What have you folded lately?

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Good work.
Maybe you should get yourself a bonefolder. Those come in very handy when working with paper as stiff as elephant hide. Back in the days when I folded exclusively with ultra thin papers I couldn't understand why people would use bonefolders but nowadays that I use a broader range of papers I learned to love a good bonefolder (got a really good one by Martha Stewart from Mark Kennedy several years ago).
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Unicorns designed by Kyohei Katsuta
55cm Duo Thai, 30cm & 55cm Duo Hanji, 22cm Shadowfold, 30cm Gold Crinkle Foil
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Unicorn designed by Román Díaz Wetfolded with 30cm Elephant Hide.
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Unicorns designed by Rob Snyder 15cm Folio & kami
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Horse designed by Beth Johnson 30cm Shadowfold & 30cm Duo Thai paper
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Dog designed by Andrew Hudson 30cm Duo Hanji
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Fun Lizard designed by Jared Needle 35cm Golden River paper
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Baby Octopus designed by Boice Wong 35cm Washi Deluxe paper
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Car designed by Marc Kirschenbaum 22cm tissue foil sandwich paper
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Giant Panda designed by Fumiaki Kawahata 15cm kami
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Tiny Dragon designed by Chen Xiao 23cm tissue foil sandwich paper.
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Fancy Crane designed by Jon Tucker 25cm kami.
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That is a supper clean Inoshishigami unknownfolder.

Nice work!
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Was inspired to fold something from elephant hide after seeing unknownfolder's Inoshishigami
This is Roman Diaz's design. From "Origami Essence"

ImageWild Boar by ginshun, on Flickr

And an Ant, from Origami Insects 2. This paper is "Shadow Fold". It is pretty, but not very strong. It ripped during the last steps. This is what I could salvage.

ImageAny by ginshun, on Flickr
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Well done, ginshun! That paper suits the boar very nicely.
origami_8 wrote: November 23rd, 2020, 10:03 am Good work.
Maybe you should get yourself a bonefolder. Those come in very handy when working with paper as stiff as elephant hide. Back in the days when I folded exclusively with ultra thin papers I couldn't understand why people would use bonefolders but nowadays that I use a broader range of papers I learned to love a good bonefolder (got a really good one by Martha Stewart from Mark Kennedy several years ago).
Thanks for the recommendation! I probably should have included that on my Christmas list.

I did get some yellow Elephant Hide (35 cm squares) as a gift. I decided to do Komatsu’s Lion as my first fold with it!

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I’m pleased with the result, but I am a bit worried about it gradually coming unfolded.
Whenever I do complex Origami I get this sinking feeling.
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Very nice :)
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I folded Fumiaki Kawahat's Yoda using double tissue treated with potato mash flakes and a bit of PVA.
I folded Miyajima's bat using just a double tissue treated with the potato mush flakes, but without PVA.
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I folded this model using a 40 cm square of non-bleeding double tissue paper treated with rice flour paste.

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Marc Kirschenbaum's Teddy Bear
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Brian Chan's Katydid

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I folded this model using a 30 cm square of single tissue treated with gelatine and a bit of PVA.

I could have narrowed down the flaps (the paper allows it).

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Thank you, Grace159!

Using more of the yellow elephant hide!

Rhombus Weave
From Eric Gjerde’s Origami Tessellations
35 cm square
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Also finally using some of the handmade YuLong paper from Kim’s Crane.

Little Bird
Satoshi Kamiya
Indeterminate Size of Paper
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Definitely my best rendition of the Little Bird. It was also my first time really heavily using MC for shaping.
Whenever I do complex Origami I get this sinking feeling.
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