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African Animals in Origami

by John Montroll

Published:
1991 by Dover Publications
Pages:
120
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9780486269771
ISBN-10:
0486269779

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Skill Level From simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? No
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Yes

Overall Impression

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This book is about animals that can be found on the African continent. It begins with two simple plant models, and terminates with a fantastic spotted giraffe, that uses both sides of the paper to create spots.

Each model is accompanied with an explanation about the animal depicted.

There are 24 Origami Designs in African Animals in Origami:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

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Weed

Flora - Trees and Plants

John Montroll10Square

Also in The Paper Magazine 39
Origami Weed by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Christian Weinert
Tree

Flora - Trees and Plants

John Montroll11SquareOrigami Tree by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Christian Weinert
Ibis - sacred

Birds - Pelecaniformes - Herons and Ibises

John Montroll14SquareOrigami Ibis - sacred by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Crane - crowned

Birds - Gruiformes - Cranes

John Montroll16SquareOrigami Crane - crowned by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Flamingo

Birds - Phoenicopteriformes - Flamingos

John Montroll19Square

Also in BOS Convention 1990 Autumn
Origami Flamingo by John Montroll Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Crocodile

Reptiles - Alligators and Crocodiles

John Montroll22SquareOrigami Crocodile by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Christian Weinert
Hippopotamus

Mammals - Hippopotami

John Montroll27SquareOrigami Hippopotamus by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Snake

Reptiles - Snakes

John Montroll34SquareOrigami Snake by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Chameleon

Reptiles

John Montroll37SquareOrigami Chameleon by John Montroll Folded from a square of sharkskin paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Bee-eater

Birds - Apodiformes - Hummingbirds

John Montroll41SquareOrigami Bee-eater by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Hoopoe

Birds - Coraciiformes - Kingfishers and Hoopoes

John Montroll45SquareOrigami Hoopoe by John Montroll Folded from a square of Vietnamese wrapping-paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Hornbill

Birds - Coraciiformes - Kingfishers and Hoopoes

John Montroll49SquareOrigami Hornbill by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Gorilla

Mammals - Primates - Gorillas

John Montroll53SquareOrigami Gorilla by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Christian Weinert
Chimpanzee

Mammals - Primates

John Montroll59SquareOrigami Chimpanzee by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Ira Fine
Elephant - African

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

John Montroll60SquareOrigami Elephant - African by John Montroll Folded from a square of Fadeless origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Ostrich

Birds - Struthioniformes - Ostriches

John Montroll68SquareOrigami Ostrich by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Vulture

Birds - Falconiformes - Birds of prey

John Montroll71SquareOrigami Vulture by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gabriel Vong
Aardvark

Mammals - Orycteropodidae - Aardvark

John Montroll73SquareOrigami Aardvark by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Illya Arcos
Rhinoceros

Mammals - Rhinocerotidae - Rhinoceros

John Montroll77SquareOrigami Rhinoceros by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Christian Weinert
Gazelle

Mammals - Bovidae - Sheep, Goats and Bovides

John Montroll82SquareOrigami Gazelle by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Yoshiaki Ichikawa
Lion

Mammals - Felidae - Lions

John Montroll87Square

Also in Orison 6/04
Origami Lion by John Montroll Folded from a square of rice paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Zebra

Mammals - Equidae - Zebras

John Montroll96Square

Also in BOS Convention 1991 Spring
Also in Origami USA Convention 1990
Origami Zebra by John Montroll folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Giraffe

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

John Montroll104Square

Also in Origami USA Convention 1991
Origami Giraffe by John Montroll folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Giraffe - spotted

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

John Montroll109Square

Very nice color-change effect
Origami Giraffe - spotted by John Montroll Folded from a square of tissue-foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com