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3D Origami Mini Fish – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial explaining how to make a 3D origami mini fish… this is a model suitable for beginners with simple assembly and requiring only a few paper triangular units.

3D Origami Mini Fish

How to make a 3D Origami Mini Fish:

To make this origami model, all we need is 101 paper triangles!

This consists of 49 Green units, 27 Yellow units and 25 Black units.

 Steps to make each triangular unit is here.

The fin

We start by making the fish’s fin..

Step 1:

A connector unit is made using one black unit and two yellow units.

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Step 2:

Row three is made by inserting three yellow units.

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Step 3:

Next row with four black units.

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Step 4:

Rows 5,6 and 7 are made using green units. Row 5 built with five units, row 6 built with four units and row 7 with five units.

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The fin is now complete.

Body

Step 1:

To make the body of the fish, we start by connecting three green units making rows 1 and 2.

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Step 2:

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Step 3:

Four black units…

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Step 4:

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Step 5:

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Step 6:

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Step 7:

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Step 8:

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Step 9:

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The body of the fish is complete.

Step 10:

Connect the body and the fin of the fish by inserting the fin at the bottom of the fish as indicated in the picture shown above.

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Step 11:

Eye glued on for the fish.

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Completed origami fish:

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