Create an Origami Sitting Dog Instructions in 15 Steps

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Create an Origami Sitting Dog Instructions in 15 Steps

Introduction:

There are a lot of ways to make a paper dog. One way is this 15-step origami instruction that resembles a dog sitting once finished. To make this origami dog, you will be needing a sturdy piece of paper. That way, the dog can sit on its own, once finished.

This is an intermediate-level origami but any beginner can successfully create this with the help of the instructions. And oh, if you like dogs then do know that we have other origami dogs on this website.

Enjoy reading the guide!

Step 1

Fold the paper Into a triangle

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 01

For the first set of steps you will be folding the paper into a scalene triangle. Start with a square piece of origami paper and lay it on a flat surface. Fold it in half as shown. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 02

The second step is to fold the left and right corners to the center crease line.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 03

Vertically fold the paper in half as shown.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 04

This is what your origami paper should look like now. Time for the next group of steps!

Step 2

Make the head of the origami sitting dog

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 05

Rotate the origami paper 45 degrees clockwise.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 06

Bring the top corner to the left as shown. Follow along the dashed line as illustrated. After that, crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 07

Make an outside reverse fold along the crease line. Make this fold by prying open the layers along the crease line made in the previous step. After that, flip the layers inside out.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 08

Crease along the dashed line as illustrated above.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 09

Make another outside reverse fold on the crease mark made in the previous step.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 010

Slim down the dog by making a crease line along the dashed line.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 011

Below the head of the dog, “sink” along the dotted line as shown.

Please refer to the two images above in order to continue making the sitting dog's head.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Step 012

Make a crimp by folding in and out along the dotted lines.

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Make the dog's snout smaller by folding the tip at the back.

Step 3

Make the tail of the paper sitting dog

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Make an inside reverse fold along the dotted lines. This will be the tail of the dog.

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Lastly, fold the bottom left corner upwards.

How to fold an Origami Sitting Dog - Finsih

Your origami sitting dog is done! You can make another awesome origami dog on our catalogue. There are many versions of dog origami, Discover new ways here!

Extra Tips

  • Apply enough pressure when making crease lines and make your lines straight.
  • Make sure to make straight folds, and apply enough pressure all the way when folding.
  • Make sure to follow the steps closely. Focus but don't forget to have fun.
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