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  • This page contains various and sundry links to international origami societies, origami artists, and other origami resources on the web.
  • The term "Monumental" in "Monumental Origami" refers to size: this is large-scale origami, intended to make a visual impact from a distance.
  • If one takes the narrowest possible dictionary definition of the term, a "crease pattern," or CP, is nothing more than a set of lines that is a representation of some subset of folds in an origami shape, real or imagined. But it can be, is, more; the deeper question is, what does a crease pattern represent to some person?
  • In 1999, I was commissioned by Brailsford Studio (San Diego, California) to create four origami bronzes as part of the public art component of the Downtown Transit Mall project commissioned by the City of Santa Monica and the Big Blue Bus.
  • Where to get paper, books, and other origami supplies.
  • A gorgeous nighttime photo of a 10-foot steel origami sculpture, with the universe as backdrop.
  • A commissioned mosquito for the New Yorker magazine.
  • An unexpected spectral appearance in a photo of origami at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.
  • I am often asked what kind of paper to use for origami. There is no single answer; it depends on what you're folding. On this page, I'll talk a little bit about the most common types of paper for origami and my own experiences with them.