News: Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Here's my version of his icosahedron:

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

I colored it in this one so that you can see the pentagonal faces of a dodecahedron:

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Here I made one that looks like a cube:

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Some of my students asked me how to make these and they took it a step further and made something based off of the truncated icosahedron which is one of the common stitching patterns on a soccer ball.

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

Three years ago I made a wreath based off of Richard Sweeney's curved triangular unit and Thomas Hull's modular origami tori:

Modular Paper Sculptures Based off of Richard Sweeney's Work

 Everything is made from flat paper.  The curvature is due to the folding process.

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Can you please share tutorial for same.....i would really like to try.

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