December 11, 2010

Cyclommatus metalifer



Origami Stag Beetle.
This insect is called Cyclommatus metalifer.
This stag beetle is not in Japan.
It is interesting that the paper folding that is the culture of Japan expresses the one in a different country.


--- Cyclommatus metalifer ---
The difficulty:******
Time to fold:4 hours
Paper info:30cm * 30cm (Not cut anywhere)
Reference book:Tanteidan Convention Book 12

November 27, 2010

On the wings of love


Origami Heart with wings.
This is easy and beautiful.
It is used a technique called "In Side Out".
"In Side Out" is famous skill that uses both the front and back of this paper.
So, two colors can be represented by a piece of paper.
It's wonderful, isn't it ?

And I posted how to make this heart on this page. Try it if you feel good.
I am praying that happiness visit you.


--- On the wings of love ---
The difficulty:**
Time to fold:5 minutes
Paper info:25cm * 25cm (Not cut anywhere)
Reference book:Origami Shin Sekai

November 24, 2010

Squirrel


Origami squirrel.
How to fold the squirrel exists variously.
I like this version.Because this is so pretty.
And this is so easy.I can fold it,5 minutes.

The difficult ☆☆
No cut and a square.15cm*15cm.
Reference book : Viva!Origami

November 22, 2010

Rat


Origami rat.
I do not understand the difference of rat and mouse.
Because rat and mouse are called "NEZUMI" in Japan.
Rat is bigger than mouse,right?

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 10

October 22, 2010

Angel Playing the Lute




Origami Angel.
The lute is a stringed instrument.
She will perform your favorite music.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.50cm*50cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 7

September 23, 2010

Violinist




Origami Violinist.
This work divides one sheet of paper into 40 first.
The work made me become tired.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.50cm*50cm.
Reference book : Kamiya ryu Sosaku Origami ni chousen (神谷流創作折り紙に挑戦)

Tower


Origami Tower.
15 sheets of rectangle papers.

The difficult ☆☆
Reference book : Honkaku Origami √2

September 7, 2010

Mouse


Origami Mouse.
I think that I finished cute.
By the way,I do not understand mouse and rat's differences.
Because both is "NEZUMI" in Japanese.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Kamiyaryu Sousaku Origami ni tyousen.

September 6, 2010

Cockroach


Origami Cockroach.
The cockroach is one of the insects despised most in Japan.
Because they are a feelings bad.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect 2

September 5, 2010

Eagle Ray




Origami Eagle Ray.
As for this work, seeing from the under is more interesting.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

September 4, 2010

Skull


Origami Skull.
I folded with white paper.So, the place that doesn't fold well is deceived.
Wrinkle stands out when folding with color paper.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 16

August 30, 2010

Wolf Spider


This is Wolf Spider.The Japanese name is "KOMORI-GUMO".
"GUMO" is the "KUMO" with which the pronunciation became impure.
"KUMO" means spider.
So, "KOMORI" means wolf ?
No.
"KOMORI" means baby-sitter.
The difference of the expression is interesting.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 16

August 22, 2010

Dragon Head


This is the Dragon Head.This is a rectangle.
I had a hard time folding the scale.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a rectangle.
Reference book :Origami Tanteidan Magazine vol.59

August 18, 2010

Pegasus 5


I like this Pegasus.
The other side of paper becomes a wing.
So,this Pegasus's wing is white.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 6

Pegasus 4


This Pegasus had up-load once before.
The wing is big.There is a hoof.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

Pegasus 3


This Pegasus is a little difficult.
And the wing is small.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
The Diagram : http://dev.origami.com/images_pdf/pegasus.pdf

August 17, 2010

Pegasus 2


This Pegasus is rectangle.

The difficult ☆☆☆
No cut and a rectangle.A4 size paper.
Reference book : Honkaku Origami 2

Pegasus 1


Pegasus festival.
I introduce various Pegasuses.
This Pegasus is easy version.

The difficult ☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Mythological Creatures Chinese Zodiac

August 8, 2010

Red Origami Dragon


It is an update after a long time.
This is the Ancient Dragon.This is very very difficult.
But I like to challenge this.
I want to fold better.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.50cm*50cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

July 27, 2010

Tea-bag Deer


Origami is not only a square.The tea-bag becomes an Origami.
This is Tea-bag Deer.It will rise when folding in the coffee shop.


