Knowing How to Create a Origami Crane
You have to know that the origami crane is a very popular paper folding project. This is often the project which those amateur paper folders would like to learn about how to make this when they decide that they are interested in origami.
Know that the origami crane motif is quite popular which it can be found on the paintings, the wall decals, the posters, trinket boxes as well as the t-shirts. Some people would even have origami crane tattoos to be able to symbolize peace and harmony.
What you have to do first is that you should gather the supplies. To be able to fold a traditional origami crane, you need to create a square sheet of origami paper. If you don’t have a lot of origami experience, then you need to start with a bigger paper. You have to know that smaller sheets are hard to work with because of the detail needed in folding the steps of the crane.
Origami cranes appear pretty folded from such patterned paper however you could find a much easier one to practice folding the model using such pale solid paper first. There are times that it may be difficult to see those creases when folding dark or such busy patterned papers.
You may start with a crane that is made of 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper which is cut into 8.5 inch x 8.5 inch square. You should create a square origami paper when you are interested to learn the easy method in making squares from 11 inch by 8.5 inch paper.
What you have to do is to come up with a square base. You should put the paper colored side up. Fold in half diagonally and then open. Fold such in half along the diagonal in the opposite way. You should then turn the paper over on its opposite side. What you have to do next is that you fold the origami paper in half, and crease properly and open. You should then fold such again in the opposite direction. Through the use of the creases, bring the top 3 corners down to the bottom of the paper. Then you should flatten the model in order to complete the square base.
You should know that origami crane is made through using the bird base. This bird base is one square base and two petal folds.
These simple instructions must make it a lot easier for you to make a beautiful crane. You can use the beautiful paper in order to make such lovely origami model and to be able to see such really elegant bird. When you know more about the history as well as the meaning of such origami model, then you should look at the different pages where you can learn how to make this.