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i~ reverse fo Id I pn~pa re byfol di ng the :, crecse backwards ond iorwords as

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obove

4 Unfold.

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, .. ~I rodifionol desiqns are de-signs o·f uncertoin oriqin, Nobodv knows 'where they were first folded, when; by wh,qm and sometimes ..

whv u Some may be a thousand years old or more.

: Curlouslv J 01 most all (surviving} trcdifioncl des~,g ns of note have .,

~) voriotions, 'whereas .most modern closs:c designs do not, The Junk .. ond Sampan for exornple, con be· folded In numerous. ways, not lust

... to achieve the some form, but, I 0 cchieve simpler or more complex

.-. v '0' rio t'--I"O': n- s D:v·· Ci'n" th e' ~Ie' m'-'-: e' n- to ry...... B-;' 10" n g' - e" r a" n c G"-' II"d-" er co n be fo Id· .'. e~ c I' n

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severe I d ~ffe ren t wa~ys" Pe rho, ps th r s has h 8-1 P ed th em to survive each :~ generation can remember the basis ol a desiqn bu ' forqets the detoil and so has to re-invent it.

Whaf' qualities make the baSIS of a pornculor design SOl memorable? _ Eosterr svrnbollsrn aside! perhcps ~t' IS because something coout that deslon is unique: 'he Sanger makes a loud noise, the Dish IS circulor, ~~ the Sampan turns completely inside-our and so on. W'hot"s more. they ell hove a clever or entertoininq finish to mokethe toldino worthwhile. Oriqorn' ~s very much a pllerform~ng art.

Some knowledqecble paper-folders have lit Ie regard for trcditinol desiqns, preierrinq the fireworks of complex modern erections. .-However, iike popular melodies, hese designs have endured becouse -J of an oppeal more profound than mere fashion. Their simplicity 'is ,~

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his is one of the most entertaining of all p'oper folds and certainly . ~ fhe lo udestl Practise Step 7, beca use 9 odd tech niq ue wi~ I increose '; the volume of' the bang. Use 0 rectangle of thin or medium 'weight ;: paper, at least lOx15ln (:25x37cm}" lorqer sheets wiU prodocelouder

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your ne,adl then whip j downwards ve ry qu ick.~y _ The po per w'itll u nfold with a loud BANG,! If it doesn't, check that you have n 't hel d th e paper U aside dawn and -ry to move your arm quicker.

4 Mountain fold across the middle. Crease and nlold.

5 Check thot the centre crease made in Step 1! ~.s a mounlo in ([f it} s a vo IleV i' tu rn the po per over) s .. he n fold the: she rp corners across to the ri'9ht'.

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~ squore shape il w~111 grfp vour head well Use a squcre of sturdy ~

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head"

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heroes some oriqorni designs con be ncturolistic, other de= f siqns, such as this ore, are really symbols. Here is a bird = not _, <0 duck or a swan - iust a blrd: it has a head, winqs and and a t,OIH.; so ~.

it mus: 'be one, even t'h,oulglh 'it doesn't lcok like any pornculor species, Is .. ·the deslqn a remorkoble distillotion of form, or merely an example of ..

.. 'inadequate echniquej' Surely the [orrner. ..

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1 Make a mountain crease along - -0 diagonal. Untold,

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, 6 Lift the beak away from the neck. Sq u eeze fkrt the bo ck of this head to make new creases.

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7 Lift the neck away from the body, Sq ueeze flat the baSIS of the neck to make new creoses,

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.' ew oriqorni desiqns ore procticol Made [rom a wcrerprool rnoteriol such [as metollic kitchen fO'111 or greaseproof poper, this sir-iple design will hold a liquid without ll[eok~ng through an open edge. Turned upside down, j't willi even rnoke on excellent' hat. Flap B can be brought down 'to form a VISOr. Use a o-Bln ( 5-20cm} square of poper,

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Fold in huH olonq a dioqonol.

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2 fold down comer B to the bottom €,d'ge ." I'

5 Fold one dol to the other.

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his is 'he full version ol a spectocuior napkin fold sometimes seen .. in restcuronts. Note the rernorkoble monner in which the unin- ' ~: terestinq shape mode up to Step 6 is qrcduollv opened up and :: , transformed into the be·aufl·i'ful completed design, Use a paper nopkin,

Ordinorv pcper'wlll rip ot S' e·p 7 .

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DIS H

he D'ish is u nique i n oriqorni: 'it is ·the oolv known circular desiq n .. Whafs morel the final shape is very ottroctive and' he openinq out moves 1 n S reps 11 ='1 '2 01 re pa rticu I a rly sat! sfy1 ng. Use a 6-8 i n {11.5- ~: 20cm) squae oT paper. For a decorat'ive eHe:c:t, use a poper differenHy

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12 This is he result. Repeat on , the other thr,se sides,

'. 8 ... like this. Note the X shape of the poper Flo,ten the X shape with two points to either side,

13 T -e Dish complete, Neaten th e i nterior e- ges to ma ke on

a tractive s or shaped centrol pocket"

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;~ when Happed is. drornotic ond oppeolinq. If you wont to clony an :: oriqorni design in your handbag or wollet 1'0' enterto.n people with, ;~ thls must surelv be the one .. Use a 6=10~fl (lS-2Scm} squore of poper.

