Modular 3D Origami Swan

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Introduction: Modular 3D Origami Swan

About: My name is Giulia Talmacel, I was born on the 6th of January 1995.I am from Romania but currently living in UK with my husband Emanuel. I like to play with paper and do beautiful things from it. I also like t…

In this project you'll see how to make a 3D Origami Small Swan with approximately 205 origami pieces.

Step 1: Watch the Video!!!

Step 2: How Many Origami Pieces You Need

This model is made from :

- around 69 green pieces ( this pieces are made from rectangles of paper with dimensions of 6 cm x 9 cm )

- around 114 white pieces ( this pieces are made from rectangles of paper with dimensions of 6 cm x 9 cm )

- around 22 orange pieces ( this pieces are made from rectangles of paper with dimensions of 6 cm x 9 cm )

Step 3: How to Make an Origami Piece

To see how to make an origami piece you can go to this Instructable :
How to make 3D Origami Pieces

or you can watch this video:


Step 4: How to Make the Base

1) Take 3 white pieces and connect them like in the first photo.Make six groups of white pieces.

2) Take 4 green pieces and connect them like in the third photo.Make six groups of green pieces.

Step 5: Connect the Groups Together

Connect the groups together!

Step 6: Complete the Third Row With White Pieces

Complete the third row with white pieces.

Step 7: 4th Row

On the 4th row you will need to put this pieces in order:

Begin with one green piece like you see in the first photo.

Continue with 2 white+1 green+2 white...Till you finish the row

Step 8: 5th Row

On the 5th row you will need to put this pieces in order:

Begin with two green pieces like you see in the first photo.

Continue with 1 white+2 green+1 white...Till you finish the row.

Step 9: 6th Row

On the 6th row you will need to put this pieces in order:

Begin with one green piece like you see in the first photo.

Continue with 2 white+1 green+2 white...Till you finish the row

Step 10: How to Make the Front of the Swan

Focus on the photos to see how to put the pieces!

1st row: 2 white pieces+1 green piece+2 white pieces

2nd row: 1 white piece+2 green pieces+1 white piece

3rd row: 1 white piece+1 green piece+1 white piece

4th row: 2 white pieces

5th row: 1 white piece

Step 11: How to Make the Back of the Swan

Focus on the photos to see how to put the pieces!

You will need to reverse the direction of the pieces as you see in the photos.

1st row: 2 white pieces+1 green piece+2 white pieces
2nd row: 1 white piece+2 green pieces+1 white piece

3rd row: 1 white piece+1 green piece+1 white piece

4th row: 2 white pieces

5th row: 1 white piece

Step 12: Cover the Last Row With 13 Green Pieces

Cover the last row with 13 green pieces

Step 13: Cover the Last Row With 15 White Pieces

Cover the last row with 15 white pieces.

Step 14: Covere the Last Row With 21 Orange Pieces

Covere the last row with 21 orange pieces

Step 15: Make the Neck

Make the neck with 15 white pieces and one orange.

Step 16: Connect the Neck With the Body

Connect the neck with the body

Step 17: Thank You for Watching!

Step 18: More Project Videos

Well now you know how to make a 3D Origami small Swan.

If you liked this project, perhaps you'll like some of my others.

Check them out at:

https://www.instructables.com/member/Giulia+Art

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    11 Comments

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    shazni
    shazni

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Your Origami is really impressive :-).

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    Giulia Art
    Giulia Art

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    thank you again shazni:) i'm glad that you like my instructables:)

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    sivaguevara
    sivaguevara

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    sister u r origami is really interesting how u developed the skill?

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    Giulia Art
    Giulia Art

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    i also love quilling:)i love your designs!beautiful art:)

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    NathanSellers
    NathanSellers

    5 years ago

    This is beautiful.

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    Faakher
    Faakher

    5 years ago

    Would you like to tell me your Facebook page?