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Werewolf ::design evolution:: by guspath Werewolf ::design evolution:: by guspath
To complement my recent werewold deviation :) I am very surprised to learn that somewhere out there someone managed to fold my gryphon from the very limited information I gave on the internet: [link]

This is going to be pretty boring and a bit technical, but here goes:
A. This is the original werewolf that I began with. Pretty disappointing to learn that my sister did not recognize it as werewolf until I told her what it is, that is when I know I have to improve the model. From the creasing pattern below werewolf A, you can see that I simply used Maekawa Jun's devil concept to design the hands and the head (the fingers took too many paper area here). The mane and head took almost 1/2 area of the paper here. The ears came from raw edges so I can color change it easily. Now the limitations this model have are that I cannot get long tail or toes and it can't stand on both legs. Also if I want to make the mane bigger that will shorten the arm length significantly. Hence, I decided to pleat the raw edges of the square as shown in B.

B. This model has better proportion as the fingers and toes has can be folded from the pleats I did on 2 raw edges, which gave the appearance of "adding paper area" onto a square :) As the fingers came from the "additional paper" and not from the square, hence, I can get longer arm length. However, the arm became too long here so I decided to use that excess paper to enrich the mane. The toes are 5 and I shall reduce that to 4 and make the legs longer as nicely suggested by so many people.

Hope that helps for those people who are eager to try this model. Just print out the pattern and collapse the lines (blue and red = mountain and valley fold resp.) I suggest you use at least 50 cm square thin paper. Enjoy :D!
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:iconpyrowolf843:
PyroWolf843 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013
I love doing origami. how do you make this i been trying like forever to make a werewolf
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whitemoon7711 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Student Writer
totally awesome are you on youtube?
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TwilitExodias Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
O_O
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How on earth can you figure that out, you mad genius
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H-StallionWolf Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Student Digital Artist
extreme nice details. As a high leveled origamist, i gotta say that I'm very impressed. i will try making this model, but if you have any written instructions, please send the link to my account, because in my house and in my town, they're isn't a printer for 50 cm wide paper.
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ccufcc Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
Just print it out and make a bigger copy : )
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:iconh-stallionwolf:
H-StallionWolf Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
already did that and still can't seem to make the origami. it seems that i'll be needing the written instructions or a video tutorial.
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ccufcc Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
Well...good luck!
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:iconh-stallionwolf:
H-StallionWolf Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
yeah. i'm gonna need it ^^;
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jordangotmyguns Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ur simply amazing... this is a newb question im sure but how do u simply know what an where to fold? is it trial and error? do u find ideas on the net? do u jus see it in ur head? regardless of your methods, your results are simply astounding... keep it up!
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tskorigami Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
so you're here, Guspath!I've searched for you all over flickr and found you, you're here too!
I've always wanted to know the structure behind your werewolf-this is a great superb structure!
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eclipswolf Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2010
:0 how many time toke it to invent this!? I'm not very fast impressed, but this whould get a ten or something like that(,if i should how to rate somebodies work...).
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JaseShuzaku Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010
um i understand read B or A for that matter. is there an easier way to do it?
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:iconzerouniden:
zerouniden Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2009
is there any chance that u might make instructions on how to fold either A or B? cuz i love ur designs >_>
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:icontembrook:
TemBrook Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dude.
WHERE can I get instructions?
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Revay Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009
Those are instructions.

They're called crease patterns.
No I'm not a nerd.
I was trying to find origami diagrams and they kept coming up so i googled some more ^______^

Now I just need to figure out how to read them XD
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commander-salamander Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, you've got talent. Origami Rocks!
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WaterDragon009 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008
This has got to be one of my top three favorite models that I have ever seen in my life! :happycry:
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rodanperez Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2007  Professional Photographer
Impresionante trabajo. Que detalle. Felicitaciones!
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LunarTranquility Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2007
:jawdrop: That's all on 1 piece of paper!? o.o I thought you did the body parts on separtate pieces and then folded them together...
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SwwweetPie Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2007
:jawdrop:...................SOOO COOL!!!
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sjoecool1991 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2007
What base did you use?
When I first saw it, I thought it looked like you modified John Montroll's Stegosaurus design.
But now that I looked at the pattern, it does not look much like that.
Also, it looks like you used Jeremy Shafer's design for the hands.


