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Artist Martin Hunt - Detailed Star Wars Origami Models

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by starwarigami, Sep 4, 2012.

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Which model should I attempt to fold next?

  1. ATST

    18.2%
  2. Gungan Sub

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Slave 1

    45.5%
  4. Vulture Droid

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Trade Federation Landing Ship

    9.1%
  6. Y-Wing

    36.4%
  7. Snowspeeder

    9.1%
  8. Other - please specify

    9.1%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    Some of you may already be familiar with Chris Alexander's new book, allowing you to quickly and easily fold origami models of vehicles and characters from the Star Wars universe:

    http://www.amazon.com/Star-Wars-Origami-Paper-folding-Projects/dp/0761169431

    I also create my own models, and I too hope to be able to publish a book of diagrams for my original designs, such as:

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    To see these models in more detail, and the rest of my creations, please visit my new website http://www.starwarigami.co.uk, and if you like what you find there, please do hit that like button and share it with you friends!

    The more support I get online, the more likely it will be that I can secure a license from Lucasfilm, and the quicker I can bring these instructions to print.

    Thanks for your time, and do please let me know what you think - all feedback is welcome!
     
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  2. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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  4. zark

    zark Jedi Master star 4

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    Wow, I'm quite impressed with your work.
     
  5. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    Thanks! I'm quite flattered!
     
  6. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Curator: Art&RPF | Oceania RSA | CR NSW star 6 Staff Member Administrator

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    Welcome to Fan Art! These are quite amazing!

    Is it hard to work out how to construct new vehicles? Do you have a favourite to make?
     
  7. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    I can only do the usual origami stuff which makes me a mere youngling compared to you. ^:)^

    I think my duck will be under the feet of your AT-AT in no time.
     
  8. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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  9. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    Thanks for the warm welcome!

    Some models come together quite easily - the naboo starfighter for example only took me about an hour to design once I had the initial idea. It's folded from the same base as the classic japanese crane - the landspeeder is also folded from the same base, which just show how much variety you can get even with the traditional models as starting points.

    The X-Wing on the other hand took me four years and several different attempts before I felt that I had nailed the design, and 3D models such as R2-D2 take a lot of planning up front, as they have to be designed from the ground up, and not just a modification of one of the normal starting points.

    And then sometimes you just stumble onto something with blind luck - I was fiddling with my bus ticket in some particularly bad traffic, and before I knew it, the Star Destroyer was in my hands...

    [​IMG]
     
  10. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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  11. Mayla

    Mayla Jedi Youngling star 1

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    These are so cool :eek:
    I haven't done origami since I was a little kid, but now I really think I need to get back into it... site bookmarked!
     
  12. Corellian_Outrider

    Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Curator: Art&RPF | Oceania RSA | CR NSW star 6 Staff Member Administrator

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    When I was younger, I had made a few dinosaur ones but I've forgotten how to do them now.

    I used to do that with my bus tickets on the bus too but never like this, that Star Destroyer is amazing! With your latest TPM models, you've got me wanting to watch the film again. I can't wait to see what you are working on next!
     
  13. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    Hum, I really should take some time to try that out. I can do the dragon, so why shouldn´t I try a TIE fighter... [face_thinking]
     
  14. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    I've uploaded the crease pattern for the Hailfire Droid, have a go at folding it and let me know how it goes: http://www.starwarigami.co.uk/diagrams.html
     
  16. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    With the half a square left over from folding the hailfire droid, I have come with a related model, the Droid Starfighter a.k.a. vulture droid. Quite a fiddly model to bring together, but the result is quite satisfactory

    [​IMG]

    Check out more images here http://www.starwarigami.co.uk/vulture-droid.html - the Crease Pattern is also available
     
  17. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    I wait for my autumn holidays and then I MUST give it a try.

    *kicks herself to do SW origami*
     
  18. starwarigami

    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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    I'll be posting some more free diagrams on my website over the next couple of weeks, so check them out let me know how it goes!
     
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    starwarigami Jedi Youngling

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  22. JediHall

    JediHall Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Super fun and Super Cute!!!! Love it!
     
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