Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Joel Cooper  –  “I’m always looking for new ways to finish my origami.

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Joel Cooper has been playing around with some solvent-based paints which he has used to create effects that make the paper look more like glazed ceramic.

He had used a band of corrugation as a decorative motif across the top of this mask as well as the Charlemagne mask above.

This is something new to him but a technique that has been well employed by other folders like Ray Schamp and Andrea Russo and many others.

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

his detailed and expressive mask was folded from a single piece of paper. Layers of flame red, yellow and gold enamel paints gives it a bold look. Barbarossa is sure to get attention.
This one of a kind piece of origami measures approximately 28 cm. tall by 19 cm. wide and 6 cm. deep.

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Helios is an origami mask folded from a single piece of elephant hide paper and painted with layers of metallic and earth pigments to create a golden bronze surface.

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Joel Cooper |paper

Joel Cooper |paper look like ceramic

Joel Cooper |paper

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