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An Origami Fox
Foxes are depicted as a symbol of cunning and trickery, making them a nuisance to the story, a misunderstood hero, or a devious villain. In Chinese folklore, literature, and mythology, in which, depending on the tale, they can be a sign of good or a bad omen.
Today I will show you how to make an origami fox, step-by-step, with pictures!
- A Square piece of paper
- Pen or Pencil for decoration (optional)
If you don't have any origami paper laying around, you can always cut regular sized paper into a square. For easy folds, it's best to use soft paper, none of those construction paper.
Step one is to fold one corner to the opposite corner, this is call a diaper fold. Be sure to flatten the paper by pressing down the top part.
Bring down the first top edge so that it align with the bottom corner.
Do the same on to the other side. Bring the second top edge and align it with the bottom edge.
Now fold the center back.
Once step four is complete, this is what it should look like. Maybe I should rename this to step four-in-a-half...
Now fold back the side I show you in the previous step. It's best to fold it about a quarter of the way.
I now pull back just one piece of the right corner back. We can now start seeing the shape of the fox.
Pull down the middle edge to give the fox his head.
Last step, fold back a small amount on the left edge, giving the fox his tail.
Did you try making this origami as you went along?
The video up top I found to be helpful.
Thanks for reading and don't forget to follow me for future origami tutorials.
I bought one of these for 2010, best calender purchase ever!