Hand-Made Paper

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Handmade papers tend to have very different properties from type to type and even from batch to batch. Some kinds of papers which are already grouped under a separate name (such as washi) may be hand-made, so the term is a little confusing. In this listing, you can find models folded from hand-made paper which is not grouped under any other name. This includes artisanal papers such as Origamido or those made by John Gerard.

Stars among Hexagons

Stars among Hexagons

This origami tessellation is based on a geometric pattern I spotted on a door in the Barcelona Cathedral during my trip back from CfC 2 convention. A design ...

Two-in-One Flower Tessellation

Two-in-One Flower Tessellation

A recent fold of my Two-in-One Flower Tessellation. Even though there is only one kind of molecule in this model, depending on which point you treat as the f...

Entry to the Fjord

Entry to the Fjord

Together with In the Fjord, this is from my Norwegian fjord series of origami works. Folded from hand-made paper with oatmeal.

Quake Logo

Quake Logo

Quake, released almost 25 years ago, was a major revolution in the first-person shooter genre. The first game of this type to represent reasonably realistic ...

In the Fjord

In the Fjord

View into a Norwegian fjord, folded from a sheet of hand-made paper.

Lucky Star Tessellation

Lucky Star Tessellation

This is a tessellation of the molecule which I first used in Lucky Star Box and which I later extended into Lucky Star Fractal. As I learned after the fact, ...

Fat Penguin

Fat Penguin

Once in a while, I design something other than a tessellation or a box. This geometric penguin model came about during Outdoor Origami Meeting as I was playi...

Woven Rhombi

Woven Rhombi

This piece uses an 18×18 grid but since each molecule is 4×4, a 16×16 grid works as well, though you get a straight edge instead of the overhanging rhombi. I...