The Sunday Paper #470
July 23, 2023
Origami in the Garden, the brainchild of Kevin and Jennifer Box –who turn origami forms into giant metal sculptures – has a new touring exhibition called Florigami – which will open in August at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
Check out the July/August issue of Popular Mechanics, featuring an animated paper airplane. The magazine is celebrating their fascinating history with this contribution to the field of aerodynamics and engineering.
I enjoyed watching how Philomena Marano creates her unique paper cuts from the bottom up (click through to watch a video). Marano says: “Piecing the whole artwork together is like building something layer by layer, so it’s almost sculptural.”
Corn starch isn’t just for cooking! Read about the other applications, including its role in the paper manufacturing process.
- Have you had a chance to listen to my interview with Brian Queen on Paper Talk? He had some great recommendations, which you will find at the bottom of the show notes page.
Papermaking Series: High Shrinkage Abaca
Here’s the latest in my series of papermaking video.
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