Papercraft

Creating animations

To get an idea beforehand how the object would fold, animations may come in helpful. Using Blenders animation capabilities, we can determine the fold order easily on the virtual object before actually cutting it into paper. This also allows to create a construction plan for more complex objects. Before losing Read more…

By mst, ago
Allgemein

Kirigami plotting

Pop up cards, also known as Kirigami are a modified variant of Origami, where slit cuts are allowed, or rather: mandatory. Typically, one would find these folded cards which pop up into some threedimensional object when opened. Many professional Kirigami-Makers don’t work manually with scalpels any longer. Rather, they raise Read more…

By mst, ago
Papercraft

Glueless folding of 3D polygon models

The technique is known: polygonal models can be constructed by a flattened pattern by folding and glued together, possibly from several separate parts. Almost no swiss school kid could avoid these flat pattern kits of a local medieval building model. Years later, the swiss kid has run again into these Read more…

By mst, ago