Sunday, June 28, 2009

Pair Blade by Miyuki Kawamura

I first saw this model at the Meenakshi Mukerji's gallery and it didn't impress me much. But few days ago I was surfing Flickr and I found this amazing model made by Déli, and I did absolutely fall for it.

30 units, paper size 7,5*7,5cm - about 15 cm in diameter. Easy to fold, all units are joined with glue.
Pair Blade by Miyuki Kawamura. Units

Pair Blade by Miyuki Kawamura

Pair Blade by Miyuki Kawamura

Pair Blade by Miyuki Kawamura

Was published in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 91.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Marbling Star by Miyuki Kawamura

This model was published in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 102. Here is the diagram:

Like other models by Miyuki Kawamura, the units are very easy to fold. This one was not easy to assemble. B
ut actually it's possible... and of course, I used some glue to join them together!

30 units, dodecahedral shape (
point: 3 units, hole: 5 units). Paper size 7,0*7,0 cm, about 12 cm in diameter.

The author's model looks like this:


but I decided to increase a little the angle (step 4) to get a more solid shape:
Marbling Star by Miyuki Kawamura

Marbling Star by Miyuki Kawamura

Marbling Star by Miyuki Kawamura

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Amaryllis by Miyuki Kawamura

Icosahedral model - 30 units. point: 5 units, hole: 3 units
Amaryllis by Miyuki Kawamura

Amaryllis by Miyuki Kawamura

Dodecahedral model - 30 units. point: 3 units, hole: 5 units
Amaryllis by Miyuki Kawamura

Amaryllis by Miyuki Kawamura

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Stella Conica type 2 by Miyuki Kawamura

This was another attempt to understand the logic of Miyuki Kawamura's models. It don't come easy for me. They are very beautiful, interesting, and the modules are easy to fold, but getting them together is beyond my understanding! This one was joined with glue and the process was insanely long... Maybe there's an easier way to go but I don´t get it!

Stella conica

Stella conica

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Kusudama No 37

A variation of the kusudama No. 37 from the book "Hana no kusudama" by Mariko Kubo.

Version of kusudama No. 37

Modules G2+m

Modules F+q

Crystal of ice by Mio Tsugawa

This model consists of 30 modules, paper size 7,5*7,5 cm. The modules are easy to fold, but they're joined together with glue. You can order the diagram here.
Crystal of ice

Crystal of ice

Crystal of ice

Crystal of ice

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Blutenball

In general, I like making this model. The only inconvenience is that you have to use some glue to join 30 pieces. Paper size as usual 7,5*7,5 cm. You can find a tutorial here, and a video instruction here.
Blutenball

Blutenball

This little one consists of 6 modules
entirely on glue.
Blutenball

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Lovely heart var. 2 by Mio Tsugawa

This kusudama entirely justifies its name! It's a really lovely work created by Mio Tsugawa. Paper size 5,5*5,5 cm. The diagram can be ordered here.

Lovely heart No. 2

Lovely heart No. 2