Great job, I am terrible at designing models, but I am pretty good at folding them.
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DiablousTiger Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2007
your not using regualr paper are you? o.o
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TigerDragon00230 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2007
Oh god that looks so difficult! ;_;
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RxAxPxTxOxR Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2007
O: that's just amazing.

XD! I cant understand that piece of paper
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akkiie Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2007
I think B looks much better and improved, but they are both amazing.=D
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krydlebit Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2007
I personally like werewolf B best - more dynamic.

I'm awed by the idea that your figure is only a series of (highly technical =P) folds and creases.

O.O
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mudsgirl Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2007
The original were wolf - the one on the left - REALLY looks like the werewolf creature out of the Nightmare before Christmas in its position and all. Anywho Love them both <3__<3 werewolves are sweet as
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mudsgirl Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2007
The original were wolf - the one on the left - REALLY looks like the werewolf creature out of the Nightmare before Christmas in its position and all. Anywho Love them both <3__<3 werewolves are sweet as
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pandemonium06 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
how does one fold from just a diagram of creases created?
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alanistix Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2007
en mi vida creo conseguir la paciencia para poder hacerlo
i will never do something like that
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ThePiercingHowl Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2007
IT'S CO COOL! O_O I want one!! :+fav:!!
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Gaaraloverfreak1321 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2007
DUDE THIS IS AWESOME, how did you do that?
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n0regret5 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this looks like a hell of a challenge!!:-D i'm gonna take it on
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stencil-tees Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007
you should be on cnn haha. Seriously though that is amazing
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Daria67 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
must have taken forever.
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ginkagemaru Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2006
Wow... I do origami, but I've never been able to creat something like that, maybe I should start now...
but it looks really nice!
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bassforte Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2006
This thing is amazing.. I'm definitely gonna try and fold it.. it's really kind of you to post the crease pattern for us to try.. =3
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I--blank--I Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2006
I'm amazed that you can come up with these from scratch. I almost prefer A's overall shape - it seems a bit beefier with the larger upper body. The head of B is much more recognisable as a werewolf though.
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zefcan Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2006  Hobbyist Interface Designer
That's insane! I'm never thought you could do that with paper until i saw your deviations. Awesome work.
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Germille Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oMfG you are amazing!!!!
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ThornedVenom Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, cool. ^^ Not enough origami around here... keep it up! (plus, it rocks =P).
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:iconbeyo:
beyo Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2006
...wow.
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velvetmetaphor Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2006
O_O

I never knew that you could do that with just one piece of paper.
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celtwolf Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2005
i thought i could figure this out! NOOOOOOO! i suck at these line diagrams. i would LOVE if you could do a step-by-step tutorial on this one.
of course, doing something like that is up to you. but i know a lot of people would LOVE a tutorial of this!
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:iconwill-san:
will-san Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2005
Wow, that's so amazing. :wow:
That must have taken a while to make up the design yourself.
Great job. :nod:
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death-by-spoon Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2005
kickass
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OtakuBell Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2005
>.< one thing i dont get is how do you prepare the folds >.<
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paralit Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2005
This is seriously amazing - the design and actual folding of the paper itself, but I was never up for folding crease patterns so I guess I'll have to give it a miss T_T

I recognize the Jun Maekawa method there :P
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SleighBell Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2005
Wow.. *speechless once more* Definite :+fav:
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jawfree Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2005   Interface Designer
Wow! huge difference between A and B! congratulations to the improvement. If you were to just post A all by itself, I would've been so confused becausethe tail was missing. Haha, keep it up!
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