Pinwheel with Color Change (hexagonal)

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Folding instructions: Pinwheel with Color Change (hexagonal and other starting polygons), Star with Color Change (CFW 132)
Main model description: Star with Color Change (CFW 132)
Other folds and variants: Pinwheel with Color Change (octagonal)
Paper: Other (glitter paper)
Type: other abstract single-sheet, color-change, tato (implies: abstract single-sheet, abstract, geometric, origami-first design, single-sheet)
Author: Michał Kosmulski
Colors: green

Individual pinwheel Two pinwheels connected back-to-back
Images are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

I came up with this model when playing around with hex twists. It’s quite simple, so it may have been invented before. This pinwheel shows a nice color change and can be made (with minor modifications) from many different polygons, including: square, hexagon and octagon. You can also modify the width of the color-changed part or change the pursing pattern in the middle to create different variants.

I find the hexagonal version nicest. Two hexagonal pinwheels can be connected back-to-back using the flaps on the back of the twist.

Update: It seems Shuzo Fujimoto came up with this model long before me. The hexagonal version should be considered a variant of his star CFW 132.

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