Sunday, January 30, 2011

Origami Mantis

Day 61 - Origami Mantis

This is not the praying mantis by Robert lang but its a simple origami mantis which has cutting thus not pure origami.The mantis after final touch looks like 3D model.

This one too starts with bird base.

You can find the diagram at origami-club

Photo Instructions:-

Step 1:-
Start with Origami bird base.Fold along the black line to the center on both the sides.

Step 2:-
Fold the top  flap down along the black line as shown below

Step 3:-
Turn the model over

Step 4:-
Fold along the black line

Turn the model over.

Step 5:-
Step fold along the black line to get the head.

Step 6:-
Open the model sideways

Step 7:-
Cut the model along the black line on both sides as shown below.

Step 8:-
Fold it back

Turn over

Step 9:-
Pull one of the flaps to the top to form the fore legs leaving the other flap down to form the hind legs and fold the model in half.

Step 10:-
Fold the legs

Step 11:-
Draw the eyes and its done

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