The story of a fox hound

The story of a fox hound

Dating from 1975, this is a very early design of mine but it remains one of my favourites. It’s not too difficult, and you can soon knock up quite a pack of baying hounds from a few 2×1 rectangles obtained by cutting standard origami squares in half. The traditional 22.5 degree geometry easily lends itself […]

Finding the Mimosa bush

Finding the Mimosa bush

I’m thrilled to have got back this lost family painting. The Mimosa Bush in Bloom is a water colour painting by my great grandfather John Lamb Secundus. It was painted in South Africa in 1903. It hung at the family home in Bramhall, and I remember it fondly from my childhood.  In recent years, my […]

Season’s Greetings from Dave and Assia!

Season’s Greetings from Dave and Assia!

Just to keep your folding hands in, please add a few more decorations to your Christmas tree. Here’s how. First print out this page on an A4 sheet. Now fold it and make it into a booklet like this. Make the simple origami decoration using Dáša Ševerová‘s excellent photo tutorial. Thanks, Dáša! Finally, if you would […]

Remembering Eric

Remembering Eric

Eric Joisel 15 Nov 1956 – 10 Oct 2010 Here’s one of his masterpieces. Origami : lutin sortant d’une boîte by Alienor.org, Conseil des musées on Sketchfab