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The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Origami TV

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

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.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Things Happen

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

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.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

A Thousand Cranes

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

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.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Cheating Creativity

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

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

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

It’s All How You Look at It

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

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 ...

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

What Did I Do with that Winning Ticket?

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

You can fold just about anything that’s paper: Post-its, dollar bills, gum wrappers, empty sugar packets, etc.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Life Is So Complicated

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

The trickier the folds, the more complicated origami gets. The more challenging, and yes, the more rewarding.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Works in Progress

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

While I’m folding origami, people often try to guess what I’m making before I’m finished. We are all works in progress and don’t know what we will yet become.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Another “Real Lives of Origami Figures”

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

For those who have never folded a crane before, there comes a point at the end where you choose which of the two “tails” will be the bird’s head. Once decided, it’s just a matter of a simple inside reverse fold to form it.

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

The Real Lives of Origami Figures

Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

It’s a thought that came to me while my wife and I were having breakfast at a diner recently—I took the paper band that held my napkin, fork, and knife together, and folded it into an origami figure. Putting it down next to my wife’s unfolded paper ...

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I'm a visual artist, poet, and sansei born in Santa Rosa, CA. I now live in Connecticut with my wife Luisa and work as a graphic designer. Although I'm primarily a painter, I love drawing cartoons. Cartoons: www.infjoe.wordpress.com, Paintings: www.aaroncaycedokimura.com.

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