Tessellated Origami Masks Covered in Intricate Patterns

Origami Masks by Joel Cooper

Artist Joel Cooper uses an origami technique called tessellation to make ornate masks that are covered in intricate textures and patterns. Each mask is folded from a single sheet of paper (he’s posted a how-to on his blog). The tessellation technique can be used to create the illusion of a weaved pattern, as well as ridged corrugations and other repeating geometric patterns. Cooper’s masks are available for purchase.

Origami Masks by Joel Cooper

Origami Masks by Joel Cooper

photos via Joel Cooper

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Written by EDW Lynch

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