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Types of Origami

Golden Venture Modular Action Wet-folding Kirigami Fabric Folding

Golden Venture Folding

Golden venture folding is a type of modular origami (explained below) to make three dimensional origami. This type of folding uses a certain type of unit. It can be referred as a "triangle unit" for its shape. Depending on the model, it can take up to hundreds of units to make the model.

3D Swan

One of the most well known model of golden venture is the swan. This model requires roughly about 400 to 450 units

You can learn how to make this model from this link here

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Modular

Modular means "many" or "multiple". This means that for this type of origami, it will use more than one piece of paper. These pieces of paper are called "units". Each unit is identical to each other for a certain model. Modular origami is way to make three dimensional origami.

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Action

Action origami is the type of origami that allows the finished model to be interactable and be able to do something. A common model of the action origami is the "cootie catcher" or "fortune teller".

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Wet-Folding

This type of origami is different than rest of ones mentioned above. As you can see from the title, the "wet" part indicates that water is part of the process of making the model. This allows for the model to look softer and have delicate curves and folds.

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Kirigami

This may actually be considered a controversial topic regarding origami. Origami is the art of folding paper, however kirigami also includes cutting paper. One very common type of kirigami is paper snowflakes.

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Fabric Folding

So besides paper, there we can fold fabric into something. A common model of fabric folding can be seen in restaurants, where you can see folded swans or sometimes a fabric case for the utensils.

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