Welcome to another edition of this week in origami (TWO or maybe TWiO) where we feature the most awesome origami I saw posted on the Internet during the past week.  There was a lot of cool stuff this week so let’s get started.

First up is this majestic wyvern by Philipp-Marius Kost.

Origami Wyvern

Wyvern, Designed and folded by Philipp-Marius Kost

Crease pattern available here

Original image on Flickr

 

Then we have this adorable tortoise folded by Rui Roda.

Origami Turtle

Tortoise, Designed by Sébastien Limet and folded by Rui Roda

Diagrams available in AEP Convention book 2014

Original image on Flickr

 

Joseph Wu created a great looking Japanese macaque and a sumo wrestler that’s a big improvement over his previous version from earlier in the week.

Origami Japanese Macaque

Japanese Macaque, Designed and Folded by Joseph Wu

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Sumo Wrestler

Rikishi (Sumo Wrestler), Designed and Folded by Joseph Wu

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Maria Sinayskaya folded a few kusudamas this week.  Here are two of my favourite ones, I love the paper she used.

Origami Kusudama

Origami Sonobe, Designed and Folded by Maria Sinayskaya

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Kusudama

Origami Kusudama, Designed and Folded by Maria Sinayskaya

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Petr Stuchlý made some updates to his Weedy Sea Dragon model and took a great new photo.

Origami Weedy Sea Dragon

Weedy Sea Dragon, Designed and Folded by Petr Stuchlý

Crease pattern available here

Original image on Flickr

 

Ekaterina Lukasheva discovered a new kusudama and I love the choice of stone coloured paper she made.

Origami Kusudama

?, Designed and Folded by Ekaterina Lukasheva

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

João Charrua created one of the most unique and expressive looking origami models I’ve ever seen.

Empty Angel

Empty Angel, Designed and Folded by João Charrua

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Fabian Correa folded this fantastic looking gorilla.  I love the curved look and pose of this model.

Origami Gorilla

Gorilla, Designed and folded by Fabian Correa

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Melina Hermsen folded this cute sloth-like creature hanging from a tree branch.

Let's Hang Around

Let’s Hang Around, Designed and Folded by Melina Hermsen

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Myles Gardiner folded this fantastic violinist.

Origami Violinist

Violinist, Designed by Hojyo Takashi and Folded by Myles Gardiner

Diagrams available in Kamiya to Flow Creation Origami Challenge -! Treasure Box of Creative Ideas

Original image on Flickr

 

Next up is this beautiful crab folded by Han-Sheng Yang.

Origami Crab

Shore Crab, Designed by Brian Chan and Folded by Han-Sheng Yang

Diagrams available in AEP Convention 2008

Original image on Flickr

 

Kaede Nakamura folded some awesome looking dinosaurs.

Origami Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus, Designed and Folded by Kaede Nakamura

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Sthyracosaurus

Sthyracosaurus, Designed and Folded by Kaede Nakamura

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Hiroaki Kobayashi folded these adorable looking pugs.

Origami Pugs

Pug, Designed and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

I’ve always loved Fumiaki Kawahata’s Yoda model and Hande Orhun did a fantastic job folding it.

Origami Yoda

Yoda, Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata and Folded by Hande Orhun

Diagrams available here

Original image on Flickr

 

Next up is this adorable family of crabs made with just one square of paper!

Origami Crab Family

A Crab and Its Kids, Designed by Meguro Toshiyuki and folded by sakuryu(╯3╰)

Crease pattern available in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 82

Original image on Flickr

 

Next up is a great origami creeper from the videogame Minecraft.

Origami Creeper

Creeper, Designed by Jeremy Shafer and Folded by Origami bluedandelion

Video instructions here

Original image on Flickr

 

Mariano folded a couple of great models including this awesome looking frog.

Climb Peaks

Climb Peaks, Designed by Sebastien Limet and Folded by Mariano

Diagrams available in Drawing Origami Tome 1

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Kangaroo

Kangaroo, 2013 Version, Designed by Gen Hagiwara and Folded by Mariano

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 147

Original image on Flickr

 

Xu Daniel folded some very detailed and very small models.

Origami Tarantula

Tarantula, Designed by Robert Lang and Folded by Xu Daniel

Video instructions available hereCrease pattern available here

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Mater

Mater, Designed by Nguyen Hung Cuong and Folded by Xu Daniel

Crease pattern available here

Original image on Flickr

 

Matthew LaBoone was testing out a new light box and photographed this awesome origami beetle.

Origami Goliath Beetle

Goliath Beetle, Designed by Robert Lang and Folded by Matthew LaBoone

Diagrams available in OrigamiUSA Annual Collection 1998

Original image on Flickr

 

Then, Artur Biernacki folded this amazing origami Sleipnir from Norse mythology.

Origami Sleipnir

Sleipnir 2.0, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Artur Biernacki

Diagrams available in Works of Satoshi Kamiya 2, 2002-2009

Original image on Flickr

 

Finally Alessandro Beber folded these two really awesome and complex looking tessellations.

Origami Penrose+ Tessellation

Penrose+, Designed and Folded by Alessandro Beber

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

Origami Space One Tessellation

Space One, Designed and Folded by Alessandro Beber

Instructions not available

Original image on Flickr

 

That’s it for another week.  Be sure to check out and follow all of these incredible origami artists and check back next week for another “This Week in Origami”.