Origami Manta Ray Tutorial (Julian Rodriguez)

Origami Manta Ray Tutorial (Julian Rodriguez)


Fold and unfold diagonal. Turn over. Create a reference point by pinching the paper in half. Create a reference point by pinching the paper to the reference point made in the last step. From the corner to the reference point from the last step, pinch a mark intersecting the diagonal. Fold the edges so that pass through the intersection. Turn over. Fold the diagonal so that it passes through the intersection. Fold the corners behind using the reference points. Collapse into an altered preliminary base. Squash fold the flap. Petal fold. Fold the flap down. Fold one layer to the right. Repeat on the other flap. Turn over. Squash fold the flap. Petal fold. Fold one layer to the left. Repeat on the right side. Turn over. Fold down through all layers and unfold. Open the paper slightly and re-collapse using the reference points given. Fold one layer to the right. Wrap the layer around using the reference. Fold one layer to the right. Pull out hidden layer. Fold up the flap. The paper will not lie flat. Squash fold the top
layer down. Fold the excess flap in a way that covers the white area. Fold one layer to the left. Repeat on the other flap. Reverse fold the remaining white layers. Turn over. Align the edges to the central point. Pull out the hidden layer by reverse folding. Like this. Repeat on the layer behind. Fold the layer to the right, tucking it in. Repeat on the other side. Turn over. Fold the pectoral fins downward giving it some shape. Turn over. Fold the corners using the reference points and unfold. Open sink the corners. Fold the flaps behind locking the fins. Fold the edges to the central point. Bisect the Flaps. Shorten the tail. Fold the tail down. Pleat the gills. Turn over. Rabbit ear fold the cephalic fins. Fold the eyes and curve the tail. Shape the pectoral fins. Completed Manta Ray! Thanks for watching 🙂

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