Miniature Origami is to fold minute models out of paper. Folding these miniature models can be a real challenge. Folding very small sheet of paper can be sometimes very challenging. The miniature models can be really amazing to view and is applauded by all.
Origami as an art could be very joyful and relaxing but the extensive use of paper in origami does not deem it to be environment friendly. Origami designs can be folded out of various kinds of paper depending upon the design to be folded. Paper used for origami can range from the very simple and easily available Printer Paper to the specially designed Origami Paper.
Origami as an art can be practiced for fun and leisure at home and can also be taken up professionally to fold some of the most amazing paper models. Most of us have practiced this art from school days while throwing paper planes at each other and sailing paper boats in the rain waters. Origami has touched everyone's life in some way or the other.
Keeping in mind the importance of trees for our environment, I on the behalf of all the Origami lovers would like to make an appeal that, " Try to restrict the wastage of Paper" and make sincere efforts to fold the designs of Origami with previously used paper, unless you are doing it for a professional purpose.
Origami practiced for domestic and leisure purposes can be done with old used printer supplies, or used note book papers, or used pad papers etc. Use of old used paper for origami with kids can also encourage kids for the conservation of trees and in turn for a better environment.
In an effort to Save Paper; Save Trees; Save Earth, Most of the origami designs on this blog are folded with used paper from printer supplies note books. The use of fresh Origami paper has been restricted to only a few 3D Models, that too only to conserve the beauty of the models.
Origami is the traditional Japanese art of
paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD in Japan and slowly gained
popularity outside Japan. It is an art of folding a simple sheet of paper into
a sculpture. Origami has now evolved as a modern paper art. Origami is practiced
by only folding paper; cutting paper and use of glue are not considered as
Origami can be a hobby with multiple benefits. Origami can
prove to be wonderful way for parents to spend time with their kids. Origami helps
in developing the ability of kids to follow instructions, increase attention spans
and improve motor skills. Concentrating on a simple task like folding paper and
creating shapes can be a great way to release stress. And the great sculptures
thus formed can be taken as a bonus.
Origami has a number of variants that differ in the type of
final product it produces. Action
Origami deals with the moving models that are folded out of paper. Models
made by connected a number of pieces together falls under Modular Origami. Wet Folding
is done with a damp paper to give gentle curves to the models. Some of the most
amazing and wonderful models are folded under 3D Origami.
Among children the most famous Origami models are the Origami
Crane, Origami Airplane and Origami Boat. Children can also create a large
variety of models that are fun and engaging.
This blog is an attempt to guide people of all ages to
create various Origami models ranging over different difficulty levels. One can
start with the easy ones and then go for the difficult ones as an individual
gains confidence and skill.