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WHAT IS ORIGAMI

 

 

ORIGAMI SYMBOLS

Paper folders like to share their models with people from all over the world. To help us do this, folding symbols were developed. These will help you to learn origami. Click to the link above to find a few of the important ones to begin with.

 
 

 

White side of the paper

 
   
 

 

Colored side of the paper

 
   
 

 

 

Valley fold

 
   
 

 

 

Mountain fold

 
   
 

 

 

Fold and unfold

 
   
 

 

 

Fold in this direction - see “valley fold” above

 
   
 

 

 

Fold backward - see “mountain fold” above

 
   
 

 


Crease made previously

 
   
 

 

 

Cut

 
     
 
Inside reverse fold
 
 
Outside reverse fold
 
   
 

Turn over

 
   
 

Turn around

 
   
 

Step fold

 
   
 

Enlarging the following diagram

 
   
 

Push in or sink

   

 

 

go back

   
   
 
 

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