Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Toward a Lineless Origami

It's not entirely impossible as a goal, as these experiments show.
But how far can this be taken?


Posting these before I ruin her face from overwork, as I surely will. You can still see the smoothness of the paper I am trying to preserve. --S.


Added Nov. 17. Here she is at a later stage.

And finished:

Sunday, October 10, 2010


Wet-folded from an uncut rectangle of Canson paper.

In recent years most of my face-work has been from foil-backed paper (and in the 1980s it was from pure foil), but I've always wanted to see which of the techniques work also with pure paper. I'm slowly learning how to wet-fold, so here are some preliminary results.