Archive for the ‘creativity’ Category

I’ve been playing not with origami paper but with origami words.

This cloud of origami words  was created in  WORDLE, the website of Jonathan Feinberg. I encourage you to create your own word cloud. And it doesn’t have to be a cloud of origami words. You can use love words, soccer world cup words, cooking words, gardening words, recycling words…  anything!



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If you have something to say, then say it. If not, enjoy the silence while it lasts. The noise will return soon enough.

Quoted from IGNORE EVERYBODY, and 39 other keys to creativity. Author Hugh McLeod

Photo © Leyla Torres

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origami lotus flowers

I have heard it said that the soothing power of repetition is the heart of meditation. Folding an origami model time and time again produces for me a calming and meditative effect. When I fold a model many times I also begin to discover its secrets. I understand the process more clearly and discover easier ways to fold it. This is what I have experienced these past few days as I’ve repeatedly folded this traditional lotus flower.

See the video to fold this flower on Origami Spirit.

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