Happy 2018!

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Folding instructions: Crowding Butterflies
Main model description: Crowding Butterflies
Other folds and variants: Crowding Butterflies (diagonal 48 grid)
Paper: Satogami
Type: classic tessellation, letters and digits, origami painting, pixel art (implies: abstract tessellation, abstract, figurative tessellation, figurative, geometric, pattern, symbol, abstract periodic tessellation, non-recursive periodic tessellation, periodic tessellation, tessellation)
Author: Michał Kosmulski, Shuzo Fujimoto (tessellation base by Fujimoto, complete model design mine)
Colors: purple/pink
In albums: Models designed by me and by others, Inspired by Fujimoto, New Year Models

Images are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Happy New Year 2018! This is the first fold of my recent idea for making pixel tessellations, called Butterfly Pixel Tessellation. The molecule is basically Shuzo Fujimoto’s Crowding Butterflies. Flaps can be lifted and folded in half in order to set a pixel into “on” state. Note that each square pixel is divided diagonally into two subpixels whose state can be set independently. This makes it possible to use subpixel rendering, a technique used on most modern computer and mobile device displays to enhance their apparent resolution. This allows for more detail than other molecules which use the same 3×3 grid per pixel such as the Four-Sink-Base or Crossed Box Pleat (CBP).

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