Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

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Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby dazda » November 1st, 2019, 2:52 pm

Let it Rain!

Constraints: no cuts, no glue, MC allowed only for shaping or for preparing sheets, 1 or more sheets of paper (preferably), any convex format works... You should give us some insights about your creation.

As you may know or not, my nickname is papeRain, thus I chose for this monthly challenge a subject close to that: Let it Rain! Feel free to interpret it in your own artistic perception. I am looking forward to see every participation. Feel free to spread the word to every corner where some potential designer may hide!

A last catch: only the first successfully posted umbrella counts / all other umbrellas will NOT qualify as a participation, but I will look at them anyway. Have fun! :) Dasa (papeRain)

Edit: I was asked if painting is allowed and I decided that it is allowed, but please mention it in the description so that we can recognize traditional color change versus painting.
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby Baltorigamist » November 2nd, 2019, 12:26 am

Asking for clarification: So only one person can submit an umbrella?
I have a different idea for this one, but it’s still not exactly clear (to me, at least) what you mean by that last paragraph.
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby dazda » November 2nd, 2019, 8:58 am

Hi, yes, you got it right. I wanted to avoid having too many umbrella submissions, thus only first umbrella posted would count. But umbrella still can be a part of a submission, if it's not only the umbrella (like Mary Poppins holding umbrella would be very fine). I hope it's clear now :)
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby origami_8 » November 11th, 2019, 4:59 pm

Raindrop

ImageAnna Kastlunger - Raindrop by origami_8, auf Flickr
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby origami_8 » November 11th, 2019, 5:41 pm

Rainy weather
This one is just a proof of concept. I guess it would be possible to fold a really cool colour change model with the person in front and the cloud above in one colour, the rain in the other.
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby dazda » November 11th, 2019, 5:46 pm

That's a nice idea! I like also the simplicity of your raindrop. Will you work on rainy weather concept some more? I would love to see that possibly really cool color change model! :)
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby origami_8 » November 11th, 2019, 5:54 pm

Lets see, if time permits...
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby firstfold » November 12th, 2019, 6:18 pm

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“MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark
All the sweet, green icing flowing down
Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again
Oh no!”
Sung by Richard Harris 1968 Written by Jimmy Webb
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iplpKwxFH2I

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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby SteveDC » November 19th, 2019, 1:34 pm

Hi all,
I finally made an account, just for this challenge! i will try to engage in more challenges in the future and generally be a more active member :-) I think the mask 'let it rain' speaks for itself. It's made form 1 uncut equilateral triangle arches 300gsm, painted.
ps. I tried posting using tapatalk twice, but didn't work. If those posts do show up later on, I am sorry for that and will remove them asap

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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby origami_8 » November 20th, 2019, 10:05 pm

Hi SteveDC, welcome on board. Don't worry about the other posts, I took care of them while approving this one. It is a little inconvenient that new members can't see their own posts until they have been approved by a Moderator, but the moderation of the first three posts is a very effective way to keep the Forum clean of Spam.
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby Gerardo » November 21st, 2019, 10:23 pm

Clever idea SteveDC :).
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby SteveDC » November 22nd, 2019, 1:14 pm

Thanks, Gerardo! And thanks, origami_8 for cleaning up my 3 attempts ☺️
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby marsch » November 23rd, 2019, 7:57 am

"Rain" Tessellation.

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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby firstfold » November 29th, 2019, 6:20 am

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This is a Rainbow pop up - See the video on Facebook
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Re: Monthly Design Challenge November 2019

Postby Gerardo » November 29th, 2019, 2:05 pm

Please add a link to the Facebook video firstfold :).
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