Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

 

 
Drawing with Paper - Buildings and Landscapes
 
Drawing with paper is a term, first used by the late Eric Kenneway, I believe, which describes the process of creating a pictorial design using the contrast between the two sides of irogami or differentiated paper (paper that is white on one surface and coloured on the other or a different colour on each surface).
 
 
 
  Name: Also Comes in White - minimalist double image design.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: America - pictorial landscape. Essentially a single sheet design although a second sheet can be used to add some sky and frame the picture.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2000

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Dark Satanic Mill

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2014.

Diagrams: Diagrams not yet available.

 
  Name: Egypt - minimalist landscape.

Paper shape / type: 3x4 rectangle / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1993.

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Complete Origami - Collins and Brown - David Mitchell - ISBN 978-1-84340-397-5 - two versions // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Faith - minimalist visual illusion / conceptual origami design.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2000.

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3

 
  Name: Hotel Room / Swimming Pool - minimalist double image design sequence.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1999

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3

 
  Name: Indian Country - simple pictorial landscape.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2006

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are also available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Llyn Dhu - minimalist landscape.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2002

Diagrams: Designed for 2002 Xmas Card (attributed to Oliver Zachary) and originally title Sea Amid the Winter Snow - picture in NOA magazine 2003/4. Title refers to first line of traditional carol // As Llyn Dhu in Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Obelisk - minimalist landscape.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2000.

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Upstream - pictorial landscape.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami. Based on division into sevenths.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 1993

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco - Water Trade - ISBN 0-9534774-3-6 // Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.

 
  Name: Yggdrasil - pictorial landscape.

Paper shape / type: Square / Irogami.

Designer / Date: David Mitchell, 2006

Diagrams: Origami Alfresco 2nd Edition - ISBN 978-0-9534774-6-3 // On-line diagrams are available on the Single Sheet Designs page of this site.