I did not get around to implementing this suggestion, mostly because I am kind of perfectionistic about origami and also was painting my toenails. But when I stopped paying attention to my toenails and started paying attention to other things, gaudior showed me a quite nice origami fox mask she'd just made, and a completely reasonable origami sun. I said something along the lines of 'that's neat, did you Google the models?', and she said no, I just wanted to fold a sun, and I knew it was pointy in the following ways, so I made it up. Me: Have you ever made up an origami model before? Answer: no.
I should note here that I am the one who spent the entirety of high school perfecting my sink folds and working my way through various Robert Lang diagrams. When we make our origami Christmas tree ornaments every year, I usually do the complicated ones and gaudior makes a lot of cranes and one or two other things she Googles.
... my wife has Drunken Master Origami.
I mean both that sun and that fox mask are actually good.
Wanting to be clear on this, I said, so you just sat down and this came out? Well, she said, I also made this deformed starfish.
Fair enough. It's not a happy starfish.
So this morning, no longer drunk, she decided she wanted to make another origami sun, and sat down to try to do it again. Direct quotation: "This made so much more sense when I was drunk!" The result was, again, deformed starfish.
She can't do it when not drunk.
gaudior actually has Drunken Master Origami. This is now officially one of the weirdest non-weapons proficiencies I have encountered in real life, and I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't seen it.
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