Welcome to Math Craft World! This community is dedicated to the exploration of mathematically inspired art and architecture through projects, community submissions, and inspirational posts related to the topic at hand. Every week, there will be approximately four posts accordi ...more
Amazing paper art books by Isaac Salazar. As a bibliophile... I can't help it, I really hate to see pages cut. I can't tell. Are the pages only creased or were small cuts necessary to achieve some of the finer dimensions? Previously, Painstakingly Crafted 3D Paper Art.
Check out this video to learn how to make a 3D paper snowflake for the holidays. Follow the text at the bottom of the video as supplemental instructions. Remember to use your scissors.
It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. In this post, we'll also make a flexagon, which is a type of transformable object. Rachel Mansur of Giveaway Tuesdays posted several pictur ...more
You can easily create a fun birthday sailboat card with just a mere template. Watch how to make this awesome sailing card from HeroArts. This tutorial will take you step-by-step along the way, showing you how to stencil, cut and fold the paper.
Inspired by Jules Verne sea demons, Bea Szenfeld's “Sur la Plage” collection includes 12 pieces handcrafted with cardboard. The idea of unconventional material constraints is a classic art school "test", as well as a typical (and somewhat tired) formula for competitive design ...more
See how to make your own paper gun! This video tutorial will show you exactly how to cut and fold your way to making a cool paper gun. Try using junk paper, or your homework. Watch both parts to see the whole paper gun making process. You'll need paper, tape and scissors. Part ...more
You don't need fancy kitchen tools to decorate your cookies and cakes. All you need is a some parchment paper and some quick folding skills. Watch this how to video to learn how to cut and fold a paper cone out of parchment paper to decorate your baked goods.
This is a video tutorial for all of you people who don't know how to cut and fold zines, which are short magazines, especially a fanzine, or webzine. It's not brain science here. You basically just print, cut and fold. That's it. www.pinkyshow.org/minizines
Need to protect your school books? This free video guide has got you covered. With its help, you will learn how to make perfect custom book covers using a brown paper grocery bag. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to cut and fold your own custom ...more
Paper or plastic is a thing of the past; both options are equally terrible for the environment. With this tutorial, learn how to turn your old bed sheets into funky grocery tote bags. You will be the envy of everyone at the store with these adorable, homemade bags. You Will Ne ...more
Watch this video and learn to hack a padlock with a soda can. Make a lockpick for a padlock using just a soda can. A few cuts and folds and you'll be a full fledged thief or prankster. You can pull a pratical joke on any of your friends with the soda can hack after watching th ...more
Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of sa ...more
Learn how to make a three dimensional city from a sheet of paper. Start with a flat drawing of a city scape and a sharp X-acto knife. Cut along each vertical line of each window. Cut along each horizontal line of each window. Be very precise and do not cut past the end of the ...more
Is your life's goal to become a world-renowned architect and build a funky postmodern skyscraper in Dubai? Then start small: Other than learning how to sketch blueprints, you must be able to model your creations from paper. Check out this video to learn how to make 3D paper s ...more
Learn to make a 3-D paper pyramid through the simple process of cutting and folding.
All you need is a pair of scissors and a piece of paper to make this card. Some basic cutting and folding will produce an amazing effect.
I always have several sheets of puff pastry in my freezer. It's unlike any other pastry dough: the layers of butter let out steam when the dough bakes (hence, the "puff" in puff pastry). The dough's flakiness perfectly compliments sweet and savory dishes, which makes it a tota ...more
Need to add some members to your paper airforce? How about a helicopter? This video will teach you how to make the cuts and folds to make a flying paper helicopter. Make a paper helicopter. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Make your cards stand out from the rest with this inventive fringed design. Simple cutting and folding creates a eye-catching look that's sure to delight. Tune in as Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark the technique behind the project.