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5 ... to create this 3D star shope, I!·f the potte rn of mou ntoi n s .. and volleys IS incorrect i will not' form, so check Steps 1-2"

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~ . To ke hoi d o·f ~ ust the 'fop layer.

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" 11 Flatten the diamond shape with strong creoses Turn over.

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:." lower' poi nts, so thot each reverse starts. a little below the centre of",' Ie diamond .

1 0 <" swivelling it right up and over the top ed ge of th e paper shops. A and IB w·iIII imOV€ ·nw'Ords ..

~ 12 RepeaSteps 6-11 on this "~ side, to ma ke a nother die rnon d

~~ shcce to rnotch the first .. Note the f, loose tricnqle ildden between

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14 Reverse the head.

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CILASSIC

1 Fold th e lower front edges to jhe centre. Repeat behind. Be

., co reiu I to rno ke the botro m corners neat and shorp,

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:~ ,. he Crone is the olle design that.!· ol'J .J.apanese people seem to ; :;.~ know. ~n recent times ~ has become a potent svmbo] [of' pecce .' . . ~ and [riendship, Garllands of: Crcr-es strung together in the flo·t· form .. :; seen in Step 4 can be seen at many Peace: sbrines around the world.

Use thin or medium weiqht poper at least 61n (15cm) squore .. Beqin by [oldinq the Hcppinq B'i'rd up to, Step 13.

3 Reverse the head.

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: 5 The Crane is complete.

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to foll~w thei~:fru~ia~s c~r:;u~~~b~~~use;it-is i~p~rtoln;\~

hold and releose 'i·t in the correct' we-yo There is probably an even . . ' .. _ ~ . ~- G'" II· d ~ ~ .. t h i .~ . _.. ... . .. . ~'.. _ _ i ~ b _ d - ..: . . d' II ~U' . . 6: '!' •. strnpier c:U. er WI- IUSI' one crease, woitinp '1'0 oe c esiqneor t, se to In

[IScrn] square oi thin p,oper such as oriqorni paper, oirmai'l poper or unde-copv (bank) typilrlg poper, Heavier paper will not float the desiqn th rouoh the oir,

4 The Glider is comple e, Make sure That the I ecdinq ed ge is a nee . circle,

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: 1 Fold in half along a diagonal.

2 Fo Id up the lower edge a little way .. fry to keep the crease [exactly parallel to the edqe.

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r IhlS design has 01 remorkoble clirnox when}' at Steps 1~'12! the ~ :~ · . entire shape is turned inside-out to suddenly reveal the completed \'

Sa m po n '. A, few other des.q ns conto i n inversions to P'OI rt of f'h eli r strvc=· ~~ ': ,tu re, but non 8 to this extent. ,A Slim ple r' va rlofion is to reg a rd Step 5 as .h ,. a [let, uncreosed square! then to proceed as dioqrcrnrned, but omit:' ti'n'g' Step ~3 to create a boot without a conopv. Use a o-Sin (15= :~ 200m) squore of po per with diilerent colours on the two sides. Begi:,n .. by creasing both dioqonols, then fo~dln,g, a polr ol cpposlte corners

to the middle.

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: 13 ... like his. Lift up he canopies.

. 14 The Sampan is complete.

J U N K

1 T' he sequence of folds to make the Junk is regarded bv lmlony as : the most beoutilu in all origami! porflculc dy the tronsiorrnotions ~ In Step ,21' Steps .5-7/ Steps 13~15 and Steps 19'-20. Note how this f seq u e n ce p ro'g resses effo rtl esslv irorn one ste p 't'IO the next I ~ ke n ctes ~, In a melody or steps ~n a bollet, Topped by the finol extrcordinorv ~ opening out climox, Use O~ 6=B~n PS-:20cm} squolre of pOlper with , d i'ffe ren t co I O{) rs on th e two sid 8'S. B,eg i n with Step 1 of the Sa rnpo n

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« wide ro n'gle ol b,e,aut'i"fU'~ pia pe rs (the country is ren owned for its po pers] " d often mean that more ottention is qiven to, the lool: of a desiqn 'than '~ i~ to its sequence of folds, so that the artistry lies more in the relationships between the.:··:·· pop ':e'~' r the subiect a,' nd tho rncnpulctive fi'n~s:::s:··.~ 0, -f th~, :

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[older. 't'nan 'in the ballet of the seq,u8nc8" These designs = porficu.orlv ~ those of living crecturss by the greatest of oriqcrni musters, Akiro ,~ :~ Yoshizowo = are unccnnilv alive! [but, are almost unreproduceoble bV

we lesser folders who do not have "the spirit', Fortunately, thouqh, tor :. ~ books such as this, there IS 001 lorqe body ol 'work thor con be repro- .. duced by the lay folder in conventlonol papers.

In recent veers, a less emotive, more geometri'( style of 'T;olding has. : , emerqed, drcwinq not a Irttl18 inspirotion from the technoloqicol ~ advances mode in the West since the 1950s. The Cube end Stretch ~

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_ Outside Jcpo n, there are known to. be erective 'folders in Hong ~.

f~ Kong, Sinqcpore en,d Malaysia. '

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, Akfra Yosh.zowo is the single most irnportont paper-folder in the t

~ .. _', .' world. IHe was born in 19'11/ at 0 time when oriccrnl mea nt liftle

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~~ 'more' to, ,the Jo ponese than the mecho nical reproduction ,o'f a lew :

~1 urod:itionall desiq ns, a nd when erective oriqomi wos vi rtuo Illy LJ nknown, ~ 1: ,As with rncnv children, oriqorni became an obscrbinq hobbv oi his.

