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Origami Dragonfly

origami dragonfly • Posted by S S.

An easy dragonfly without cuts

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0 h 15


Pretty Easy
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An easy dragonfly without cuts


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    Crease both diagonals (collored side out)and also matching the opposite edges (collored side in). Then fold as shown in the picture.

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    Bisect both angles (dotted lines)

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    Fold on the dotted lines. The rest of the paper will be 90°. Note that the upper end will not be the bisector of angle.

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    Repeat with the other side, and bend both upwards

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    Slide the upper layer, forming a "V"

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    Bold them down...

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    ... and outside

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    Repeat on the other side

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    Turn the side and fold like shown in the picture.

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    Fold up the excess of lower wing.

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    Now, pinch its tail. (it won't complain...)

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    Fold down the upper end will create a trunk and two big eyes (that you will make as roud as possible)