Here’s a great time lapsed video of how to create an origami version of Evangelion Unit 01
Might be a bit tough to start with that art but still interesting to watch.
If you’re looking for a less complicated way to start with Origami, here are some other unusual figures (Web 2.0) to try out
- Weekend activity: Create some paper toys
- Weekend activity: Cloud spotting
- Weekend Activity: Browse the National Archives with Digital Vaults
- Weekend activity: Have Fun with Ms. Dewey
If its raining or its too cold (or too hot) or whichever other reason you have not to go outside here are some unusual paper toys that surely will impress your friends (or kids).
Many of these toys can be made with just a few sheets of paper, scissors and some tape, others like for example the the Paper Rose or Flower paper (see link section below) are more elaborate but should still be mastered by everyone.
The toys we chosen for this article are more like the ones you would create when you sit together with a group of friends or want to show your kids something old Daddy or Mom can do. There are of course many others that use templates to be printed on photo paper, cut with an art knife and then glued together. We provide links for these too…
With the weekend coming up we would like to suggest to you something different: Cloud watching or cloud spotting as its also called by UK based Pretor-Pinney who has founded the Cloud Appreciation Society. The society now has about 5000 members from 39 countries. 38 year old Oxford University graduate Pretor-Pinney who calls himself a [...]
The National Archives have put 1,200 of its 20 Billion documents online for access through an 2D search interface. Digital Vaults as the Adobe Flash interface is called allows you to explore photographs, documents and video clip plus the connections between them.
Once all interface elements are loaded, the application presents you with a series of starting point, click one and the image for the selected topic will be shown in the center of the window surrounded by related items.
Additional information is available for each of the items by clicking on them and…
You can say a lot about Ms. Dewey the Flash interface that Microsoft has put up to promote its Live Search web site. It might be tacky, completely useless for a search engine, they could have chosen a different girl, a complete waste of time. It’s fun – maybe not for longer than a few [...]