Pixel art


This is a category of models which create a pattern or image from many small points, like the pixels on a computer monitor.

This page lists models of a single type. You might be interested in folding instructions instead.
Dune Flower

Dune Flower

A different arrangement of the same molecule as in my Dune Tessellation. Some other arrangements are also possible with a bit of tweaking.

Happy 2018!

Happy 2018!

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 ...

Dune Tessellation

Dune Tessellation

A new design of mine, Dune Tessellation (long slit variant).

Scroll of Time: 2017

Scroll of Time: 2017

I wanted to try something new this year, so I folded this model from thin parchment paper whereas most of the time I use much thicker papers. Modern parchmen...

Square Pixel Tessellation

Square Pixel Tessellation

This is my recent design for folding arbitrary bitmap images as origami tessellations. Unlike using four-sink-base (see Saturn Tessellation), each molecule r...

Four-Sink-Base Tessellation

Four-Sink-Base Tessellation

This kind of tessellation is not very interesting in itself, but has been invented and used by many authors independently as basis for more advanced designs....

Saturn Tessellation

Saturn Tessellation

This tessellation is based on a 128×92 grid. Image is created from a four-sink-base tessellation by folding up some of the squares’ corners. While I’ve seen ...