~ Unl~k8 other children though, it lofer became such on obsession that :

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ot the ioge of 2,6 he left his [ob in an iron foundry [where he had f.

usefu~ly learnt the, principles c'f qeornelrv] to devote himseli to oriqornl. For a de-colds, he worked alone and In poverty, inventing rncnv new' tl designs and forg~ng his philosophy of erective oriqomi, ShorHy before ~

.; W,oridl War ll, a twist of fete brouqht him much publicity and on :, ~: lnfluenttol potron to quide him on h~s professionol co reer.

j . After the wor, Yoshizowo resumed his career, publ~shlng his hrst boo kin '195'21 esto b I ishl ng th e I nternofionc i '0 r~g ami Cente r f n 19.54 " ,. and first exhlbitinq ln Europe in 1955, Since then, he has received many culturn honours. and trovelled widelv, i'nclud~ngl several visits to the 'Wes.t where origami emhusiosts hove occloirned his. work.

Yoshizowo seporotes origami 'into tW'G kirds: 'recrecfionol' and ~ , 10 rt'. The form e r h e lo rge Iy d Ism isses as bei n 9 th e m ec he n ~cCl,11 rep ro;~ due 'ion of 01 desiqn to give an illustrctive likeness 0+ O! subject, but " f without expression or chorccter. Such desiqns include all troditionol :: and qeometric 'work and 01 most ,0,11 other modern creative 'work, frDm ;~ East or West To 'roshizcwo, these desiqns may be: clever, but they .' are without spirit, He cdvccotes an oriqorni whlc! reveols ,the inner .' chc rccte r of the su biect th ro u g'h the 'i nterp r8,ti've s ki'~ ls of the pc per: Iolder. M,ere svrnbolic representotion IS not enouqh: this folder must

:, have on empathy for the subject he is Ioldinq end the mcteriol he " uses (the poper]. I'i: this suqqests c philosophy thot is too oll-ernbrocmq : and too ernononol to be prcctlsed by the reader who 'wishes his ~

origami to simply be on enjovoble pastime, then it 'is O! measure IO'T' , Yoshizowc's complete commitment to his art.

~ However totol or controversiol Yoshlzowo's approach rnov be, ) ,t'here con be no doubtinc the quolitv of his work; the ronge and ) diversity IOf' which IS leqendc ry. I n po rticulor, his finesse w~th poper is ~ without equcl It is so exquisite as to defy reproduction by any other

~~ folder. Diogroims. carl a,nly show the bare bones ol a design, which ~ , the folder through dedico te-d proctice must flesh out and bring 'to I~fer

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, The buttertlies photoqrcphed here [which have all ibeen folded bV' ~.

} Yoshizawo and generously donated for use in the book) show a . ~' good c ross- section of h is work, fro,m th e ve ry s i' m ple 'to the very

CO'" ' .. mr ~,-: .•... b -.... t -11-1 bee , '·'i'f' .. -, III >. fokl a. d -The: s'i m pler a·,n ~:Sc C· -,0."- n be folld ed .. _ _ pi ex! . u. a eo U I!. U Y _ 0 _. v... - - v . - - - v I_. . - - - - - x

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'recreotiono!' stvle which he does not usucllv support; thev can be m,od€} tc Hutter when the centro] ridqe is depressed, bringing 'them to life and so eor~ni'r1g them a plcce in hi's renowned and charismatic teochlnq performances.

'The more complex ones show his enqineerinp prowess. 'Were this a Yoshizcwo book} the desiqns would be yet more becufilul. bur

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weste-rn writers are n ot us u ally pe rm itted to, pu b I ish lh e Y,8 ry best of :~

his. 'work. II ndeed, visitors to his. horne-co m-studio 'in Tokyo sory tho! .. the most exlroordinorv of h IS pieces remoin unpublished.

It IS possible 'to conceive that a modern oriqcrni movement 'would ~ have evolved without Yoshzowo, but his genius has enriched the' art lor all time.

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out olterotions 0 r add itions. Th is ,blJtteJfly is the 101g;0 oi the ~ nternoticnol

: Oriqorni Center, which Yoshizowo foundec tc help spreod [riendsh.p :: and peace through oriqorni. The design is so well-known thot it' has ollmost become trodifiono!

Yoshizowo does not gli've the written step by step instructions as. , 'we have done in other desiqns, but by now the reeder should be: ~~ Inmilior enough with the dicqrorns and symbols t,o 'be oble 't,o follow r. h IS,',"··, j nsfrucnor S,'~".

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he I'ate creator of th 1's desiqn, Seirvo Takegawa (Japan) I specie]ized ~n producing very simple desiqns for children, includinq many wonderlu cction tovs. Th~s little-known masterpiece is tvpicol ol his 'work: simple, poetic, cudocious and chorrninq, Perhaps 'it is like the troditicnol Bi'rd on poqe 16 ,_ more a symbol than .0 representation. Use a 6=--8~rl (l5~'20cm) square. Oriqorni paper is ideol.

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6 Mou t Fuji and the Sea complete.

