Here are 30 fun and funky origami animals to fold from paper
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.