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Steps on Making Origami

Origami is a special art practiced in the Japanese culture which involves folding of papers. Origami has now spread all over the world, and it is now being used to describe all the folding activities in all the cultures of the world. Origami’s goal is to transform a flat square sheet of paper into a finished sculpture. Cuts, glues and any kinds of markings done on the paper are some of the discouragements placed when making Origami. Some unique designs of Origami can be made from combining different Origami folds and doing it exclusively. Therefore, in this article, I will elaborate some steps that are necessary for making a good Origami design.

Firstly, you should select the paper to use to make these folds. Origami artists have a vast variety of papers that they can use for their artwork. Pre-cut papers are available to help the beginners to have an easy time when making these designs for their first time. The pre-cut papers help the new artists to come up with adorable sizes of the Origami. Thickness and color are the issues to consider when choosing the best paper for this artwork. Beginners are advised to select thin papers and one that has a relevant color. Thin papers are the best because they forgive mistakes and they rarely crease as compared to the thick papers.

Various directive tools are also required, they include; instructional books, directive tools like tutorials. For you to internalize the folding process, you are required to have a book, a video or even a tutorial. The instructional material should also have helpful illustrations that make your work easier. Origami is complicated and therefore just reading the instructions is not enough. For a beginner to produce a dependable design, he or she requires to do enough practice to master the skills. Origami can look complicated or simple at the end of the design depending on the procedure followed along the way. Origami becomes easy when you begin with the simple designs then go to the complex ones.

After mastering the basics of the art, you can now proceed to the advanced designs. Crane, frog, lily, and lotus lie under eighteen folds, and they are examples of complex designs. Challenges are everywhere even after managing to the advanced stages; however, intense practice would help to solve it. You only try out the fabrics after you are perfect in designing all the folds. Now using the fabrics would help you to sharpen your folding skills.

After you are sure that you have done a beautiful job, you can now share it with your friends and family members. Origami is, therefore, a great hobby where all these people will be happy of. In the process, other people become interested to know how to design the Origami. When teaching them these skills you tend to strengthen yourself at this stage you can produce unique designs even for sale.

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