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Rat by Dreams-Made-Flesh Rat by Dreams-Made-Flesh
Eric Joisel's rat, folded by me. Eric Joisel, a prolific and incredibly talented origami artist passed away earlier this week. I thought, as ~pandaraoke did, that now would be an excellent time to finally fold his rat. If you like, check out a eulogy of sorts written by her here : [link]
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
Is it silly? i still check his site... missing his work, wishing there was more. I printed out a lot of his models yesterday. The rooster looks fun. I bet you would fold it awesomely.
*hint hint*
since I do not have folding time right now, I will live vicariously through your posted models.
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Dreams-Made-Flesh Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2011
It's alright...a lot of people live vicariously through my stuff ;-)

There are rooster diagrams on his site?
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
[link]

about half-way down there are a BUNCH of his models!!! Have fun whipper-snapper. I hope you fold them all so I can see your interpretation.
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Dreams-Made-Flesh Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
I'm going to do the fish and maybe a vase tonight :)
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011
The fish would be cool with your Ogami paper. Looks like Eric's had some kind of laminated finish of some sort that made it pretty tough and long lasting.
The vase leads itself to many variances of interpretations. Looks like fun!
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Dreams-Made-Flesh Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
I tried it with some regular paper last night, and it came out alright. The diagrams get a little weird when shaping the tale, but other than that...I'm going to see if I can shape it a bit tonight :)
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
oooo! Fishy! Can't wait to see it. thank yyyoooouuuu!!!!
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
Nice job once again.
Thanks ol origami buddy. I appreciate you taking the time to fold Eric Rat. I've just begun another one. I will take more time with the next one to make it cleaner. I just HAD to get out the first one to move through some grief about loosing our Sensei Joisel.

I hope there are many more rats and gnomes folded out there in his honor.
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Dreams-Made-Flesh Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
I suspect there will be!
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pandaraoke Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010
I printed out the crease pattern for the gnome but I am afraid it is beyond my skills for now. I have something to look forward to doing as I get better.
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