Origamidō - Speckled Putty - Thin
Origamidō Sheet size: 40x50 cm (16"x20")
This paper has been made by Origamidō studio’s Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander specifically for origami and it's close to perfection : "thin, strong, crisp, takes a crease and It isn't overly weakened by folding" (Robert J. Lang).
Michael LaFosse is a world-renowned artist in the field of origami. Author of numerous books with Richard Alexander, they have mastered the manufacture of paper. Designing an origami paper close to perfection, as thin as tissue paper, but extremely strong, with its pulp made from very long fibers. The paper has a neutral pH and the colors come from pigments specifically chosen, making this an archival quality paper.
Intended primarily for their own models, this paper occasionally has been available for sale in the past. But today, despite its outstanding reputation, Origamidō paper is rarely available and only sold at Origamidō studio near Boston.
Michael and Richard allows Origami Shop to occasionally sell a limited quantity of this amazing paper.
Before ordering, please read carefully:
Each sheet is handmade. By purchasing this product you accept the imperfections and variations inherent in this type of handmade product.
No two sheets are the same! Color and thickness can vary from sheet to sheet. Our classification of thicknesses* is also not an exact science, and what may be thin to one person may seem thick to another. We’ve done our best to provide accurate descriptions of each product, but please let us know what you’re looking for so we can best serve you!
*We are sorry that we cannot provide a specific GSM measurement for each sheet.
Digital photo VS reality… When shooting and editing photos for this product, we have done our best to capture an accurate representation of each color. Please know that the color(s) you select may differ slightly from what you see on your computer screen or handheld device.
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