This collapse is similar tothe collapse that formsthe centre of the sand dol-lar in ,but cannot be done in themanner shown there be-cause it generates extracreases (which detractfrom the transparent ef-fectofthesnowflake.
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6. Focus on one of theflaps,standingitup.7. Flatten the flap, squash-ing the shaded area. Notethat the squash issymmetrical!
8. Result of previous step.Repeat on other five flaps,.
alternating the thick part ofthesquashfolds
©1997 by Joseph Wu1.4. 5.2. 3.Diagrammed on January 5, 1997Startwithawhitehexagon.Forbesteffect,useasheetoftranslucentpaper,suchastracingpaper.thick partthin partPage 1 of 3