How To Make An Origami Darth Vader
Mar05

How To Make An Origami Darth Vader

Darth Vader never looked so cute! Or, come to think of it, so fragile. He certainly doesn’t look capable of leading the Empire’s eradication of the Jedi Order. If only Luke had this little guy to deal with instead of the real thing! This decidedly less formidable version of the Galactic Republic’s most renowned villain was created by origami master Tadashi Mori. Want to make one of your own? Then just follow the instructions in the...

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Armenian Illustrator Completes His Cut-Out Dresses With Everyday Objects
Jan16

Armenian Illustrator Completes His Cut-Out Dresses With Everyday Objects

Armenian fashion illustrator Edgar Artis uses stylized paper cut outs and everyday objects to create beautiful dresses. His creative fashion sketches include such items as rose petals, various plants and food, even buildings. He’s not the first to explore this idea – previously we wrote about an architect and fashion illustrator Shamekh Bluwi, who also used various everyday objects to complete his fashion dresses. More...

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16 Stunning Works Of Origami Art To Celebrate World Origami Day
Nov13

16 Stunning Works Of Origami Art To Celebrate World Origami Day

November 11 is Origami Day in Japan, where the paper crane has become a symbol of peace, but did you know that Origami isn’t an entirely Japanese invention? Ancient Japanese origami used cut or marked paper, and was first mentioned in a poem from 1680. In Europe 100 years later, German pedagogue Friedrich Fröbel taught kindergarten children simple mathematical forms by folding whole pieces of paper. This system was imported to Japan...

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Woman Quits Her HR Job To Create Paper Art
Aug10

Woman Quits Her HR Job To Create Paper Art

It can be terrifying to leave the security of a salaried job to pursue your passion, but this is precisely what Turkish artist Sena Runa did earlier this year. The former HR specialist now does paper quilling full time. Runa has the following advice for those yearning to do the same: “Everything you create could be art, so if you believe that you make beautiful things, then you’ll see that everyone will agree. I am new in the art...

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