--- Tea-bag Deer ---
The difficulty:***
Time to fold:20 minutes
Paper info:Tea-bag
Reference book: Honkaku Origami (Genuine Origami)
(My book review)

July 24, 2010

Mantis


Origami Praying Mantis.
Aluminum foil was pasted to paper.It becomes easy to put the pose.
It becomes difficult to fold at the same time.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect 2

July 23, 2010

Wizard




Origami magic!This is Wizard.The wand is the same paper.
It did not fold beautifully though there was a finger.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

July 22, 2010

Divine Boar


The Divine Boar is wild boar's god.
This appears in the movie in Japan.The movie is "MONONOKE HIME".
The Divine Boar is called "OKKOTONUSHI" in the movie.
The movie is a GHIBLI movie.GHIBLI is the famous movie in the world.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

July 20, 2010

Statue of Buddha


Origami Buddha.This is one sheet of paper.
I did not fold beautifully because I was difficult.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 6

July 17, 2010

Cicada


This is a Periodical Cicada.
It is one of the cicada.Cicada is major insect in Japan.
But Periodical Cicada is not a kind in Japan.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect 2

July 14, 2010

Beetle vs. Stagbeetle


The stag beetle fights against beetle.
It is one piece including the beetle, the stag beetle, and the plinth.Amazing!

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 12

July 8, 2010

Heracles




Origami Heracles.
I like the horn when seeing from side.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect 2

July 6, 2010

Deer


Deer that is standing with sitting deer.Both heads are the same structures.
Sitting deer is a square.Standing deer is a rectangle (A4 size).

Sitting deer
The difficult : ****
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Viva! Origami

Standing deer
The difficult : ****
No cut and an A4.
Reference book : Honkaku Origami 2

--2012/12/21 postscript--
How to fold an origami them?
Sitting deer's book is not sales.
But, standing deer's book has been released English version.
So you can fold standing version when you read this.

But, the deer is difficult.
If you challenge the deer and if you could not fold, please comment to this post.
I will advise as much as possible.

July 3, 2010

Camel 2


Origami Camel 2.
The part of the face uses the other side of paper.
I like this more than 1.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Origami Shinseiki

July 2, 2010

Camel 1


Origami Camel 1.Camel is "RAKUDA" in Japan.
I will up-load Camel 2 tomorrow.

The difficult ☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Viva!Origami

July 1, 2010

Turkey


There is no custom of eating the turkey in Japan.
So, the turkey is not a familiar bird in Japan.
I have not seen the turkey.


--- Turkey ---
The difficulty:****
Time to fold:1 hours
Paper info:25cm * 25cm (Not cut anywhere)
Reference book: Honkaku Origami (Genuine Origami)
(My book review)

June 30, 2010

Peacock


A peacock greatly expands the wing.
This peacock's wing is "MIURA ORI".
"MIURA ORI" is one of hows that the Japanese designed to fold.
"MIURA ORI" is used for the sun panel of the space satellite.

--- 2013/02/04 Update---
I folded more difficult version and posted on this page.
Please read if feel good.


--- Peacock ---
The difficulty:****
Time to fold:1 hours
Paper info:25cm * 25cm (Not cut anywhere)
Reference book: Honkaku Origami (Genuine Origami)
(My book review)

June 29, 2010

Ant


Origami AntThe ant is a small insect.
It is seen well in Japan at a season today.
They are working well.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect2

June 28, 2010

Yellow Bird


Final Fantasy is a one of the video game.
Chocobo is a yellow bird that appears in the game.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : KamiyaSatoshi Sakuhinsyu (Works of SatoshiKamiya)

June 27, 2010

Chicken


Origami Chicken.And Japanese 500 yen coin.
The coin size is about 3cm.
It had a hard time folding so as not to tear.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.15cm*15cm.
Reference book : Origami Shinseiki

Leviathan


Youtube is convenient.I found the good one.
Origami Leviathan Tutorial.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb9rxD55Gfw

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.

June 26, 2010

Pill Bug




Pill Bug is a tiny insect.
And, they have a lot of feet.Is it eerie?
It rounds when touching.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Origami zukan insect2

June 25, 2010

Kentauros


Origami Centaurus.
Kentauros (Centaurus) is animal of imagination.
The upper-body is man,the lower half of the body is a horse.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Viva!Origami

Yoda Group


I fold various color Yoda.
The gradation is beautiful?

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 3
OR
How to make Yada PDF
http://www.google.co.jp/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=11&ved=0CBsQFjAAOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pedagonet.com%2Fbrain%2Fyodagami.pdf&ei=W_4lTJqhJ9CGkAXb-rR5&usg=AFQjCNEE9FIAIiSG2RH3OezypGO1oZqYgg&sig2=GB8onzY98EbZCHTS8IXvPQ

June 24, 2010

Griffin


This is WASHI.It is soft paper of Japan.
It finished cute.I wanted to fold better-looking.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Tanteidan Convention Book 14

June 23, 2010

Elephant


Origami Elephant.A long nose and the fang are features.

The difficult ☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.25cm*25cm.
Reference book : Origami Shinseiki

June 22, 2010

Sheep


Origami Sheep.I becomes sleepy if I see.


--- Sheep ---
The difficulty:***
Time to fold:30 minutes
Paper info:15cm * 15cm (Not cut anywhere)
Reference book: Honkaku Origami (Genuine Origami)
(My book review)

Tiger


This is Origami Tiger.The feature of this work is a face.
Do it look like the tiger?

The difficult ☆☆☆☆☆
No cut and a square.30cm*30cm.
Reference book : Origami Shinsekai

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