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There are many oriqorni yochts, boots and ships, but none ore as

simple or OIS full of movement as this wonderlu desicn by Jcpon's First Lady 01' oriqcrni, Mrs Iosbie Tckohcrno. Mrs Iokchcrnc has pr,o= duced many exquisite designs} pcriculorlv of onirnols (see her Cot

," on page 40) and ,Bowers. She has written severol books, some of "" which hove recenllv been trcnsloted into Eng1lish_ Use a o-Sin (lS= 20cm) square of oriqorni pcper.

1 Fold in the top edge one third of the \flay towo rds the die gone I ;i"'rl~o" " S"~

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3 Fold it back along a crease

wh ich sto rts iust to the lett of th,€ top co mer and goes to the m id- point o'f the lower edge"

2' fold the right hand corner ocross 1'0 th e left,

,4 Fold th€ bottom corner across toO th e ri,g~ht_

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This. design is Step 13 of 'the Hoppinq Bird lsee page 22) 'turned upside down. lt 'is nothing more 'than "he classic Bird B,ass, [ornilior 1'01 a~1 experienced Iolders. W'hat makes ilt remarkable is that no one untilTokui Sugimu ra oi .lcpo n realized that' 'it could perform the cddlctive donee describec here. The lesson; of tau rse, is never to

,. disregard the tornihor in case it holds 01 wonderlol secret. Use 0 6-8in {15=20cm) of paper.

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repeotl Be co refu I at Ste p :2 not to pullA end B too far oport, or-ne paper vt/:i1II/stnop' and lock to look I [Ike Step 2 of the D,affodil S' em 0 · page 64,

3 ... like this. Continue until A and Bare toqether at the botto rn

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your hcnds, rnovinq them outwards and downwords, aHow'[ng C ond D to rise, , _

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2 ,., like this. Begin to bring A and B back tcqerher below C and D . , .

5 Transfer your hands to Cand 0 and repeat Steps 1-4,

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. he creo 'or of the Cube, Shuzo Fujimoto (Japan) has conducted a qreot deal ol research into the qeometv of folding, includinq .. imporlcnt discoveries about how t,o fold accurate polvqons I(pento- ..

qons, hexagons, and so on} from a squcre: how to divide an edge into accurate hirds, fifths, etc without iguesstim1oting'; and how to fold a one- piece solid such as a tetrohec ron or on lcosohed ron. If 0 II this sounds rather dry (It isn'tl], just enjoy 'fold~ng his Cube. lin porti-

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end simultoneously. There j's a

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[[Phi's is another design by Mrs Toshie Takohoma [see also her

I Yocht on page .36). The cot is regarded by many creative folders tOI be a very drffi'cuh subierr to capture in paper, because its shope ls " very simple and curved. lin the opinion of the outhor, M.rs Iokohomc's Cat is ,the most successful version ye't ochieved, be'inl~' vvell properrioned, full of chorocter, instontlv recoqnizeoble and plecsinq 'to fold. The design benefits frorr b,eing mode [rom a textured paper such as

In 9 res (' Strath more} J 0 r a nothe r a ppro p rio te po per, Sleg i n with Ste p .3

.. of the Bird [see page l6L usinq a &--8in (15=20cm) square o,f paper as in that desiqn.

7 Squash the point, dot to dot. Reve-rse Ihe ~ail.

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:, 6 Vailley the front laye'r at the left : [across 1.0 'the riqht, so tho the~ point' ._ stands upright. Turn the sharp poirr _.: inside out.

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8 Tuck the pain inside "he face, folding dot to do'. Reverse the roi].

9 Fold the ears forward. Reverse he h~nd leqs .. Outside reverse the toil

E

A'

,

E

R

NI

D

E

s

G

N

s

1 0 Shope t e nose, Fold the top

Of the heo '. d b ehind

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1

Fold up th s· eo rs,

12 The Cat com pie e.

41

CL.ASSIC' ORIGAM~

NCENSE BURNER

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1 Fold the two edges meeting 01 A to th e centre crease.

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of' j.

2

I

, Unfold,

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3 Repeat with the other two edqes meeting ot C.

, I

'h,e Reverend Philip Shen {Hong Kong) speciolizes in crectinq g'90metr'ic designs whch collopse into shape from a ccrefullv .,

"

loid out pattern of' pre-creoses, The I ncense Burner ~s on,€ of his finest

desiqns, porticulorlv because the 'final shape ~s conjourec from a very fa rnilior pattern of pre-creoses ,- the kite she pe in Step :2 ~s .. known to a I ~ po per -fo I d ers l' yet si m p Iy to repeat ~t, on eo ch co mer and add the centra I sto r sha pe is enouq h to create a bee LJt~ful desiqn . Use a 6=-lO~n C1S-20cm,) square of medium we'igh,t paper.

A

; 4 Repeat with the two edges meef ng at B, 'then those meef ng ot D.

42

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B

IE

D

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5 Fold A to E, E being ot the end of the u pper creose [mode In Step 1. Crease .only wheng sh own,

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6 Repeat, folding A to F, F being

a-I the end of the lo'wer crease mode .. 'in Step 1.

B

, A,

:- 7 Repeotwith Be and D, rnokinq 6 more' short crscses.

- 8 Re-creose the octagon with " mountain creases,

A S T

D

s

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E

R

N

B

'9 Fold in the creases as shown.

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1 0 Reverse A along existing

C r[~ t"'1l 's,: [e" 0, S~"

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1 1

... 1'ike this. Ium over.

