Sunday, October 07, 2063

Welcome!

Update 3/9/2014 10:38



Caricature by Lar DeSouza
I'm finally updating the welcome post which is only able to sit at the top of this dated blog because it's post-posted 49 years into the future.  The last update was 7 years ago.

When I first began this blog back in late 2004, It was for the purpose of hosting videos documenting the Westcoast Origami Guild- I believe the longest, most established origami folding group in the greater LA area.

Since that time, Have Paper Will Travel has evolved.  It's more an aggregate blog for all sorts of origami and origami-related items floating around out there that I find interesting; and which I may think readers and followers out there might also find of interest.

There is so much content on the internet these days, it's hard to follow it all.  

My sidebar is one of the largest collections of origami-content links in one place.  FYI, it gets updated periodically with new links as I find them.  I should alert readers whenever I add something new, but haven't been (yet).  If you'd like your site or photo album linked and don't see it in the sidebar (check around very carefully and under the proper category), just let me know.  There are sooooo many photo albums out there (it seems almost every folder on the planet has one), I could spend all day collecting up links and still have more to go.

 I'd like to do what I can to expand the audience and draw more attention to noteworthy sites and folders; to bring more exposure to the art and science of paperfolding; and to bring more people into "the fold".

  There are so many great folders out there on the level of well-known luminaries like Satoshi Kamiya, Brian Chan, and Robert Lang.  I think this especially began to happen after Dr. Lang published "Origami Design Secrets", which I've still not taken the time to sit down and study (let alone fold much from). 

Anyway, thanks to everyone who comes by and takes something of usefulness away from here.  Feel free to drop in a comment for any suggestions.  

I realize that those viewing on mobile devices may have a difficult time reading the lighter colored font.  I still do not like the background layout of what blogger did to this blog and may eventually update the layout again when I have the time and energy to research into it.  In the meantime....

michael

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Yami turns 81

Yesterday, we celebrated Yami's 81st birthday party:









Jared Needle is Superhuman tomorrow night

Via OUSA:

Pacific Ocean Paperfolders (POP) member (and origami artist extraordinaire) Jared Needle will be a contestant on a nationally televised competition show called "Superhuman<http://www.fox.com/superhuman>." There are five contestants on every show, each contestant possessing a unique, amazing skill. The contestants are given a challenge, and if they pass, they qualify for a $50,000 award, which is granted to the contestant deemed the favorite of the judges and studio audience.
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Jared will be presented with several from among 100 crease patterns, and will need to identify the models they will fold into. The episode airs on July 31 at 9:00 PM on Fox. Don't miss it!
.Jared will be presented with several from among 100 crease patterns, and will need to identify the models they will fold into. The episode airs on July 31 at 9:00 PM on Fox. Don't miss it!


Ross Symons of Capetown, South Africa

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