Sample models


Making a Square

Making a square from a rectangular, non-square piece of paper.

Wiggler


Wiggler: Flash directions

Simple model, requiring only four folds.

Captain's shirt
Classic model: can be made from newspaper

Business Card Frog

Jumping action model best made with heavy paper, such as a business card. See another set of directions below.

Magazine Box

Simple model using rectangular (non-square) paper. Magazine covers work well.

Water bomb base

One of the fundamental bases of origami, used in many models.

Water bomb

A traditional model that is blown up to make 3-D.

Traditional Frog

A traditional model.

Dividing into Thirds

Several methods of dividing into thirds.

Dollar Bill Rosette

A money fold, requiring division into elevenths.

Ornament

The water bomb base makes the pieces for this modular.

Broken/Mended Heart

This heart breaks...and comes back together.

Talking frog head

Action model: directions made using Flash

Kissing birds

Action model: directions made using Flash

Turtle

Action model: directions made using Flash by Maria Chong, student in Programming Games class, Spring, 2004.

Drinking cup

Action model: directions made using Flash by Chris Wilson, student in Programming Games class, Spring, 2004.


Flash Fish

HTML5 Fish

Action model: Model learned at Origami USA Folding Free-for-all. (If you know model creator, please let us know). First directions made using Flash. Second directions made using HTML5

Business Card frog

Action model: directions made using HTML5 canvas.
Methods of creating images.