Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper menagerie? Make a swan with flappable wings using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own swans from folded paper. ...more
How to Fold an Origami Swan
Origami is a lot of fun (okay, and also a lot of frustration), but what often turns beginners off from the Japanese art form is simply that it requires special origami tissue paper. While it's true that thin paper made exclusively for origami is preferable for any origami proj ...more
Nothing decorates a dinner table better than a napkin swan. It's cute and it makes dinnertime feel like a celebratory event. So, if you want to learn how to make a napkin swan, just follow the folding instructions in the video. Follow along and see what your napkin swan looks ...more
Looking to add a new specimen to your paper menagerie? Something easy? You're in luck. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make a swan from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper swans yourself, take a look!
Interested in adding an avian specimen to your paper menagerie? Maybe some sort of waterfowl? Have extra paper and time to match? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of pape ...more
Not sure what to origami today? Watch this how to video to learn how to fold a swan out of origami paper. Give Japanese origami folding a try with this how to video tutorial on folding a swan.
Tired of cranes and swans? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper spaceship using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded ...more
Not only is origami useful for making things that appear like they should be able to float (like paper swans), it's actually good for producing things that do — like paper boats. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper catamaran with origami, the traditional art of J ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a 3D origami swan from 484 paper triangles. For this you will have to cut up 16 sheets of paper in to small rectangles. One rectangle is 1/32 of an A4 sheet. Take a small rectangle, fold it in half lengthwise and ...more
Origami isn't just folding paper, it's a form of art. So, if you want to try a new creative way to express yourself, and if you like birds, try out this tutorial on folding an origami paper swan. Graceful and elegant, a swan is the perfect subject for the graceful and elegant ...more
This clip shows how to make a swan using a single piece of paper. It is broken into separately titled sections with brief written instructions. The video that follows performs those instructions shows the folds and the results of the intermediate steps.
Remember that uber romantic scene from Nicolas Sparks' tearjerker, "The Notebook," where Noah takes long lost and then found love Allie out on his boat and then find themselves in a small enclosure full of swans? You can recreate that magically romantic moment (sort of) by fol ...more
This video shows us how to fold a simple origami swan. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take a paper and then crease it diagonally and then open the crease and then fold the paper on the crease line so that a cone is obtained with a triangle on the top. Ste ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold a paper swan. The Japanese art of origami is a fun way to take a regular piece of paper, and turn it into a work of art. Don't throw away those paper scraps, fold them into a beautiful swan.
Learn how to make a beautiful origami swan. Watch this origami video for all the correct folds - be sure to practice if you want your origami swan to come out flawlessly. Stolen & slightly modified design originally from Maarten van Gelder. An origami swan makes a really cute ...more
In this video you will learn how to create an Origami Swan. This is your basic how to video. There is no audio. The viewer will have the chance to watch every step in the process of folding the swan. The demonstrator makes the swan very slowly so the person watching can follow ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper swan Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper swan. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional ...more
Interested in adding an avian specimen to your paper menagerie? Perhaps some sort of waterfowl? Have extra paper and time to match? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane or swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk ...more
Turn an ugly duckling of 700 rather boring identical origami pieces into a beautiful swan by watching this tutorial, getting a few shots of Starbucks espresso, and enslaving yourself to the task for the next couple of days. The swan looks exquisitely difficult to make, but th ...more
Show off your refinement with this crafty how-to. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make an elegant paper swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own pap ...more
Barbabellaatje copied Ku-Ku's swan basket video. Ku-ku's dad did a much better job at the swans neck, so barbabellaatje presents a "redo" of Ku-Ku's. Barbabellaatje has been providing us with origami instructional videos for the past year. Always exciting to see a new origami ...more
Want to make a tough-guy paper swan in the manner of Prison Break protag Michael Scofield? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and t ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to fold a note in the diamond note fold pattern. Learn how to make an origami note fold in a diamond shape.
Fold origami cranes on and before this day (the International Day of Peace) to be part of a world movement to raise awareness for peace education. What better way is there to raise awareness than through origami cranes? Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold origami cranes for peace. Part ...more
For all your origami enthusiasts, take your art of origami to greater heights by using a dollar bill to create the impossible—fireworks! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to fold origami fireworks from a single dollar bill. It's a great origami project for the 4th of ...more
Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Perhaps something Dutch? Make a paper tulip using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to fold your own cherry blossoms ...more
This video shows you how to fold origami boxes. You will only need a single square piece of paper. The process requires simple folds. This project can be done by people of all ages. The video has both audio and video instructions and is very clear about what needs to be done. ...more
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments fro ...more
Vincent Floderer creates the most amazing origami mushrooms and here he shows us how.
