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by Nick
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: History of the valley and mountain folding lines
Replies: 12
Views: 11159

Re: History of the valley and mountain folding lines

Joan Sallas has information that our folding lines are developed from 19th century dress-makers instructions. Joan?
by Nick
Sun May 25, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Li Tre Trattati for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 2187

Li Tre Trattati for sale

On June 19th, Sotheby's (Paris) will auction the book "Li Tre Trattati" by Mattia Giegher (Padova: Paolo Frambotto, 1639). The book belonged to Gershon Legman and it is being auction by his widow, Judith Legman. Before, G. Legman purchased the book from a bookseller named Carlo Alberto Chiesa. Li Tr...
by Nick
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Children
Topic: Teaching beginning origami - with focus on design / artistry
Replies: 2
Views: 2266

Re: Teaching beginning origami - with focus on design / arti

> 1. Learning and then modifying simple models - is this realistic for beginners? I suspect not, unless it was a matter of adjusting an angle here and there. I find the decoration of origami allows the folder to feel they have "ownership" of the model. >2. Wetfolding - also, realistic for beginners?...
by Nick
Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: History
Topic: David Lister tribute
Replies: 0
Views: 2256

David Lister tribute

I have taken over the reins for the creation of a tribute to David Lister, in the form of a book to be produced by the BOS. Many thanks to Ray Bolt who began this work. This will contain biographical information about David and selections of his (many) excellent written essays about all aspects of o...
by Nick
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Diagrams
Topic: CAD tools for diagrams
Replies: 1
Views: 2360

Re: CAD tools for diagrams

I still use illustrator to make 2D diagrams. I share your dream that one day we can easily produce 3D animated diagrams!
by Nick
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: History
Topic: Teaching geometry with paperfolding (Argentina- 1958)
Replies: 1
Views: 2592

Re: Teaching geometry with paperfolding (Argentina- 1958)

Really interesting!
by Nick
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: History
Topic: old book folding
Replies: 0
Views: 2376

old book folding

Not quite origami, but interesting ;)

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/01/t ... rent-ways/
by Nick
Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: History
Topic: An origami museum opens!
Replies: 3
Views: 3040

An origami museum opens!

Does anyone have inside infromation about this?

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2009264/0/
by Nick
Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Models and presentation
Topic: Star Talers Ball
Replies: 0
Views: 3310

Star Talers Ball

I met Angelika Schwengers at the recent Didactics convention and she showed me her development of a model, I loved it & offered to make diagrams, so here they are ;) http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/wp_ori/wp-content/uploads/star_talers_ball1.jpg http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/wp_ori/wp-co...
by Nick
Mon Nov 25, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Random posts
Topic: Facebook page
Replies: 0
Views: 2459

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