Monday, April 19, 2010

Wet-Folding

OK.... I think this is cool....


Wet-folding is a technique introduced to the world by Japanese origami master
Akira Yoshizawa, involving the dampening of thick papers in order to make them more foldable and create sturdier models.
Wet-folding can make the difference between a model that looks like this:

and a model that looks like this:



Think of the possibilities!

6 comments:

Pop Art Minis said...

Very cool! Followed from Twitter! Great Blog!

slommler said...

Wow! I never thought about wet folding!! Hmmmm....!!! You are so right! The possibilities are endless! I love it!
Hugs
SueAnn

Ruth Welter said...

Hi La Donna, I love your new blog...just beautiful.

Ruth

Marie Antionette said...

Hello LaDonna,
I'm slow these days ,but here I am.
First...Happy 18th birthday Ben.You sure are a handsome young man.
Second...Wow those deserts look awesome and now I want something sweet.
Third...The origami is really kool.My daughter dabbles a bit with it.She loves it.
Third...Please tell me when your work in progress is done.It looks so beautiful now ,when I enlarged the picture.I'm on pins and needles here...LOL May God bless you and I will email you soon.
Hugs Marie Antionette

Lenae May said...

Wonderful application with mere water!
Gotta love the simple stuff with the magical tendencies!

Thanks for dropping by and your always appreciated encouragement my dear!!!
Lenae

ArtSnark said...

very cool!