Out of ideas for Halloween, or simply don't feel like blowing all your cash on a costume you're only going to wear once? Then take a look at this tutorial for creating origami Freddy Krueger monster claws. They're made out of paper so they won't last long, but they're cheap, ...more
Hearts are fairly easy to cut out of paper, but origami hearts take a little more work, and that means more appreciation from their recipient. Even better, flying origami hearts. What better way to tell your loved one you care on Valentine's Day than with some bat-winged heart ...more
Origami double hearts are easy to make and a great way to show your loved one that you care. Plus, it's cheaper than a dinner out, so watch this video, follow the steps, and profess your love with a piece of folded paper. Hey, at least your loved one will know you went through ...more
Links of Love is showing you how to make origami heart shaped cuff-links. Start with a 20.5 cm square of paper. If you want to make a cuff link you can wear you should use a square the size of 4 to 5 cm. Fold a good crease and then unfold. Fold two corners in toward the middle ...more
Make an origami swan with a curved neck.
Are you interested in the Japanese art of Origami? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to origami fold a goldfish.
Check out this video for stop-motion instruction on how to make The Prison Break Origami Swan. Diagram: http://www.fcowm.com/pdf/prisonbreakduck.pdf but extend the neck a little in step 3!!
Now you can literally count your lucky stars. Take a gander at this origami video to learn how to fold cute origami straw lucky stars. They're beautiful and adorable on their own, though they can be made quickly in large quanities to put into a pretty jar as a gift for a frien ...more
This video tutorial shows how to fold an origami Santa and his sleigh. Learn how to make Santa Claus riding in his sleigh out of paper using the Japanese art of origami.
We've noticed that the more realistic an origami project looks, the harder it is to fold. But that's not true with these origami French fries. Whether you're looking at them from afar or up close, they look almost good enough to chow down on.
This videos shows how to fold a not into a cat. Learn how to make an origami cat out of note paper.
This video tutorial shows how to fold a miniature nun. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to make a small paper nun.
You've heard about origami cranes before - they are, after all, the primer for all other origami projects. But what about crane eggs? That's right, crane (pre) babies! Sort of. Check out this video to learn how to fold crane eggs/love knots that are cute for putting in jars an ...more
This video covers some dollar bill origami heads that can be used for making a dog, snake, mouse, fox, gekko, croc, lizard, cat and many more. Learn the art of Money Origami and start folding dollar bills instantly. Money Origami is an easy hobby to learn and certainly a fant ...more
For the (anal) artist among us. This tutorial requires only 15 sheets of paper and scissors. Technically, because of the cutting of the paper, this swan is kirigami, not origami. That said, assembling 471 paper triangles into this beautiful swan is the work of angels. Enjoy. ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Eastern Dragon" that Joseph Wu designed. Paper size used in the video: initially: 13cm by 65cm finished model: 18cm by 18cm Part 1 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part 2 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Spiky Star" that David Brill designed. Paper size used in the video: Initially: 24 sheets of size 52.5mm by 74.5mm finished model: 13 cm diameter Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold an origami spiky star. Part 2 of 2 - How to Fold ...more
The origami magic ball is a very popular but few tutorials show you how to make one in greater detail than this four part series. This complicated paper design takes a little while to create but is worth it in the end when you have a totally unique, fluffy new toy to play with ...more
Guy Fawkes Night (or Day as it's known stateside, and commonly called Bonfire, Cracker, or Fireworks night) celebrates the anniversary of Catholic conspirators attempting to blow up the Parliament houses in London. Celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes is traditionally hung i ...more
This video shows how to make an origami swan using 471 paper triangles. Your loved one will appreciate this gift because you put in a tremendous amount of effort, dedication and patience required for origami, but its easy to assemble and the only money you will spend is cost o ...more
Robert Lang teaches how to fold an origami duck. Quack! Robert Lang is a professional origami artist showing at museums and galleries. Perfect your origami skills with an expert.
Once you have mastered how to fold an origami crane, you are ready to try the phoenix. A phoenix is a mystical bird that rises from the ashes and is very powerful. They are a great inspiration to have around you. Check out this tutorial for a step by step on folding your own o ...more
Robert Lang shows how to fold an origami swallow. This is an excellent video! Robert Lang is a professional origami artist, showing in museums and galleries.
Check out this video to learn how to fold an origami flower with a stem and leaves. The design is by Joost Langeveld.
Going to a black tie affair and don't have a bow tie? Well, this video won't help you in the least - but, while you're trying to figure out what to do, you can nervously fold an origami bow tie out of a dollar bill... Don't know how? Watch this video from Fold Something.
Check out this video to learn how to fold a delicious origami strawberry.
From Fold Something, learn how to fold an origami heart-shaped bookmark! Follow as origami instructor Josiah Hills shows the viewer how to fold a heart shaped bookmark using a square piece of paper. He calls the unique bookmark design "Mark of Love". The project requires two i ...more
This video shows how to fold an origami paper game using ordinary paper. The instructor recommends you use double sides and colored paper. The first step instructed is to make four congruent folds. You then bring all four corners to the middle of the paper. The instructor tell ...more
Watch and learn how to fold this variation of an origami tulip from Kunihiko Kasahara.
With just one tiny sheet of paper, you can fold millions of things, like this boat. Not only is this a great little origami boat that's easy to complete, but it also floats on water! After watching and following the quick fold instructions, try out your new folded origami boat ...more
If you like folding paper stars and think they're a cinch, this omega star should give you quite a challenge. This omega star is an intricate fold that looks beautiful when complete. Perfect atop that pine tree in your living room (during holidays hopefully). This step=by=step ...more