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ORU Magazine 6

Published:
1994 by Sojusha
Pages:
160
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Japanese

Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? Yes
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Varies

Overall Impression

ORU are a set of 16 large-format commercial magazines published between 1993-1997. They all contain many articles about design, designers and tehniques, alongside beautiful photos, with many diagrams in the back.

Articles

Tato folds - a long article with plenty of photos
Dokuhtei Nakano's work
Jeff Beynon's work
"Beauty of Convolution" Azuma Hideaki's spirals. His website is here
Marc Kirschenbaum's musicians, with a nice section comparing his work to Hojyo Takashi's musicians
A visit to a box factory
Photographic explanation of various folding procedures for beginners
An article about folding accurately using tools (?)
Issei Yoshino folding his Salmon from a gigantic square
Some photos from OUSA convention
The art of Japanese lanterns
Tessellation
Makoto Yamaguchi and John Montroll folding a fish skeleton and a horse from metallic sheets
"Folded" clothes (pleated dresses etc.)
Making "Flower pattern Folding"
More that I can't figure out?

There are 17 Origami Designs in ORU Magazine 6:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Peacock

Birds - Galliformes - Peacocks

Makoto Yamaguchi44Square

Photographic instructions
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Akira Yoshizawa90Square
Horse head

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Akira Yoshizawa91Square
Mushroom

Fungi

Jun Maekawa99Square

Crease pattern
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Kunihiko Kasahara123SquareOrigami Horse by Kunihiko Kasahara on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Sandals

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Kumasaka Hiroshi127Square

4 variations
Origami Sandals by Kumasaka Hiroshi Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Salmon

Fish

Issei Yoshino133Square

Also in Issei Super Complex Origami by Issei Yoshino
Also in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 12
Also in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 13
Origami Salmon by Issei Yoshino on giladorigami.com
Folded by Nicolas Terry
Perforated soccer ball

Geometric and other shapes

Jun Maekawa135Square
Multiple units
Spiral

Geometric and other shapes

Azuma Hideaki137Rectangle - Long strip
Pheasant

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Dokuohtei Nakano141Square
Flower

Flora - Flowers

Tomoko Tanaka143Square
Multiple units
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Yonami Ken147Square

A weird dog in a howling position
Origami Dog by Yonami Ken on giladorigami.com
Folded by Yoshiaki Ichikawa
Mushroom

Fungi

Makoto Yamaguchi149Square
Rose triangular box

Boxes and Containers

Tomoko Fuse152Square
7 units

A "Rose" is inserted at the top. Nice effect
Bear

Mammals - Ursidae - Bears

Edwin Corrie155Square

Also in Das Diagramm 30
Also in Le Pli 68
Also in NOA Magazine 495
Also in Origami Favourites by Edwin Corrie
Origami Bear by Edwin Corrie on giladorigami.com
Folded by Paula Versnick
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Toshio Chino157Square
2 units
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Toshio Chino159Square

2 variations. Starts from a bird base