Origami Mandarin Bird Tutorial – Simon Andersen

Origami Mandarin Bird
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How to fold an origami mandarin bird designed by Simon Andersen. These birds can perch or hang about as decorations all year round. There are a few different ways to fold the wings, if done more simply, the bird looks more like a seagull. I modified the wings a little to be more layered. I start by making the simpler winged version first.

These little origami birds will make lovely Christmas tree decorations. They can be perched or hung up with a ribbon. If hung, you may want to weigh down the front end of the bird (shown at the end of the video).

Origami Mandarin Bird

Design: Simon Andersen (permission granted by Hans Dybkjær) More info on this origami model
Level: ★★★☆☆

You will need:

▸ 1 sheet of square paper.
Paper size example: 15 x 15 cm
Final model size: 10 x 5 cm

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