Color Change Letters

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Color Change Letters

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Is there any way to color change paper so it shows any series of letters? If not, is there are a good base for doing this?

Edit: Sorry, my wording was unclear. I meant to ask if you could color change paper to form a word or name.
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I know it's been done before, but I can't remember by whom. Someone else probably knows more.
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It's called Typeset and it is by Jason Ku and the diagram appears at OUSA Convention 2010 book.
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Recently I found a link on the internet to the complete alphabet in Origami.
Apparently these are designed by Fumiaki Shingu.
Hope this helps :)

http://en.origami-club.com/abc/
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Sorry for the misunderstanding, I was asking if it would be possible to color change a single square piece of paper to create a word.
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Yes, it is possible to create entire color-changed words from a single square. I think Sy Chen has done this to some extent with his signage series. Each word is likely to require a very different design. Short words like "I" are much easier!
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I do like Jeannine Mosely's simple alphabets:

https://origamiusa.org/classes/conventi ... d-alphabet
https://origamiusa.org/classes/conventi ... d-alphabet

Now... what about ONE-fold version?
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I made a word-tessellation: gives you 3x5 blocks of pixels from a 24x24 grid, only visible when backlit
http://snkhan.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php ... dt#p119569
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It is possible to colour change the paper to get words, but it is rather complicated, since you always need both sides of the paper. A far easier approach is to use a tessellation to write words. They are not colour changed but rather easy to write and read.

Here are some examples by Evan Zodl and Alessandro Beber:

ImageEZ Tessellation (Evan Zodl) by Evan Zodl, auf Flickr

ImageEZ Tessellation (EZ Origami Variation) - Evan Zodl by Evan Zodl, auf Flickr

ImageJOAS tessellation by Alessandro Beber, auf Flickr

ImageWHERE IS GOD? [backlight, 2 versions] by Alessandro Beber, auf Flickr
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Majikaru Origami Arufabetto To Sūji by Taichiro Hasegawa has both caps and small letter, numbers, and punctuation, all from squares, all color change. https://www.amazon.com/Majikaru-Origami ... mi+letters
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noneuclidean wrote: June 30th, 2016, 10:07 pm Sorry for the misunderstanding, I was asking if it would be possible to color change a single square piece of paper to create a word.
A bit late for an answer, but I was struggling to fold words from a single sheet (ok: actually a strip of two-colored paper) for some times, and finally published recently a short paper in "Le Pli", the journal of the MFPP, the french paperfolding association.
A preprint in english can be seen at
https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-03242179
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So the best way is to use two-tone paper. Although it is not easy to find it, not every store will find paper of good density and strength.
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