So, the call to action is: if you're an origami creator (or you have
permission to represent one in DMCA notices) then take a look at the
I'd say go a step further and refrain from posting in that group trying
to argue with people about that sort of thing. Just take a breath and do
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Chris Lott ch...@chrislott.org wrote:
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Jorge E. Jaramillo odrau...@gmail.com
Lately there's been discussion of some conditions to consider or not
consider a model this or that. So I ask who set all these definitions?
Regarding good kami, I have been very happy with the duo/double color
stuff I've found at Michael's stores in the USA. It folds well, but of
course is not white on one side.
Michael's usually has a 40%-50% off coupon weekly, and if you're a
teacher, you get an additional 15% off. It's a nice
It seems unlikely Gerardo was expecting legal advice here. That said,
there is a wealth of copyright knowledge on this list that is useful
when someone wants general information. Some of us deal with copyright
on a regular basis.
Actually, it seemed like he was directly seeking legal
Tonight I am mourning the death of Russell Sutherland, a good friend of
mine since 2003, who died at his computer last night. Russell had struggled
with many, many medical issues, and was in pain and bad shape, limiting the
time he could physically work with his hands to create his origami art.
On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Mark Bolitho
The British Origami Society Questionnaire will be remain open until
30th April 2013. We have had about 60 responses, but we would like a
Ack. I finished the survey before I added in a comment I
I was just wondering if there might be news about the list archives
coming back online (or maybe I have the wrong link(s))? Anything I/we
can do to help?
Also - is there the possibility of hosting what's currently there in the
interim for people to access and search themselves?
I'm trying to impress my boss, who likes water birds (pelican, ibis,
heron, geese). Can someone point me to a nice model or two that looks
like the subject enough to be recognized by a layperson? It need not be
I bought some notecubes (non-sticky) made from old maps that were 4
square. It's been a few years, and I think I got them from a Canadian
company called Viking. I haven't found them since.
Here's what they look like:
Let's pretend someone got a hold of a bootlegged, unlicensed ebook of one
of your books (or diagram collections). Assuming the item is available for
sale (but maybe not in this format), would it be acceptable to pay the
author directly for the copy, if that venue of
Robert Lang writes:
I'd say that if you as author made an agreement with your publisher that
you would sell your book and divvy the funds in the ways spelled out in
your contract, and then you went and sold it some other way, that's not
very ethical. YEMV.
This is where I get a little confused
This is a lovely flower made from the bird base, which is turned into
a four pointed star. The center is close-squashed, the points are
blunted and you get the flower.
Hi Leyla (and all),
That flower looks like a sort of modified version of Jim Sakoda's rose.
Let's not be naive in the first place and think that someone who obtain a
bootlegged copy really intends to pay the author or anybody for that matter!
It happens, maybe not all the time, but aside from someone growing a conscience
or coming to understand things, I can see a few cases where
On 12/25/2013 12:41 AM, Gerardo @neorigami.com wrote:
Oh happy day! You can finally buy Neorigami's printed book: Practigami
Have you considered offering this as an EBook download for purchase in
addition to the print copy? One of the biggest costs and prohibitions to
purchasing books comes
. Maybe in the future we'll consider
That's too bad. Is it about the compensation model for contributors? I'd
assume it's got to be in electronic form for publication.
I'm sorry this is going to be prohibitively expensive for me as a print
book. The internet has been fantastic at
On 1/1/2014 7:47 PM, Gerardo @neorigami.com wrote:
Rob Hudson mentioned in his last reply that the printed book would be too
expensive for him.
I wanna tell everyone I'm sorry. During this week I've discovered that the
print on demand company I chose offer very abusive shipping costs to other
Anyone know where I can either get elephant hide from the continental
USA or what I can use instead to make models like palmer boxes and star
springs and flashers?
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:38 PM, John Scully
So - If you have pieces you would like to donate to this cause, please
contact me. We could use duplicates, since we do have multiple display
If anyone else has excess pieces they would like to donate, we
On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 11:30 PM, Anne LaVin anne.la...@gmail.com wrote:
On 4/13/14, Anne LaVin anne.la...@gmail.com wrote:
Not certain why (fallout from the Heartbleed bug? something else?) but
the last two O-list messages, which were both from Yahoo users, caused
a tremendous number of
Was browsing for origami bunnies and came across a piece of stock/royalty
free vector art that shows origami rabbit models from different designers
and designs, should the
discretion, usage, and ownership (ethically) pass to the next of kin or
legal inheritor of the estate?
