How to Make an Origami Dragon’s Head

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How to Make an Origami Dragon’s Head

Introduction:

Create a cool 3D origami of a dragon’s head by following the instructions below.  To make this origami, you will be needing a sturdy piece of origami paper. It is better to use a paper that has  color on one side. That way, the instruction below will be a lot easier to follow.  Once finished, you may draw some eyes to your paper dragon to bring it to life!

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

 

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 01

You will need a square piece of paper to do this origami dragon head. The first step is to make a square base. To do this base fold, you must fold the  paper diagonally to the left and to the right. Then, crease the paper well and unfold.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 02

The next step is to make crease marks horizontally and vertically in the middle. Mountain fold the paper in half and then crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Dragon's Head- Step 03

Collapse the paper along the crease marks made. See the next step on how to make it into a square with ease.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 04

Bring the top right corner and the bottom left corner together. It will also help if you bring the top left and bottom right corners together.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 05

Collapse the origami until it looks like the left image. Once the origami looks like the left image, flatten it to form a square. This is the square base. Now rotate it into a diamond like the right image.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 06

Bring the bottom outer flap upward. Make sure to fold the outer layer ONLY along the dashed line.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 07

Diagonally fold the left and right corners of the outer layer to the center.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 08

Fold the top corner downwards along the dashed line.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 09

Flip the paper to the other side.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 010

Repeat steps  6 – 8 at this side of the origami paper.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 011

Rotate the origami piece 90 degrees counter clockwise.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Step 012

Gently pull apart the sides of the origami to make the dragon’s head into a 3D paper model.

How to Make an Origami Dragon's Head - Finish

Roar! Your origami dragon’s head is done.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. I have been doing origami for years complicated ones too so I don’t think it will be hard

  2. Amazing. The origami itself is not easy, but the tutorial is great, clear, simple, direct. Great directions!

  3. O M G ! I finally got a good one! so good! keep it up my friend

  4. Cool Dragon! I’ll put googly eyes on mine yo make it silly hahahah 🤣

  5. I love origami ❤️💖💕😍🥰😘

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