Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Kyubi no Kitsune : Nine-tailed fox

I have wanted to make a Kyubi no Kitsune (image) from Naruto anime for quite some time but seems to be unsuccessful as only crease pattern was provided. For the pass few weeks, I started folding the crease pattern (see below) provided by Kim Young Won. The darker lines are valley folds. As the crease pattern is incomplete, I have to figure out those missing folds so that it can be collapsed into a workable base.


I started with a 245x245mm tracing paper with 40x40 grid. After some tinkering with the folds, I finally got the base ready.


The base was really thick

The completed Nine-Tailed Fox

As you can see, the legs and paws were not done properly. Final shaping will take some time. Anyhow, I was satisfied with the results.
Fox with nine tails

Top-side view

Here is a better model of the Nine-tailed fox by Guspath Go but no diagrams or crease pattern were provided. The only info is from a forum stating that about 75% of the paper is used to make the tails. 

7 comments:

  1. Fainted after look at the crease pattern :p

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  2. This crease pattern is consider medium level. Only has horizontal, vertical and 45deg lines. There are even harder ones which I dare not try =D

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  3. Anonymous3/11/09 13:00

    i dont under stand diagrams

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  4. Dear Anonymous, Diagrams should be easier to follow than crease patterns. You should start from simple diagrams which consists of valley and mountain folds only. Try this http://www.origami-club.com/en/

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  5. I FOLD IT thanks for the CP

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  6. Anonymous14/3/10 11:36

    thats confusing

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  7. god this is hard

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