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3D Origami Penguin

3D Origami Penguin – Instructions

The 3D Origami Penguin is an easy modular origami model that is suitable for beginners and can be done with a total of just 147 units!

3D Origami Penguin

How to make a 3D Origami Penguin:

We will need a total of 147 units comprising of –

101 Black units

45 White units

1 Orange(/Yellow) unit

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Step 1:

Start by making the first two rows of the model. Two triangular units are connected together making connector units.

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Step 2:

Keep linking connector units together. As it can be seen, Row 1 uses 5 Black units and 7 White units. Row 2 uses 6 Black and 6 white units.

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Step 3:

Row 3 inserted – 7 Black and 5 White units.

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Step 4:

Row 4 made using 4 White and 8 Black units.

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Step 5:

Row 5 inserted using 3 White units and 9 Black units.

Row 6 inserted using 2 White units and 10 Black units.

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Step 6:

Invert the model.

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Step 7:

Now insert the next row (Row 7). Invert each unit and insert the next row.

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Step 8:

Inverted units (3 White and 9 Black units) are inserted to form Row 7.

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Step 9:

Row 8 is now made by inserting units in the usual way (not in the inverted manner) with 4 White and 8 Black units.

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Step 10:

Next row – row 9 is done using 5 White and 7 Black units.

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Step 11:

For Row 10, insert 4 White and 8 Black units.

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Step 12:

Insert one black unit at the center of the white units at the top.

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Step 13:

Insert one white unit on either side of the black unit.

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Step 14:

The rest of Row 11 consists of Black units.

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Step 15:

Row 12 – the last row is inserted using black units only.

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The body of the Penguin is done.

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For the Penguin’s flippers, insert one black unit on either side of the body. Use glue when inserting the units.

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as shown..

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Step 17:

Apply glue and insert one orange unit for the bill.

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Step 18:

Finally, glue on a pair of eyes…

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And the 3D Origami Penguin is complete!

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6 comments

  1. SOOOOOO MANY THNX 4 GIVING USEFULL TIPS…..

  2. Thanks to teach us .It is very nice and easy to make it.

  3. I made like 10 of theseThis is awesome!

  4. i have do 20 in just 1 week

  5. Nice, good instructions. I will try this with my daughter.

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