After a very long fallow period, a flurry of ideas yesterday and today resulted in this six unit construction, which looks at first glance like a dodecahedron. I was working on an old piece called “Irrico” (meaning Irregular Icosahedron), and I found that I could easily turn the units inside out to produce a new […]
Sing Choirs of Angels!
This Angel was originally discovered by Alex Oliveira, and is a simplified variation of this Fairy from 2003. The Angel works well both as a freestanding figure and as a pop-up greetings card, and these diagrams show both alternatives. If you decide to make a greetings card, don’t flatten the Angel’s head too much when […]
The LAMB butterfly
A little challenge emerged a couple of months ago: to create an origami butterfly as a tribute to Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander, who were guest teachers at the BOS Birmingham online meeting in August. Michael is well known as a butterfly creator: many of these are dedicated to his friends, and form the backbone […]
Lamb Panorama at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
At last I’m delighted to announce that the incredible moving panorama London to Hong Kong in Two Hours, painted in 1860 by my grandfathers John Lamb Primus and John Lamb Secundus, was acquired in 2018 by the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles. You can read all about the panorama here. You can […]