How to Fold an Origami Dragon

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Introduction: How to Fold an Origami Dragon

I uploaded a video a few days go, on how to make an origami dragon, and here are the requested instructions.

Step 1: Fold the Base

If you already know how to fold the bird base, go ahead and do that, and you can skip this step.
Otherwise; for future origami reference, this that we're folding is called the bird base, and is used as the base for many origami animals.

Step 2: The Body

If you ever get confused during these steps, you can refer to my video.

Step 3: Head and Tail 1

If you ever get confused during these steps, you can refer to my video.

Step 4: The Wings & Legs

If you ever get confused during these steps, you can refer to my video.

Step 5: Head and Tail 2

If you ever get confused during these steps, you can refer to my video.

Apologies for the bad focus on some of these.....yeah

Step 6: RAWWR!!!

Now go out and ravage some villages

Step 7: The Video

Heres a full video of the process

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94 Discussions

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bindi.a.nongsra
bindi.a.nongsra

Question 2 months ago on Step 1

I like it lots but I don’t get some of the steps because it’s one shape then goes to the other

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bindi.a.nongsra
bindi.a.nongsra

2 months ago

Nevermind I am so dumb I get it now

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TK0116
TK0116

6 months ago

OMG this was so fun to make and it was great! i liked the head detail

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Corn7411
Corn7411

1 year ago

Here be dragons

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cosmicknight782
cosmicknight782

3 years ago

I like your origami model. Most of the easy dragons on youtube that are like this have itty bitty little wings, which I hated. So, I had to stick with big wings and no feet. But, I like how your origami model has big-ish wings, but still has feet. Thanks!

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Vzip
Vzip

9 years ago on Step 4

Hey that's the best dragon Ive found so far! but do u need more than one piece of paper? the second to last frame on step four says you do the same thing for the other side, and i cant figure it out!

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cosmicknight782
cosmicknight782

Reply 3 years ago

You only need one piece of paper. The other side is exactly what it means. You flip it over, so that its on the other side, and do the same thing.

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instruct39
instruct39

10 years ago on Step 2

dang from this point on it gets hard. I have the most expieriance with origami in my family and i still think this is a harder model to fold.

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cosmicknight782
cosmicknight782

Reply 3 years ago

I started making this when I was 10... first origami thing I ever did other than ninja stars and paper airplanes.

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grinder7896
grinder7896

Reply 10 years ago on Step 2

this is easy and im only a teen ager
well almost im 12 and this is easy

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instruct39
instruct39

Reply 10 years ago on Step 2

i posted that a while ago wen i first tried it. im much better at origami now and it is much easier for me now.

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chicadoo123
chicadoo123

8 years ago on Step 4

hey is there a easy way to make a dragon???????????? please help

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cosmicknight782
cosmicknight782

Reply 3 years ago

no offense, but I'm pretty sure this is the easiest way to fold an origami dragon

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w1l50n1404
w1l50n1404

11 years ago on Step 2

Well, I say IT IS hard to desccribe a sink fold!

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shadow760
shadow760

Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

well u take top and tighly crease downward then u do so on other side than u open the shape push on the square and then refold