Ever imagined what your favorite animals
look like in paper form? Of course you have!
Well, here for your viewing pleasure, and
with links to relevant tutorials, is a run-through of some funky-looking
animals crafted by a single piece of colored paper – pretty remarkable, don’t
These paper-folding exercises, otherwise known as origami, are a traditional Japanese art allowing you to turn almost anything into a 3-D work of art! The aim is to change a flat piece of paper into a sculpture using a variety of paper-folding techniques. The final products may look fairly extravagant but these make-believe animals are surprisingly easy to replicate and can take just minutes to craft. So take a look at these top 30 creations – you may soon be creating many more to add to your funky origami animal collection! Oh, just remember to stock up on plenty of paper!
Lion: Video Tutorial
Kangaroo: Video Tutorial Part 1, Part 2
Monkey: Video Tutorial
Peacock: Video Tutorial
Panda: Video Tutorial Part 1, Part 2
Penguin: Video Tutorial
Rhino: Video Tutorial Part 1, Part 2
Rabbit: Video Tutorial
Seahorse: Video Tutorial
Emma Parkinson has contributed this list of animal origami patterns on behalf of Print Media LTD, a company that offers commercial printing, design service and digital printing in Liverpool and throughout the U.K.