Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make 3D buckyballs with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper gift boxes, watch this free origami lesson.
When you consider the 30-unit stella conica a dodecahedron from 12 5-petal flowers, it is a small step to the truncated icosahedron or buckyball made out of 12 5-petal flowers and 20 6-petal flowers.
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