (for any subject) is always transitory. Furthermore, complexity carries with it a special burden. We do not denigrate the one-crease model for its abstraction; indeed, its abstract nature is part of its elegance and charm. 42 Origami Design Secrets, Second Edition But a complex model creates a certain level of expectation in the viewer: an expectation that the model will convey a richer vision.
6. Fold and unfold on the near flap. Each crease lies directly over a folded edge. 7. Fold corner D down while pulling points A and C out to the sides; flatten. E B B B C A C D 9. Reverse-fold the two bottom points out to the sides. C A C D 10. Narrow the two points with valley folds in front and behind. E A D 13. Fold the corners down and turn the model over. A 8. Turn the paper over. B A D 11. Fold point E down. C E A D 12. Fold point B down. C D 14. Curve the tusks. 15. Finished Elephant’s Head.
In fact, technical folding has its own name in Japan: origami sekkei. It is difficult to pin down a unique characteristic of a model that defines it as origami sekkei, but I have a candidate criterion: A fold is a technical fold when its underlying structure shows clear evidence of intentional design. The first steps of design, however, do not require use of any specialized techniques or mathematical theorems. Anyone who can fold origami can design origami. In fact, if you folded one of the three elephant designs, you were calling upon your design skill.
Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art (2nd Edition) by Robert J. Lang