How to cut 3D origami using a prosthetic arm [1:1]
So the cold time of the year approaches here.
Obviously there is this book called "Horrorgami". Obviously I had to get it.
And of all patterns contained in it, I had to start making the "Werewolf" pattern.
Tip 1: after y'all done spitting on hooks (link)? Cutting is best done using a hook. Because quite simply, extremely precise and hard pushes while moving the knife at the same time are key. And if ever your knife blade comes close, phew, never worry. I mean, honestly, the zest and emphasis that people give to try to float these "bionic" hands these days is certainly impressive - but, really, don't you all have some hobbies besides trying to shape-imitate non-disabled people? I try it every now and then, and honestly? It grows old.
Tip 2: folding also is aided greatly by a very hard, rounded hook tip. As shown here. Of course you can just use a pencil grip, scissors grips or other rounded metal for folding - but the hook comes in handy (pun intended).
The result is super.
I had first copied the pattern on A3 120g/m2 paper using 141% enlargement. Then I cut it using a Japan knife, see above. Then I mounted the finished pattern on a wooden frame that I made from spare parts. Lighting was 1 bike LED (blueish) and a tealight candle (yellowish).