Origami

This Elaborately Armored Samurai Was Folded From A Single Sheet of Paper

This Elaborately Armored Samurai Was Folded From A Single Sheet of Paper

1 month ago   |   Colossal

All images © Juho Könkkölä, shared with permission Juho Könkkölä spent upwards of 50 hours scoring and folding just one sheet of Wenzhou rice paper to create this painstakingly...
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Baby quilts 4 - why I love stripes

Baby quilts 4 - why I love stripes

5 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

In this baby quilt project I am trying to stick as much as possible with the fabrics that came from the children's great-great grandmother. That means my box full of quilt...
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Using Naturally Dyed Cotton, Artist Sipho Mabona Explores Transformation through Origami

Using Naturally Dyed Cotton, Artist Sipho Mabona Explores Transformation through Origami

5 monthes ago   |   Colossal

“A Unicorn's Lower Jaw & Right Front Leg” (2020), indigo, old fustic, weld and iron on cotton and paper. All images © Sipho Mabona, shared with permission Sipho Mabona folds...
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Baby quilts 2 - piecing

Baby quilts 2 - piecing

5 monthes ago   |   Art With a Needle

I now have all five tops pieced, or at least the main portions of them. They're all pretty small and I'm debating whether to add borders to make them larger. Ordinarily I would...
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Vivid Botanics and Butterflies Encircle Photographer Fares Micue in Striking Self-Portraits

Vivid Botanics and Butterflies Encircle Photographer Fares Micue in Striking Self-Portraits

6 monthes ago   |   Colossal

“Memories of a rainy day.” All images © Fares Micue, shared with permission Surrounded by monarchs or a blanket of blue leaves, Fares Micue captures vividly composed...
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Technicolor Animal Portraits Inked in Watercolor Tattoos by Sasha Unisex

Technicolor Animal Portraits Inked in Watercolor Tattoos by Sasha Unisex

10 monthes ago   |   Colossal

All images © Sasha Unisex Based in St. Petersburg, artist Sasha Unisex often begins a bold tattoo concept by painting a prismatic wolf or a cherry blossom-speckled origami...
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Honeycombs and Origami Cranes Dangle in Fragile Stained-Glass Suspensions by Lesley Green

Honeycombs and Origami Cranes Dangle in Fragile Stained-Glass Suspensions by Lesley Green

11 monthes ago   |   Colossal

Ten honeycomb drops, stained glass, glass, and copper foil. All images © Lesley Green Phoenix-based artist Lesley Green , of Bespoke Glass , merges natural pigments and...
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The Modern Life of Origami, an Art as Old as Paper

One year ago   |   NY Times

Precision is key, whether folding a humble crane or an interlocking modular structure. So is enthusiasm.
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Origami House / Mas Fernandez Arquitectos + OR Arquitectos

Origami House / Mas Fernandez Arquitectos + OR Arquitectos

One year ago   |   Arch Daily

© Nico Saieh
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Art by the Numbers

One year ago   |   NY Times

At the National Museum of Mathematics, origami helps bridge the gap between art and math and finds the beauty in both.
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Francis Towne - part 8

Francis Towne - part 8

Francis Towne (1739 - 1816) was born in Isleworth, Middlesex. In 1752 he was apprenticed to a leading coach painter in London, Thomas Brookshead. In 1759 he won a design prize... Read more ...

Dr. Seuss

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Psalm 10 - Plea for God's Judgment

Psalm 10 - Plea for God's Judgment

In the Psalms we read how afflictions must be borne, and what should say both during and after the affliction. Athanasius, On the Interpretation of the Psalms The psalmist... Read more ...

100 Dante Cantos - 100 Videos

Tommaso Todesca is a Goodreads friend of mine who I know as Tom LA. It turns out he's a big fan of the Divine Comedy who has been working on 100 youtube videos, one for each... Read more ...

The Black Leopard: One Man's Quest to Capture the Ultimate Wildlife Photo

The Black Leopard: One Man's Quest to Capture the Ultimate Wildlife Photo

Behind every once-in-a-lifetime photograph is a story. Sometimes these are stories of luck-of being in the right place, at the right time, with the right lens attached to your... Read more ...

What Is a Ballet Body?

With performances on pause, many dancers are rethinking their relationship to weight. Read more ...

The Louvre Turns to Merch

The famous French museum has embraced all retail opportunities in an effort to offset the economic effects of the pandemic. Read more ...

Dozens of Mushroom Characters Populate a Family Tree in Whimsically Painted...

Dozens of Mushroom Characters Populate a Family Tree in Whimsically Painted Photographs by Jana Paleckova

All images © Jana Paleckova, shared with permission An affinity for fleshy spores runs in the long line of ancestors laid out in a family tree by Jana Paleckova. The... Read more ...

Keanu Reeves Comic Book Arrives Wednesday

BRZRKR, a new comic book created and co-written by the actor, has a character who looks a lot like him. It's also receiving high orders from comic-book shops. Read more ...

Britney Spears's Father Says He Hopes She Won't Need a Conservatorship

The father's lawyer shared that opinion on CNN recently, almost a month after a documentary examining the arrangement was released. Read more ...