Origami is definitely an impressive craft. With a simple piece of paper, a pair of deft hands and intricate folds, experts in this art are able to create perfect masterpieces of every day objects. However when you see these mini creation you can sometimes doubt that you will be able to achieve the same result. Don’t worry creating perfectly aligned folds and crisp finishes doesn’t have to be difficult! Here is a simple explanation on how to make an origami butterfly in just a few minutes. Go on get creative and have a go!
Origami is an art is often associated with Japanese culture but it is also popular in China and Europe. The aim is to transform a flat piece of paper into a sculpted object using various folding techniques. Modern day artists try to discourage the use of glue or cuts in the folds. Origami paper weighs slightly less than copy paper and can come in all sorts of colourful designs. To get started with your origami creations all you need is a sheet of paper, a flat surface and patience. If you are looking to try out your first origami piece why not get started with this simply butterfly expertly explained in the video below.