22.5deg Insect Challenge?

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22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Baltorigamist » January 19th, 2017, 8:13 pm

This is just an idea I had recently--what about a challenge for designing realistic insects using the 22.5-degree technique? I'm sure it's harder than it sounds, though I know a few designers have succeeded in the past.

RULES:
One uncut square
No glue (MC for shaping is allowed)
No coloring the model--any color changes must be genuine

Would anyone be interested?
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Merlyngami » January 19th, 2017, 8:58 pm

I'm interested, although I can't guarantee I'll come up with anything. :)
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Bodo » January 20th, 2017, 2:24 pm

I'm in :D
I love 22.5 degree insects
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Baltorigamist » January 29th, 2017, 8:58 pm

Alright, good to hear.
I'm working on two of them myself, so those will be posted once I finish folding them.

The only question now is whether there should be a deadline. I'm thinking not because it's so difficult.
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Baltorigamist » April 14th, 2017, 4:45 pm

Forgive the double post, but I finally finished the first model. I can't embed the picture from my ipod, but it's here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/baltofolder/33862441362/

If anyone's able to come out to CenterFold this year, I'm planning on teaching it.
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Bodo » May 13th, 2017, 3:59 pm

Dragonfly 2.0- designed and folded by me
52x52 cm Bananafiber paper
based on 22.5 degree
this design is a revised version of my older dragonfly.
ImageDragonfly 2.0 by bodorigami, auf Flickr
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby BatFiasco » July 18th, 2017, 3:53 pm

I'll give it a go. Insects aren't my specialty, but what the heck.
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Tankoda » August 29th, 2018, 3:19 am

ImageOrigami Scorpion by Travis Nolan, on Flickr

Origami Scorpion, so technically an arachnid, but related at least. 22.5 degree of course
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby greencube07 » August 29th, 2018, 10:10 am

Tankoda wrote:Origami Scorpion, so technically an arachnid, but related at least. 22.5 degree of course


Awesome design!
Here's my design.

ImageSilk Moth by Hyun Seok Kang, Flickr에서

Silk Moth
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Re: 22.5deg Insect Challenge?

Postby Tankoda » August 29th, 2018, 11:03 pm

Nice! Did you take any pictures on a darker background? It's a little hard to make out the details, but it looks like an awesome design, especially being 22.5!
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