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., back over and repeo' Steps -= - 'w-ith B C -0 d D, fr,orming 1- ree n

.. leqs,

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3 The Incense Burner complete.

CLA.SSIC'

OR,IG,A,M,

T U L

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AND

Here' 'is the iirst two-piece design in the book and one of the sirroles: and rnos! oppeolinq ol 011 oriqorni flowers .. Its creator, K:uni'hi'ko Kosohoro [Icoon], has wri"tt,~n over 100 origami b,ooks~, ~ncluding some 'in Engliish ,_ which 'feature his own prolific output To make, the Tulip and Stern. make the Tulip sq uore holl the size ,o'f the Stem squore. so thor (for exomple] if the, Tulip 'is mode from a ,4in (lOem) square; the Stem IS made irom Gin Bin (20cmJ sc uore. The Iulip beqins with Step, 6 of the F~OIpp~ng B~rd (see poge 22) turned upside down and ,the Stem beqins with Step 3 of the B,ird (see

paige 16)"

3 Fold the open edges to the creose, Repeat behind

1 With the open comer at the

,to P r fol d the front corners 10 th e centre crease. N Ot'8 that th,e creases toper towards the, top. Re'peafi behind.

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4 Fold over along Step 1 creases. Repe'ot behind,

2'

," Ir

,,' Unfold.

4,4

S T E M

5 With I) pair of scissors, snip off thetip Snip of less than you hink you should - the hole can be enlorqed with another snip, but

co nnot be mode smollerl

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I pen au,:.

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7 The Bloom complete.

E A 5 T ERN

DESIG,NS

STEM'

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J _', ,I

- 1 Fold the short edges to the centre crea se.

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2 Narrow the bottom corner .. Kee p i·t neat.

3 Fold ir half, dot to dot,

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41

purl he sharp point out to the

.. dotted position. Squeeze the pape·r ,. flat at' the bottom to let the sharp point retain 'its new position,

-, 5 The Stem cample e. Insert t - _sharp spike, into the base o. t ie Bloom.

CLASSIC

OR' I G.·.··_- A···· M.····.······ I

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IF 0········ X-"'-

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_~ "~e s~liwtl?n typica~1 of Japanese designs is shown to goodeffed

:. 1- m this design bv MlltSU8' Okuda. Whafs more, olthouqh ,the front

and back ,0 re iolded d'ifferently ('the tai'~ ~s to one side] r the design looks good from 011 angles" The heed Is a particularly interestinc feature oi the desiqn, beinq so remarkably simple" Use an oblong of thin or medium weiqht pcper. twice as ~ong ,as it is wide, for' 'instance

4-8in (l 0-20~n). ,-

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5 Outside reverse.

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1 Fold the long edges to the

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;
,-
,- t 6 Pull DNO layers across to the leh f, to allow the centre point (''the· nose)

to rise, Outside reverse on the riqht,

QiS shown.

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--

. 7 Mountain the tail. Fold thelefi

,-

~ d th b L

eo r <0 rou n- . _e' .aCK.,

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Reverse twlce at 'the ~e,tL

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3 Moun-Din fold in holl.

4 Valley fold.

46

E A S T ERN

DIESIGN'S

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8 Narrow the tip of the tail. Mountain fold the to III behind"

9' N arrow the 10 il. Pull the ears

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1 0 The Fox complete.

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47

CLASSIC

o RIG A M

STRETCH

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1 Creose accurate quarters, all volleys.

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... ' Crease ace u rote ,eig hths. a II

V· '01 I °y··'s

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3 Place mountains midway between the volleys, Turn over and rotate th e po per.

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The bastc.· Igr'i'd made 111 Ste.,p. 6 con, with the addition of diagonal creases, be collcpsed into any number ol geometric potterns, some very complex. This design bV Yoshihide Momo'f,an~ of Jcpor is

- 1: t- h t - . h" b· II, . th t - Of d d

one 0"11' e mos cstorusr lng, .. elng €lostlC =' .. ,. a - ilSt I'_ can expono on:

c a, II I opse. Also! wherecs the front is 0' honzontol pcttem of bricks. -r-he reverse shows the same pattern, but verti(.a,ll'y~ The design is not d ifHcu If't but ti m e -consu m r n g'. Fo~d' ,th e 9 r~ d ve ty co refu Illy and the late r folds w~11 +ol~ into place. The Iinclunpickinq' of the edges in Steps '18-

'2· 0 " t· ddt" I' U IL t f +- h .

...... IS a very pre ry ono oromo rc cone usion. S8' a sneei ot rrun or

medium weiqht paper ot least Bin (20cm) square.

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=I~J=I-I-I-I=I-I-I-;=I-i-:-I-f-i I r I-'-I-I-I-I-I-r-;-r-I-I-I-

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4 Check thot the lop crease is a volley (fr ~f isn't. turn the paper over so that it is].

6 ... to make this grid.

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5 Repeat Steps 1~3, creasing valleys os qucrrers and eiqhths, then mou nto ins in betwee'n .. ' .

7 Ma ke elects where shown ...

48

E A S T ERN

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. 9 Pleat again.

DESII'GNS

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12 The swivel and hidden diag 0 no ~ creoses (om plete,

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C

, 1 0 The pleots complete. Note A B and C., Fold dot to dot; so that the

.-

.' :.-

. 13 Repeat 'he swivel with A D and E,

c

111 ... like this. Noie the dioqonol creose which has to be m ode beneath I h e ve rtico,1 pleot to cccornmodote lhe swivel

,49

,CLASSIC

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~ I', .. 14 Repeat down the centre, SW'iV"ISII:i Fig the pleat u pwo rds to lie I,evel wi h 'the 'top edqe.

