Jungle Animal Origami
“Challenging exercises for nimble paper artists. Young people...[will] enjoy Nguyen’s charge to paint, embellish, and personalize their creations.”—Booklist
With the fundamental techniques so beautifully illustrated in these pages, you’ll be able to create a menagerie of animals normally found deep in the African jungle. Easy-to-follow diagrams help you quickly learn the basic origami folds, including the kite, valley, mountain, inside and outside reverse, and pleat. So before long, a parade of hyenas, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, gorillas, lions, zebras, gazelles, and elephants will emerge from the paper. For a little extra fun, choose papers in animal prints and muted colors to capture the feel of the creatures, or use unusual colors and patterns for whimsical effects.
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11 Inside 14 Inside reverse 14 Outside reverse 15 Valley folds 16 Valley fold 19 Valley 20 Valley Add color Add patterning Appearance before completion apply glue Base Fold III center crease closed kite form Completed Base Fold crimp into position Cut as shown Cut front layers Cuts and mountain Cuts and valley Cuts to front direction of arrow Elephant fold and rotate Fold and unfold fold both sides fold form fold in half fold Pleat fold fold then unfold fold Valley fold folds both front front and back Giraffe glue to hold Gorilla Hippopotamus Inside reverse fold Join Maned Lion Mountain folds front Orangutan patterning or color Pleat and crimp Pleat Fold Reverse Pull and crimp Pull in direction rear shown and apply solid-color paper Squash fold tail Start with Base Turn Unfold in direction upright gazelle Valley fold back Valley fold Cut Valley fold front Vulture Water Buffalo Wildebeest Zebra