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my latest dragon

In The Dragon in My Mind on May 17, 2016 by romi

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Dragon

In The Dragon in My Mind on April 5, 2015 by romi

  
I designed and folded this dragon from a border-grafted blintzed fish base.

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dragon

In The Dragon in My Mind on January 4, 2015 by romi

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I designed/folded this dragon, starting with a border-grafted bird base, using the ratio 1:6. This means that the width of the “extra” paper along the borders or sides of the paper is 1/6 of the width of the paper in its original form. This allows for broader wings.

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Happy New Year!

In The Dragon in My Mind on December 31, 2014 by romi Tagged:

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I folded the dragon model above starting with a bird base. Happy New Year! happy folding and origami designing in 2015!

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dragon from a blintzed border-grafted bird base

In The Dragon in My Mind on December 25, 2014 by romi

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Hagupit, my typhoon-inspired dragon :-)

In The Dragon in My Mind on December 9, 2014 by romi

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My latest dragon, which I’m naming after the strong typhoon that battered Philippines…and I was folding it then. 🙂 The folding procedure is basically the following:
1. Border graft the paper.
2. Petal-fold the ‘extra’ square in two opposite corners.
3. Fold a stretched bird base.
4. Shape the head, horns, legs and tail.
5. Pleat the wings and form the wing claws.

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dragon with horns: second version

In The Dragon in My Mind on November 29, 2014 by romi

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Like the previous one, this dragon is folded from a border-grafted stretched bird base. For the head, I made use of the technique featured in Robert J. Lang’s ODS, wherein a small bird base is formed from the “extra” square paper resulting from border grafting.