Origami Ninja Star (eight-pointed) Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)

Origami Ninja Star (eight-pointed) Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)


Hyo Ahn’s Origami Eight-Pointed Origami Ninja Star
Copyrighted by Hyo Ahn Level: Intermediate
Base: Regular Octagon Published on July 17, 2014 at www.origami-make.org If you need text instructions, turn closed captions on! Subscribe and click the bell for notifications! We will be using a 20cm x 20cm square paper here but you can use any sized square paper. Prepare to apply a diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply another diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply another diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to turn the paper over. Turn the paper over. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply a vertical valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a vertical valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply a square-fold consisting of two valley-folds and one mountain-fold. Apply a square-fold consisting of two valley-folds and one mountain-fold. Prepare to apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Prepare to apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Prepare to cut the paper with a pair of scissors. Cut the paper with a pair of scissors. You have completed making a regular octagon. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to open the paper. Open the paper. Prepare to rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to open the paper. Open the paper. Prepare to rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to open the paper. Open the paper. Prepare to rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Rotate the paper by 45 degrees. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to open the paper. Open the paper. Prepare to apply four mountain-folds and then unfold. Apply four mountain-folds and then unfold. Prepare to apply four valley-folds and then unfold. Apply four valley-folds and then unfold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply an outside reverse-fold. Apply an outside reverse-fold. Prepare to twist the mountain-folded crease lines. Start twisting the mountain-folded crease lines. Start pressing the model down while holding the mountain-folded crease lines. Prepare to start to pull two opposite-sided crease lines in the opposite directions. Do the followings:
(a) Carefully and slightly pull two opposite-sided crease lines in the opposite directions.
(b) Rotate the model by 45 degrees in the counter-clockwise direction.
Do as many as of (a) and (b) to flatten the top. Be sure to make the flattening will be symmetrical so that the center shape be a eight-pointed star. Keep flattening the top until the shape becomes of a octagon. Start pressing the top with your thumbs. Iron the top with thumbs to make it completely flat. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply a mountain-fold. Apply a mountain-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply a mountain-fold. Apply a mountain-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply a mountain-fold. Apply a mountain-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply a mountain-fold. Apply a mountain-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply a mountain-fold. Apply a mountain-fold. Repeat both valley-fold and mountain-fold to the rest of the flaps. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Prepare to apply eight mountain-folds. Apply eight mountain-folds. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Congratulation! You have completed making an eight-pointed origami ninja star.

5 thoughts on “Origami Ninja Star (eight-pointed) Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)

  1. spent 10 minutes in one step in particullar, turned off the music and was able to finish this, first mf origami ever.

    proud of myself

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