Welcome to another edition of this week in origami where we feature the most awesome new origami uploaded to the Internet during the past week.  I couldn’t really think of a clever title this week but what can you do?

Let’s get started with this great star by Rui Roda with some very nice custom paper.

Pink Star

Shining Star, Designed by Hoang Tien Quyet and Folded by Rui Roda

Video instructions available from HTQuyet Origami on YouTube


Next we have this beautiful Styracosaurus by 晓 陈.


Styracosaurus, Designed by Kaede Nakamura and Folded by 晓 陈

Crease pattern available on Tanteidan Magazine #154


Ta Trung Dong folded this adorable little pair of dolphins.


Dolphin, Designed and Folded by Ta Trung Dong

Instructions not available


Shuki Kato folded a couple of really great and complex looking models this week.

Food Chain

Food Chain, Designedby Yong Ik Jang and Folded by Shuki Kato

Instructions not available



Kabutomushi, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Shuki Kato

Diagrams available in World of Super Complex Origami


P. Colman folded this fantastic giraffe and hand painted the paper with the giraffe pattern.


Giraffe, Designed by Shuki Kato and Folded by P. Colman

Diagrams available from Origami USA


Byriah Loper folded another complex set of interlocking shapes.

Two Interlocking Wrinkled Hyperboloidal Tetrahedrically Hexaugmented Hexediminished Truncated Tetrahedra (Byriah Loper)

Two Interlocking Wrinkled Hyperboloidal Tetrahedrically Hexaugmented Hexediminished Truncated Tetrahedra, Designed and Folded by Byriah Loper

Instructions not available


Hiroaki Kobayashi folded several great origami models this week.  The dumpling design is especially awesome.


Giraffe, Designed by Gen Hagiwara and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan 18th Convention



Sheep, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available



Dumpling, Designed and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available


Daniel Bermejo folded this fantastic angel just in time for Christmas.


Angel, Designed and Folded by Daniel Bermejo

Instructions not available


戴璐 Folded a fantastic spinosaurus with an awesome tongue.


Spinosaurus, Designed and Folded by 戴璐

Instructions not available


Andrey Ermakov folded this really cool looking tessellation.

Thistle Tessellation

Thistle, Designed and Folded by Andrey Ermakov

Instructions not available


Melina Hermsen folded this very interesting sort of scene of an animal fading away.

Fading Glory

Fading Glory, Designed and Folded by Melina Hermsen

Instructions not available


Mariano Zavala B. folded this fantastic rooster.


Rooster, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Mariano Zavala B.

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan 19th Convention


Ivan Svatko folded this beautiful crested kingfisher.

Crested Kingfisher

Crested Kingfisher, Designed by Morisue Kei and folded by Ivan Svatko

Diagrams available in Tanteidan Magazine #144


Adriano Davanzo also folded a great looking origami kingfisher with a fish in it’s mouth, all from one sheet of paper.

Feast of the King

Feast of the King, Designed by Sebastien Limet and Folded by Adriano Davanzo

Diagrams available in V International Origami Internet Olympiad


Finally we have this incredible character designed by João Charrua with his signature slightly creepy looking style.

Hat Man

Hat Man, Designed and Folded by João Charrua

Instructions not available


That’s it for another edition of This Week in Origami.  Be sure to check back again next Friday for another week of origami and definitely check out and follow all these artists on Flickr.

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