Posted by wonko on January 1, 2014 in wtf
Itching to fold something, I dug out a lovely sheet of green VOG
Cut it into a square (because, even though it is sold as a square, rarely have I found it so.
After some simple pre-creasing
We begin the collapse
to form a preliminary base ahead of some serious bending
We spread the layers of the base and then …
Then you collapse some more to arrive at the final base that has enough flaps for the final model
Then you place creases that will become accordion fold
Then sink in and out
Until it is fully accordionated (is that even a word? It is now!), and this hides most of the paper
Shaping is next, thinning out VERY thick layers is hard work
But you can start to see the shape emerging
After an age, I begin to shape, the paper is so thick that this is difficult
This is Robert Lang’s Praying Mantis – not my first fold of this model but definitely my best
She is cheekily looking over her shoulder, is wonderfully solid and heavy and I am glad to have finished finally.
This was WTF (What’s That Fold?) # 21 – how did you go at guessing what it was?