Crease Pattern Challenge 049

Crease Pattern Challenge, Origami

49 is “An Angel Playing the Lute” by Fumiaki Kawahata. I like it, but, in spite of its complexity, it doesn’t have many minute details (such as fingers). This is the intentional style, and it’s nice that way. However, I don’t have a lot of pictures because of this.

OTMCP_049 - ANGEL PLAYING LUTE - KAWAHATA (101) OTMCP_049 - ANGEL PLAYING LUTE - KAWAHATA (105)

It’s mentioned that this model has the same style as Takashi Hojyo’s humanoid models, but there are several unique editions. The lute itself is pretty interesting and well done. Hojyo tends to put the feet (or a foot) in the middle to make a larger and/or fancier skirt (such as with Gabriel or the violinist). Kawahata puts the skirt all between the legs and uses the extra paper at the side for the lute. His hair and wings have unique definitions. Also, looking at the original picture, I should have gotten some thumbs in there, oops (the fingers are still implied from one flap tho).

OTMCP_049 - ANGEL PLAYING LUTE - KAWAHATA (104) OTMCP_049 - ANGEL PLAYING LUTE - KAWAHATA (103)

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