Epiphany Tessellation

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Other folds and variants: Box with Shooting Star
Paper: Gampi paper
Type: astronomy, religious, periodic figurative tessellation, wet-folding (implies: figurative tessellation, figurative, natural sciences, pattern, periodic tessellation, tessellation)
Author: Michał Kosmulski
Colors: brown and beige
In albums: Epiphany Family, Tessellation Examples

Close-up of a single molecule
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An origami tessellation for the Feast of Epiphany. Single sheet of Gampi paper, no cutting or glue. Wet folding was used for the coma of the Stars of Bethlehem / comets.

This tessellation waited almost a year between the start of precreasing and final collapse. During that time, I reworked the design and was able to simplify it without affecting visual quality. The molecule uses just a 6×6 grid. The base is quite simple: all fun lies in the shaping.

The models which led to this design are: Epiphany II, designed two years ago, and Box with Shooting Star of 1½ years ago.

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