David Brill

David Brill is a British folder and artist. For over thirty years he has created some incredible work, showing a rare combination of technical and artistic mastery. David has been folding and creating since the 1970s and is both former chairman and secretary (not at the same time) of the British Origami Society.

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He is a well-known and much loved ambassador for origami all around the world. You can read his book Brilliant Origami and check out his website brilliantorigami.com (he shares some of his diagrams his website, you can find them brilliantorigami.com/diagrams.html   horse, cat, dragon, fairy, dolphin, box)

brilliant-dolphin

Chronology

1948     Born Bramhall, Cheshire, UK

1954     First learned origami (flapping bird) from Rupert Bear annual

1971     Acquired first origami book (Origami 1 by Robert Harbin)

1973     Corresponded with folders in Japan
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Origami Paper Airplane Basics Part 2

Origami Paper Airplane Basics Part 2

Trajectories

The quality of an paper airplane’s flight depends on its center of gravity, that is to say, its balance. if your plane falls like a rock going into a dive, it is to heavy. You have then two solutions: lighten the front of the airplane where that is possible or else use a lighter and larger paper for folding the model.

paper airplane basics 2

paper airplane basics 2

if your plane ascends and descends by fits and starts (in other word, it stalls) it is too light in the front. To improve its flight, one or sometimes two refolds at the front will give it a better balance.

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How to make origami superior stunt performer

 

“How to make origami superior stunt performer” is another paper airplane video lets fly. don’t forget comments

Origami Paper Airplane Basics Part 1

Origami Paper Airplane Basics Part 1

Papers

the best papers are those that crease well and are sufficietly strong for repeated folding and unfolding, with a weight between 70 and 90 grams (20 to 24 lb. bond weight). Avoid papers that tear after several folds, such as certain recycled papers. White or colored papers that are used for photocopying or computer printing are excellent for folding. But investigate all the papers you have on hand: a leaflet, writing paper, or kraft paper may all do the job.

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