Jo Nakashima


About Jo Nakashima

Paper folder. Dog lover.


Info Daruma is a traditional japanese doll, symbol of perseverance and good luck. Fill one eye and make a wish (or set a goal); fill the other one when it is achieved. In this model you can fill the eyes by making a simple valley-fold as shown in the gif […]

Origami Daruma







There is a new reward on my Patreon page: exclusive high-resolution wallpapers for desktop and smartphones! The first one is free for all and features my origami Giraffe! Left click the image and select “save link as” to get the full resolution file 🙂 My girlfriend Camila Zeymer is highly […]

Origami Wallpapers!





Origami Devil Dragon by Jo Nakashima
Origami Devil Dragon Designed by Jo Nakashima (2015/09) (based on the other dragon) Difficulty Level: complex (but not so much!) My paper: 40cm x 40cm Black Tissue-foil Instructions not available yet! This is a picture I posted on Instagram, but the tail is a little different. The latest version is […]

Origami Devil Dragon – Preview





Origami T-Rex Designed by Jo Nakashima
Info and Diagrams Designed by Jo Nakashima (04/Jul/2015) Difficulty level: low intermediate Recommended paper size: 20cm x 20cm My paper: Green Tissue Foil Diagrams: Download [PDF] I made this origami T-Rex when I was actually designing my Velociraptor. I couldn’t decide between the flat head and the 3D head, so […]

Origami T-Rex – Video and Diagrams