New masks and new techniques

I’m always looking for new ways to finish my origami. Lately I’ve been playing around with some solvent-based paints which I’ve used to create effects that make the paper look more like glazed ceramic.

I’ve never worked with these type of enamel paints before and I’ve gone through a lot of trial and error (mostly error) to figure out how I can use them to their best effect. I’ve had at least three that I think worked pretty well, and they are available for sale on my Etsy site

 

They’re variations on some previous designs but what makes them each unique is the quality of the surface, which is unlike anything I’ve done before. The translucent enamels give them a depth which I find really appealing.

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3 thoughts on “New masks and new techniques

  1. Could you do a tutorial on how to make a corrugation and lock it with a regular tessellation? I have been trying to do something like that but it just falls apart every time. 😛

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  2. Another good(?) idea might be to make plaster casts of some of your masks so that you can paint them. Don’t know if you like that idea, but I think it would be cool.

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