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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by MrsKitty, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. MrsKitty

    MrsKitty

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    Anybody do origami?

    I don't have the patience for complex stuff but I have gotten on a kick of making boxes over the last few weeks. I saw a huge canvas a guy had covered with various sized boxes in a rainbow of colors and I want to recreate something similar.

    The stars, polyhedra, modular specimens and the like fascinate me. I don't care that much for animals and the like but the shapes with all the angles just draw me in.
     
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    HollowHead Firm member

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    I went to a wedding a few years ago where both parties were Japanese by ancestry. The ladies spent the previous night making origami swans? geese? for every single place-setting and it was a very nice touch. HH
     

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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Very impressive talent, I'd never have the patience (or dexterity) to learn.
     
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    mhambi κολασμένος

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    I've done a few things... birds, boxes, etc. The best was a... um... well there's a moderator that used to do pendants that were similar.

    :whistling:
     
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    MO Fugga Malt Liqra® Lifetime Member

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    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Post some pics!
     
  7. MrsKitty

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    Nothing special. Just boxes.
     
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    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I can do a pretty wicked Pterodactyl...
     
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    ...or a broach?
    ...or a hat?
     
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    I cannot find pictures of it but when we graduated from flight school, the day before we got our wings we got our bar. One of the guys in the class knew how to origami wings that looks damn near like Army Novice wings so we all pestered him to make a metric buttload of them.

    Instead of silver dollars we gave those to the first salute we got. Everyone thought that rather cool.
     
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    tous GET A ROPE!

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  14. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    And Leeeeoonnns getting larrrrrggggerrrrr!
     
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    FullClip NRA Benefactor CLM

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    I've never been able to learn art of origami, but this web site is of real artist. You can buy real art.

    http://origamiboulder.com/

    Wonder how many have sent him a few bucks for the laugh...:supergrin:
     
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    Mrs.Cicero Wayward Member

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    For Christmas, my mom makes boxes out of the Christmas cards and puts stuff in them for everyone. Once she and my dad lost their minds and decide to fold 200 of them for favors for a party...

    We've been known to fold them in decreasing size, put them inside one another, and stuff the last one with a Hershey's kiss, or something equally annoying.

    I don't do paper origami, but I do fabric origami... butterflies and flowers to use in my quilts. If I can find the pics, I'll post them tonight.
     
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    I'll sit at Hooters and make origami stuff out of $1 bills.
    The ladies keep them. Heaven knows why.

    I can make a swan, a crab, a heart and a six pointed (ninja) star.
     
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    Foxterriermom No place like home

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    Have never done it but would like to give it a try. The little boxes are cute!!
     
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    MK, maybe nothing special, but way better than I can do!



    You should post pics. And if you'd given me one I'd keep it too.
     
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