The Steps to Make that Origami Crane
You have to know that the origami crane is a very popular paper folding project. Such is usually the project that the starting paper folders would want to learn on how to make this if they decide that they are really interested in origami.
You must know that the origami crane motif is very popular and such can be found on wall decals, paintings, posters, the trinket boxes and those t-shirts. Some individuals would have such origami crane tattoos in order to symbolize peace as well as harmony.
The first thing that you need to do is to gather the supplies. In order to fold a traditional origami crane, you must have a square sheet of origami paper. You have to begin with the much bigger paper when you don’t have such origami experience. Know that the smaller sheets are difficult to work with due to the detail required in folding such steps of the crane.
Those origami cranes appear pretty folded form the patterned paper though you could look for a lot easier one to practice folding the model that has a subtle solid paper first. At times, it can be difficult to see the creases when folding busy or dark patterned papers.
You can start with a crane which is made with the use of 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper cut into 8.5 inch x 8.5 inch square. You must make a square origami paper when you like to learn the easy method for making squares from 8.5 inch by 11 inch paper.
What you must do is that you need to make a square base. Put your paper colored side up. You should fold this in half diagonally and open. Fold this in half along the diagonal the other way. You should then turn the paper over on its opposite side. You need to then fold such paper into half, crease this 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. You must flatten the model in order to have the square base.
You should know that origami crane is made through using the bird base. The bird base is one square base and also a couple of 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. If you know more about the history and the meaning of the origami model, then you have to look at the different pages where you will know about how to create this.