Download Origami Tesselations - Awe-inspiring Geometric Designs by Eric Gjerde PDF

By Eric Gjerde

Eric Gjerde demonstrates 25 of his favourite tessellations and turns them into initiatives for novices in addition to skilled origamists. With step by step directions, illustrated crease styles, and how-to pictures, you'll discover ways to create those tremendous designs your self. Eric's first e-book covers the basics of origami tessellations, offers background, and describes basic starting suggestions with certain illustrations and pictures. an intensive gallery showcases tessellations folded through the world's major origami fantastic artists---inspiring you to scan, innovate, and finally create your personal specific designs.

Show description

Read or Download Origami Tesselations - Awe-inspiring Geometric Designs PDF

Best crafts books

Origami Tesselations - Awe-inspiring Geometric Designs

Eric Gjerde demonstrates 25 of his favourite tessellations and turns them into initiatives for novices in addition to skilled origamists. With step by step directions, illustrated crease styles, and how-to pictures, you'll learn how to create those amazing designs your self. Eric's first ebook covers the basics of origami tessellations, offers historical past, and describes easy starting options with precise illustrations and images.

Origami Under the Sea (Dover Origami Papercraft)

Twenty-five attractive origami initiatives of aquatic creatures function mollusks, crustaceans, frogs, fishes, and sea mammals. Ranging in trouble from uncomplicated to advanced, versions comprise Siamese struggling with fish, walrus, whales, conches, swordfish, crab, lobster, and so forth.  Step-by-step illustrations increase the detailed directions.

Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Weaving with Rings and Scale Maille

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a set of latest, less-common weaves and not easy tasks that encourage and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts off through reviewing simple chain maille weaves for you to set the degree for the extra complicated weaves during this ebook. She explains strategies wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: equipment for last a weave, operating with micro jewelry, operating huge scale, and utilizing substitute fabrics in weaves. The publication is then divided into four sections, each one dedicated to a selected form of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that contain sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a outstanding impact. Sprinkled in the course of the illustrated step by step directions for every weave approach are helpful guidance from Karen to aid confirm a stunning entire piece.

By the Block: 18 Surprisingly Simple Quilts

Easy, refined quilts sewn "by the block. "

Winner of the 2015 Australian Craft Award - most sensible New ebook

Today's quilters have many calls for on their time yet nonetheless are looking to create appealing quilts. via the Block indicates the time-poor quilter easy methods to make refined, complex-looking quilts which are in accordance with easy-to-assemble cover blocks. The 18 quilts within the e-book function smooth textile offerings and shrewdpermanent layout, yet all use general quilting strategies which are in almost each quilter's ability set.
Author Siobhan Rogers has designed quilts starting from crib- to king-size for beds in addition to numerous huge tasks appropriate for placing. 4 of the quilts have colorway diversifications that convey the flexibility of the elemental layout. The ebook is geared up based on strategy equivalent to log cabins, half-square triangles, or curved piecing, yet every one venture deals a brand new twist at the conventional tools of piecing and developing quilts. a few of the cover blocks are outsized, which support the quilter paintings successfully, and the writer deals extra timesaving counsel.

Additional info for Origami Tesselations - Awe-inspiring Geometric Designs

Example text

Now, squash it flat into a triangle twist (see photo 2). Repeat the squashing all the way around the central hexagon (see photo 3). 4 Tracking along one of the pleats extending outward, fold a new triangle twist centered two pleat lengths out from the edge of the first twist. ) Work your way around to create a new hexagon with triangle twists. The new hexagon will share two triangles with the center hexagon (see photo 4). 5 Continue outward from the central hexagon in all directions, making more hexagons connected to the center (see photo 5) and then radiating out in orderly fashion from the center.

6 Each layer has more and more hexagons as you work your way outward . By maintaining the same pleat orientation, the folds will all flow into each other. You can continue this tessellation into infinity by following the basic folding pattern . See an extended version of Spread Hexagons on page 119 in the Gallery section . I:I) tll:U\CiONS o @ In Tiled Hexagons, the pleats of a basic hexagon tiling are connected by triangle twists-important folds for origamists to learn. ~-, Triangle Grid, page 7 Triangle Twist, page 16 Instructions On a triangle grid, mark out a hexagon three pleats wide on each side centered on the paper.

Choose a translucent or light paper, because a beautiful pattern appears when the piece is backlit. ~ ,- - techniques Square Grid, page 6 Instructions 1 On a 32-by-32 square grid, fold the diagonal crease lines indicated on the crease pattern . This tessellation has quite a few diagonal creases, and working the piece will be much easier if you fold them ahead of time rather than as you go along . Make sure the valley- and mountain-fold orientations are correct, because the design won't fold together properly otherwise (see photo 1).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 29 votes