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I

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15 As before, diagonal creoses

'~ ed t,'~· be m D- d e~' beneoth th e. nee 0.. . ..... _ ,.

verticol pleots, this time one ot each end of I h e s\Nivel"

16 The swivel complete. Repeat three more limes down the centre, then iou r ti mes down th@ left he nd edqe,

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20 ... like this. Repeat,

un buttoni ngl rno re edg es to reveo I a reg ulo r brick pohern.

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.............-.....jil ' ! - -.

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18 Note FG and HI. Fold edge GIH across to the right; so that G, sepo rates from F and H sepo rates from II, . "

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19 ... like this, PuH out the paper beneoth F and I, so thai' edge G H co n flo tten 'to the f'i' 9 hi " ..

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21 The S retch Wall complete. Hold opposite edqes end pull apart 'to.··. cpen the bricks

. .~ .... v . 1_ 0.

5 T 5
W R N D E I N 5
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.. . . . •• ._J •

.. "", ..

C rcctive oriqorni in the West = as a creative movement, at least·began in the 1950s. A surprlsinq number of trcditionol desiqns .. were known before that time, such as he 'triangular newspaper har

-, and the paper dart, but tJ'he: erective potentiol of the crt had no" been .. ::~ explored to any depth. In the 195051 a few key books, exhibitions and - T\I proqrcrnrnes established the art!' since when it h[QS continued to grow ond diversify, perncps by now surpassing even the Japanese

.. for i' t1 n ovotio n .

There are now' monv styles [oi: foldinq, erected by enthusiasts who . To'~d tor rnonv reosons: tor some lt IS 0 decoro nvc croit. or perhaps a :~ form of puzzle solvinq, for othe-rs it is an explorclion of qeornerrv, a : w'oy to relax, an oic 'O[ teaching or sirnplv because the poss.bilitv 'of

.; 'f'a,lding a sheet of po per into [0 recoqnizcble form i's o n extroordinorv ..

h h L. I f I I !.':

. p enornenon wr ich rare y oi s to, amaze or pieose.

The designs i'n this chapter show the preoccupation o'f mas western ..

erective folders wi h enqineerinq and geometry)' roiher than the ortistrv .. : [of the ecstern desiqners The-se desiqns are complex (some fearsome-fly ~.. so} but for reosons of spcce, few are included here. lnsteod, the,

.. chcpter presents some of the simpler clossics .. For those \NnO would

like to [old complex desiqns, many can be, found in books published In the United States by Engel" Mantro!!, Lang and We~ss.

CLASSI

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: 1 Fold in the top and bottom

.,

,: co rn ers to the pas ilion shown '1 n

,

.. Step .2,.

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~, 2 Turn back the corner triangle.

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GAM

A R ROW

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orne desiqns ore so simple end seerninqlv so obvious thct they

~,

. a p pee r tc hove bee n t q iscovered', tether th 0 n J created I. lit is

olrnost as though thev were t'hens all the time. TOI see these' desiqns in , 'f1he paper derncnds on oriqinol cpprooch. not rust a reworklnq oi iomilicr techniques. This desiqn by Tun Ken Lamb (Englo,nd) may not be to your teste, but its ori'ginol:ity is stortlinq, Use a square of paper ol a ny size d ifferen't,ly colo u red on the two s'i des.

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52

WE:STERN

DES

G N S

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S NAP

H E X·'· A" IH E D R 0" .:. N

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,

H exohedrons are common in oriqorni, This one [by Edwin Corrie

:.~ ... "', {Engl'ond l is one of the slm plost end Iectu res an interestinc ~~ ,. move at Step 5. To make the,3 x 3 grid of squo-es neede,d in Step 1, ~ .. fold 01 4 x 4 qrid by creosinq helves end qIJ10r erg, honzor-tollv and ~~

, verticollv, then cut off a line o'f squares. olonq two cdjccent edges to ~: -~ leave 0 3 x ,3 gri'd,. Use a 6in (,15cm) squa re ot poper. La rge squares

. -'II .j,. , ; - t S-' t· e p 7

" Wi n'DII snap 01'"_:.

, " , .

..

; 1 Fold the vertical diagonal as a mountain ond the horizontal dloqonol cs 01 vallle'Y.

3 Similarly, fold dot to dot. Unfold.

..

,

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···_I'~· ,t/·,··i :

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. ~ I [ '. b( - .

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Fold dot to dol'. Unfold ..

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5 Outside reverse the top and bottom corners.

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~, 6 Valley fold the op corner i I t th e pocket formed by lhe lower

~,~ outside reverse fold. Then,

~.. - I

mountain the ower corner imo ~ .~

upper outside reverse iold. be' j- ._

7 Hold as shown and squeeze, The Is,f" hand corners will sepor ne to creole a third edge 01 ound he middle, [orminq a 3D hexchedror .,

..

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8 The Snap Hexahedron cornolete.

.n-"

o R

G A ,M

T H E

U N

-

,~ 1 Pinch the mid-points of the four , edq es ~ Use them as a quide "to

, mo k8' fau r volley Cn~Q:S..t3S a long the : horizonto I ond vertico I qua rter

~ 'marks.

