Rhombus Twist: Instructions

Adams, Sara
Model type: 
Triangle Grid
Basic techniques
Tessellations and Fractals

Origami Tessellation Basics: Rhombus Twist

I highly recommend the book "Origami Tessellations" by Eric Gjerde if you are interested in tessellations: http://www.happyfold...

This video demonstrates how to fold a rhombus twist. It is a technique that is often used in origami tessellations.

The rhombus twist works on a triangle grid. The video also explains the difference between a twist that rotates clockwise or counterclockwise. If you fill the whole paper with rhombus twists, then you will receive the tessellation "Rhombus Weave" designed by Eric Gjerde. See a picture of a "Rhombus Weave" I folded here: http://www.happyfold...


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