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I enjoy sharing my love of paper, so I teach people how to do what I do. Besides the occasional in-person workshop, my blog is a great start to your paper art adventure.

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Prefer watching things in motion? Have a look at these papercraft and origami videos to learn both the simple things and the complex tricks of experimenting and creating with paper.

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About me

I am a paper artist and have been called a paper engineer, which sounds very important so I’ll use it. I love experimenting with paper pop-ups and mechanisms so I guess the terms fits.


ABOUT papernautic

Welcome paper art explorer.

I am Samir, paper artist and paper engineer when I make things pop-up and move in paper. Explore my articles, blog posts and tutorials if you’re interested in exploring paper arts and crafts.

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Samir wearing an origami samurai hat - Papernautic

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Blog Topics

Finished paper relief sculpture in glancing sunlight

Paper Experiments

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Craft Instructions

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Step 22 - Origami Paper Crane - easy origami crane steps

Paper Art Videos

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Hollow bottom view of pulled concentric square structure

Black ball-pen sketches of birds in a sketchbook

All quilled motifs and parts assembled into a snowflake ornament

Two different models of origami samurai hat