Folded Origami SwallowTail Butterfly: Designed for Guy Kawasaki

Folded Origami SwallowTail Butterfly: Designed for Guy Kawasaki

This version of the Origami Butterfly was designed for entrepreneurial guru, Guy Kawasaki, to grace the cover of his tenth book, Enchantment. A Hawaiian of Japanese heritage, Guy’s work embodies metamorphosis, unexpected delight, and the pollination-like spread of great ideas and winning attitudes.

What you need

Japanese printed washi, and handmade Origamido papers for the original design.

Otherwise, you can practice with regular origami materials too.

Instructions

A variation of the popular Alexander Swallowtail, this design was originally folded in a composite of fine Japanese printed washi, and handmade Origamido papers.

This design introduces both the “Swallowtail” hindwing, and the “Angelwing” treatment on the forewing.

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This was an excerpt from the book Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies. Many thanks to Tuttle Publishing for this excerpt.

Comments

  1. Lesley Lincoln says

    Great fun

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