2 Make mountain folds midway betwee n the vo Iley quo rters a nd the edges.

3 Form volley diagonals otthe co rn g rs, 1'0 (rea 'e a box with

'tria ng u In r flops.

c

UNFOLDA

B

B 0'· X~··

I •••... ..·..i ...

.... ".' . r '.

L E

~ B!oxes OJe the most common subject in origami. Sorne are very ~~ complex and emote, whereas this er-e by Ed Sul~livon (USA) is : IpO rficu I a rly plio i rI. However i th B fcsc j no tion of th r s dies j'g rl is in the

foldtng; because once folded, it cannot then be unf'old,edl at' least not , without making extra folds ,or fumbling w~th the pcper. It' is un'jqlJ€ in origami end a remarkable desiqn. Use a lorge square of medium .. weiqht pOlper.

4 POint fwo flaps to the left and two, to the right. Fold the triangles in hal'F by turn'ing the loo.se corners inside,

5 Fold the triangles to the inside, flot oqoinst the box.

,

.,

D

6 Collapse, bringing A down to ~ C and B down to Do E and f move

.. rewords ,the centre ol ih e front edge. Repeat behind.

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., M

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, 7 This is the shape half collapsed

8 '" and here fully collapsed, [Note E: end F.

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c

H10ld corner ,AC as shown. Pu~1

i \four hands gently opcrl end IH will shde away from G " ..

w

10

. like this. Keep pulllnq .

E

E

D

s

G

N

s

.

R

N

E

s

T

11 . until the corner is fully

formed. Re'p'eo, at the other' corners of the box"

12

The Un-unioldoble Hox com plete.

55

CLASSIC

ORIIGAMI

F ACE

-

M ony liberties can be rcker with the shape of a face before it

it~ lii Bt-;bec:olmles unrecoqnizob.e, whicn is why oriqorni faces ore a

po rticu larly interestinq subject for creat~ve paper 'folders. Not o~1 the '~ [ociol feotures need be present This face by Steven Casey (Austtali,oJ ,_ : for exornple - does not hove a mouth. Other designs may only have

a nose; or iust the heir, or may be extroordino rdlv detciled, even sculpted-lookinq, The shcpes for this face ore strong and horrnonious, :i

" and the sequence i's cleon and flowing, Use o o-Bin t'115-20cmJ square oi poper w"ith dIfferent colou rson the 'fw'OJ s'des .

.. 5 Swivel the triang les inwards so .. that they m,ee . ot th e centre"

1 Fold the top corner to the left end right, corners in torn, pinchinq the mid - poi nts of the top ed ges,

3 Make creases 10 bisect each of the th ree a ng I,es on th s' triong ole r flo p. so that the flop cello pses to look like, Step 4" Repeat on the r'ight.

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7 Repeat on the left.

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9 Pull the cheeks oport to expose .. the poir - t 'just reversed.

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4 ". like this. flatten itto the left.

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which has cleo rly been folded 'without the need to cut or foldl pieces toqetner lis somehow' mOire sat'isfy'ing .. , Use a o-Sin (15~20cm} square :~ of medium weiqht poper, Creose land uniold both dioqonols,

6 Mountain the bo tom portion behind,

9 Reverse- Note the angle .

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11 At the 'left, outside reverse, At, the right, reverse. Valley the feet. Rep,€ot behind. The volley creoses on the f',se:t should be: ai' such an angle that the Rooster' can bolonce.

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, ,he late and much missed Eric Kenneway (England) specialized in:

" creating' desiqns which were rnorvellcus to fold but which when ;~

complete, did not always look too' spectacular. For h~m) the j'oy' of ~ orlqorni was in the Icldlnq, not the looking IH~s Pop-up Double Cube

is psrhops an extreme example of his thesis ,_ j't has a fine sequence with jn!r~gulng" moves at' Steps 4=6, Step 1 '1 and the climcctic opening

ot Step 16, but the result looks v,sry ordino ry. Of 'its kind, 'it is 0 mosterpiece, USB 0' 6-8irl (,15='20cm) square ol medium weight poper .. ,

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a Sta rt use ct lscsl five sheets of squa reo paper, either all the sorne ,.

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- locku 9 0 . other IS into the C poe er, Continue; locking the, filth module

I nto the first 'to dose 'the seq uence Of ~. locks and complete 'the Stor,

Streng 'hen ali creases.

1 Hold two modules as shown. INote points Bond C'. Slide a on the lower module under C on the top module, br-inging the two dot's

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~echnicolly, this design by Ted Norrninton IEngllond)is the most I advanced in the book and should onlv be attempted byexperienced folders, Compere it with the much simpler Iulip or-e Stem on poqe 44 - the two extremes ol style show how beauty can be ochieved .. by very different rneons. Note the 'intriguing method In Steps l-6 for ;'. fold ~ n 9 a n a ccu rote h excq or1. lPe-rs,'8vere with th 8 d ~ffiicu It } si n k' 0 t' Step 11 - prcctice w'dl make, it much eosier. Use a me-dium weiqht

vellow square for ,the bloom and a 9 reen square of the some size tor the stem. A lOin (25cm,) square wtll create OJ life-size bloom.

