Review of Mark PPP on Brown Elephant Hide


Brown Elephant Hide Brown Elephant Hide

Elephant Hide paper (Wyndstone Marble)

110 gsm

 

Choose the size of your sheet from the options above (next to the Button "Buy now"):

18.9"x18.9" (48x48 cm) = $2.95 

26.8"x26.8" (68x68 cm) = $3.80 

 

Qualities :

This sturdy paper has a great texture similar to parchment or marble. Smooth, rather thick (110 gsm) and water resistant, it is ideal for wet-folding as well as TesselationsFor more informations about this paper, read review on happyfolding.com.

  • These items are proprietary products to our shop because we cut them into squares and conditioning them ourselves.
  • Important: Sheets with format 19"x19" to 27"x27" will be sent folded by us. It therefore inevitably contain creases but of course, the traces will not interfere in the final appearance of your model. By ordering this paper, you agree to receive sheets folded.

 

Choose 

this paper:

 

To give roundness, 3D effects and capture more organic shapes 

(like flowers and animals since there are many curves to be put in them)
To have an amazing texture adding to your folds
- To fold Tesselations and Modulars

- To use wet-folding Technique                                                                     

 

How to use

this paper:

 

For complex models, choose a large sheet (19x19" or more)
For intermediate models, a sheet 12"x12" s perfect
 
- Dry-folding for Tesselations, modulars and simple to intermediate models. You can also dry-fold complex model if the model does not have too many overlays (avoid insects for example).

 

Wet-folding: For more details, read Gilad Aharoni's article

 

1) Technic #1 (easiest):

Fold (dry) the model as far as possible. When the folds become too difficult, wet the flaps and creases with a damp sponge or water spray.


2) Technic #2:

Moisten the entire sheet with a damp sponge or a water spray. Fold your model quickly before it dries. Dry with a hair dryer or outdoors holding sometimes parts of the model with clothespins. This technique requires that you know perfectly the folding sequences to fold the model as quickly as possible.

 

Example of model fold with Elephant Hide papers:
                      
 
 
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stars_5 - Review added the Saturday 31 December 2011by Mark PPP

Good quality paper, well-packaged.
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