The Real Lives of Origami Figures

My mother taught me how to fold when I was a kid, and I've been folding ever since. Origami figures are fun to make and marvel at, but what are they REALLY like?

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Origami TV

When I teach people how to fold simple origami figures, I often suggest that they unfold and refold a finished figure to solidify in their minds how it is made—dissection and reconstruction.

 

*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe on May 8, 2014.

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Things Happen

I’m a planner, and I think it’s good to plan and prepare. But sometimes, things just happen, life happens, and you just have to roll with it.

*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe on April 26, 2014.

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A Thousand Cranes

Another installment of The Real Lives of Origami Figures. It’s a hard balancing act: my need of space on one hand and responsibility towards the people in my life on the other. And occasional feelings of insignificance mixed in.

*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe on April 25, 2014.

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Cheating Creativity

I have actually been accused of cheating. In art! It boggles my mind.

*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe on August 25, 2013.

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It’s All How You Look at It

I recently got an iPad for traveling abroad. I wanted to be able to write and draw without lugging my trusty (but heavy) laptop around, as well as paper, pens, scanner, etc. I’ve been doing my recent “origami” cartoons on my iPad with the Paper app by 53 and a Wacom Tech Corp. Bamboo stylus.

*This cartoon was originally published on INFJoe on August 23, 2013.

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