I am honored to have been allowed to learn how to fold Satoshi Kamiya’s Ryujin 3.5 by an extraordinarily talented folder who goes under the name “MrOrigami”.
When finished, it should look like this:
He sends me lessons, I must complete them neatly and photo-evidence back to him before he sends me the next lessons.
This blog post chronicles my progress so far. It is a long and winding road towards folding the whole thing from one square of paper – that road consists of a myriad of skills, techniques and components all designed to tuck away 70%+ of the sheet revealing just the dragonny bits.
The Crease Pattern is terrifying (but if you look closely you can see head, body in 2 sections, claws and tail … well, I can):
I hope I am skillful enough to learn how to fold it … we shall see. Explore PART 2 of this project. Continue reading