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2 Pinch the mid-point and the upper quarter point, F:old the, mid-

:, point edqe on to the quorter point creo SE':"i so th ot th e new creo s€ ru ns exactly to the centre of the bottom edge" B,e very occurotel

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8 ... like this. Repeat with C D E G and H .. When squoshinq . tr to

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9 lift point F along the marked creo ses (peta I [old] '.

1 0 Unfolld he Step 9 creases.

Repeat five more times.

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1 2 Tuck F up inside he front lover, reversinc some of the Step 9 creoses Repeot five, more ti m es around the layers"

13 Fold one layer across to t . e lelr, to reveol ...

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14 ... a clean face. Fold up 'he - bottom rionqle, Repeat' five mon~ times oround t e' love -.~.

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lover will nQW- be drown. Creose a nd unfold as sh own,

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together. The system is very much like a set ol children's buildinq

blocks" which can be put to"9Ie'ther In many ways. Make as many as .. you co n. 'then experiment with them to, see what you can [make ~ the photo shows 'just a few ol the possibilities. The system is Iby D'idier ~: Boursin {France). .. Use. squores ,0+ [medium weiqht paper. 4in {lOcm} : squares willi work well.

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3 Crease three valleys as shown. Iuck the top edge deep 'inside the pocket at the: bottom} lock~ng the

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4 The completed module .. The protrudinq tricnqles can lock into

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11 Begin with Step 2 above. Fold ,the top and bottom edges 'to, The ce n fre c reo S €:.

2 Crease three valleys. Tuck th~ right hand edqe deep inside the pocket ot the left edqe, lockinq

the module into a trionqulor shope. Aillow' corners B end D to Hip out.

3 The completed module. The "prolfudi'ng trionqles can 'tuck into other mod 1--

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~: ' '. dossic oriqorni, but I have to' say that this design gives me !~ 9 reel sotistocfion. ~ discovered the oc ion at STep 5 quite bv occidenr :~ whilst' plovinq with ",he paper and lookinq for ways to reso~ve the

; shape into on occep able desiqn. fr,om there, he hecc and tail just

l1 folded th-ems.,elves" IUlse a 6~81n (1S-20crn) square a,f thin or medium

r~ weiqht paper, dif.erent~y coloured on the two sides" Start' ot Step 3 O'T

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7 To make if bark, hold as shown ond move' your' left hand 10 the leftend back, The head will move: up

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:~: A" nether design by the cuthor. The ideo is o development from a :: -', - known fan lock. but here done twice b,etwe'en Steps 7-110" once

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,. eilh e r sic e ol th e centre. Th e rest ,It is Step 11 I, wh ich wos th 8-D Io u nd k

to ! sno p r ope n 0 b~ ig i n 9 IV to hold a sotisfvi ng c i' rc u I a r she pe un de r' :,

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, tension. For storoqe it can be collapsed flat back to Step lOl Use an

oblong of' medium weiqht poper, twice as long as it is wide = for .. instance 4 x 8rn nO x 20Icm,)" ~

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, " . hke thiS. Squash -the p eo. ,5

flat Iurn over,

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8 Allow the pleats to cascade

open betw8'en ,A and B, but hold the ::, .. central layers. fl1at at C and D. A,t 'the " right, turn In the corner'S with vollev ;; folds .. At the lefT do the sa me b. t

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: 9 At the right, volley the proiecf n,g pleat into the line of

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11 Make a srroiqht mountain fold connectinq AEB., Ih'is, w'dl 'sncp' the· rosette into i''ts final shope. Be

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12 The Rose Ie complete.

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:.: ,he very best origami is a marriage of technology and orfistrv. It

~~ rn ust be p I eo sin 9 t,o lold and tech n ico Ily a de pt. yet stil I co ptu re __

something of the character ol the subject The Rh'ino by Dove Br[~1 (Enlglandl IS 0 rnoqndicent exornpls of this school oi folding" Althouqh , the steps may be followed in a mechonicc' 'way up 'to Step 13/ the

" folder' must then use his judgement to complete the heed. "tad! and : legs in an effectiv~ rncnner. Much will depend upor the choice 101 --: poper, 'its size and the commitment of the folder. A. knowledqe of the

~, onotornv of a rhino would be Gif help if ,th~' complete-d sculpture is to -- be convincing" The paper wi'~I' be 0 personol choice, but the creator __ recommends brown wroppinq poper. Begi'n ot Step 3 of the B~rd (see

-- page lo]. Use a large shee·t of paper, ot least' 1ft (30cm) square,

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2 Crease and unfold two valleys and a mountain os shown, then colic p se them si m . I a nee .. slv

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brinqinq the do stoqether.

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3 Reverse wice on the small top sq uo re. Reve rse /vJice on the I a rg e side f~apsl noting rhot he creases go excolvto corners C and D,

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4 Lilt and narrow A tooueh B, .. Reverse t 'e central 't 'jangles,

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, 5 Form two loose triangular (laps below A8 by Irfting and norrowinq the bonzontcl edges meetinq at the centre" Reverse the protruding edges above C and DOl old up E.

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, 6 Fold Cad D across the

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centre, Form five' valleys end ·0

, 11l0U nto ins below E as shown, 'then .. collapse 'hem ·to look like Step 7.

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8 Swivel A and B around to the back and "0 the right,

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116 Pull out the inner lovers ot B, Outside revers'e A.

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23 TlJck the point inside to lock th e front of the toot shut.

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Outside reverse again,

The Rhino cornple ·e .. We,ll

lnside reverse the fip.

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