Introduction: Swan From Little Origami Pieces

This project is a swan made by little origami pieces. For this project you will need:

  • 3 paper sheets
  • black and orange color pens
  • a scissor.

Step 1: Coloring and Cutting the Papers

The 3 paper sheets you need to split them in 64 pieces each. 2 paper sheet should be white and 1 paper sheet 60 pieces should be black, 1 piece white, 1 piece orange and the last 2 pieces won't be needed. In the picture above is how to split the papers and how to color the third paper sheet.

For the whole swan you will need 190 pieces:

  • 129 white pieces
  • 60 black pieces
  • 1 orange piece

Step 2: How to Fold the Little Origami Pieces

In the picture above is shown how to fold the little pieces.

  1. You take the little piece.
  2. You fold it in half according to the length.
  3. Fold it diagonally to its center.
  4. Do the same thing on the other side.
  5. Flip it.
  6. Fold the left side diagonally to the horizontal crease right at the top.
  7. Do the same thing on the other side.
  8. Fold the top side downwards.
  9. Do the same thing on the other side.
  10. And finally fold the entire thing so it creates a triangle.

Step 3: Body

For the body you should take 60 white pieces.

You should make 3 layers, every layer should contain 15 pieces.

And there is 1 more layer under the first layer with also 15 pieces, but that layer is inverted.

At the end you connect the pieces together so you will get like a bowl. (Look picture 2)

Step 4: the Back and the Front of the Swan

For the front. (Picture 1)

You will need 4 black and 32 white pieces.

2 more layers you should be added.

For the first layer you will add 14 white and 1 black piece.

For the second layer you will add 13 white and 2 black pieces above the first one and you will add the last black piece above the 2 black pieces.

And the rest white pieces you should add them above the black pieces making a triangle.(Look at picture 1)

For the second layer you will need 55 black pieces and 23 black pieces.

For the back you will leave 2 spikes on the both sides (Look at picture 3) and then you will add 10 black pieces for the first layer. For the second layer, above the first layer you will add another 9 black pieces pieces. For the third layer, above the second layer you will add another 8 black pieces pieces and etc. to the tenth layer with 1 black piece.

Above all the black pieces you will add the white pieces.(Look at picture 2)

Step 5: Neck and Head

For the head you will use the rest 14 white, 1 black and 1 orange piece. (Look at the picture)

All the 14 pieces you will connect one above another and then you put above the white pieces the black and the orange piece. When the pieces are together you should give the neck a nice curved form. And at the end you connect the neck with the body.

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