If by some horrifying twist of fate, the legacy of Dave Brill is legally
granted to his long-estranged and unknown son, Rob Hudson, should Hudson
now have the right
Regarding Ligiya Montoya copyright. This is more difficult as some of her
models are in Robert Harbin books..
How does the compensation agreement that Harbin had with Montoya (if any)
impact future sales of the Harbin works with her models?
That is, if you hold the copyright to
Robert Lang wrote...
A lot of my tessellations and geometrics are folded from weird shapes
(like, really irregular serrated polygons). I just say what they are. Then
people can decide for themselves if they want to stick their personal
label of origami on them
I've been making a lot of
Those of you who know me and would like to exchange models in person this
weekend, I'll be at Mark's.
Send me a private email at caveat...@gmail.com to make arrangements.
My friend just told me her grandfather died and because of family issues
she isn't making the funeral. She asked if I'd make her a deer head (he
enjoyed hunting) for her to place in the casket when she was able to be
alone there to grieve.
She liked the Fuse elephant spiral, and while I
I'm doing a few small gatherings in Lancaster, PA and am looking for
folders who are around the area or who would like to participate.
Email me at caveatrob+orig...@gmail.com
A colleague's father, a WWII veteran and teacher, passed away yesterday and
I wanted to send a card with a small, flat origami piece inside.
I normally send angels, but I wonder if there's a model out there that
would capture the veteran angle or the teaching angle. He's also a Texan,
I had the opportunity to attend one of the World Origami Day classes at
Origami Heaven (Dennis Walker's) and was impressed with how it went. A
brief quirk with our local audio being muted left the group physically at
OH to rely for a bit on strictly visual cues. This turned out to be a good
Is there a running list somewhere of people who are ripping off origami
artists without attribution or permission who currently persist? Or a party
that is responsible for confirming alleged violations?
Maybe it's my advancing age, but I get quite cross walking into Barnes and
Noble in the States
Anyone know of a high intermediate or complex angel model that is flat (or
relatively flat; pleated wings are ok)?
I'm looking for something to fold and send out to friends who have lost
loved ones recently or for whom the holidays are reminders that loved ones
are no longer in their lives.
What kind of glue do you use when you're attaching modules together
permanently for sturdiness?
Constraints: in the United States, need it quickly so ordering online isn't
I'm teaching a class where I'll require a small amount of paper, but the
organization for which I'm teaching insists that I get pricing from 2-3
sources, even for the small amount that I need. Some accountability process
In any case, I would like opinions on three U.S.
I've been trying to figure how thick paper will be by glancing at the
packaging in the store, but it seems like there's a difference (at least as
they're expressed in US units, lbs) among brands and types. Some things
listed as "65 lbs" seem to be foldable paper; others feel more like
Been getting into tato folding lately after seeing Palmer's octagonal
Uchiyama tato design.
There's a book out that looks like it features many Uchiyama designs, but
I'm not sure how many or what they're like. It's called ORIGAMI FLOWER
PATTERNS WORLD OF UCHIYAMA MINGEI SERIES VOLUME 3.
Anyone here know of origami enthusiasts in the York, Harrisburg, Reading,
or Lancaster Pennsylvania area? I know there are some in Philly and
Trying to get some regular local club going and it's tough to find people.
On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 12:49 PM, Cye M. Newman wrote:
> Who's model is this:
I know it's a modular star and that the diagrams are publicly available. I
just can't find them now. The units, I think, are squares.
What do you call yourself, enthusiasts of origami? In English or in your
I'm looking for a title to put on a profile or calling card of some sort,
and "Origami teacher" is the only thing that I seem to have enough
experience in to really add a title.
Things I've seen:
I'm reviewing some diagrams and I am wondering what the modern "standard"
is for diagramming symbols and conventions. I know there have in the past
been several schools of thought, but I am curious about what people are
I've been a disciple of the Robert Lang Origami
What are the rarest books or publications that came out since about 1930 or
so? I'm working on a group research project to acquire and categorize and
study out of print origami. Filling in some historical gaps as well.
Looking to catch a ride for Centerfold from Lancaster, PA to Columbus
Thursday the 28th. Anyone passing near or through? Please pm me.
I'll be in Lubbock,TX March 2-6 on business. Any folders there?
Has anyone else had an issue with Origami-Shop not processing orders
quickly? I ordered a digital download and just assumed it would be
available immediately, but the order is still hung in the queue.
On 1/25/2018 2:24 PM, Anne LaVin wrote:
You did, of course, ask via the addresses listed at the shop's website
before sending this message to all of us here on the list, right? Did you
not hear back, or did the mail bounce?
I've seen nothing but friendly, prompt and all-around exceptional
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