Through a sequence of folds, without cutting or gluing, make a menagerie of more than 2 dozen animals ranging from a simple and graceful dragonfly to a camel. All it takes is a few square pieces of paper and this all-color, bestselling, essential primer to the ancient art of origami. Detailed photographs and sequential illustrations walk beginners through each of the ten basic forms, and help them experience the challenge and creative pleasure of fashioning a crane, peacock, squirrel, elephant, rhinoceros, crocodile, spider, snail, fish, and other creatures. All the traditional rules of this classic craft are obeyed here, and there's valuable advice on choosing the paper, folding correctly, making combination folds, and reading the symbols in the instructions.
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art of paper based on Basic Basic Form VIII Bend the front Bend the point bend the right Bend the tip Combination fold upwards Completed Basic Form corner marked fold as marked fold the corner fold the edge Fold the form Fold the left Fold the lower fold the point fold the right Fold the tail fold the upper Fold the wings folding steps Form the head left corner lower corner upwards marked lines middle line Mountain fold Origami figures outer edge paper folding piece of paper point is Basic point is step Prefold a square press the outer pull the lower pull the upper Push the right rear paws Repeat steps 14 Repeat the step reverse right corner right lower corner square piece square upwards stands vertically upwards Starting point tip points upper corner upper point upwards as marked Valley fold upwards white side upwards wing upwards zigzag fold