Traditional origami base
This is one of the best-know traditional origami bases. It uses the kite base as its foundation. It is funny, that the fish base is really just a double kite base. The fish base can be used to make many origami models, and it makes a very good foundation to develop your own origami designs.
|Open out the left-hand flap and pull it over to the top, so its sloping edge comes to rest along the middle fold-line. Press it flat. Repeat this action with the right-hand flap.||Valley fold the front flap's bottom point over to the top on a line between the left and right points.||This should be the result.
Turn the paper over.
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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