Traditional origami base
This is one of the best-know classic origami bases. It is so named after the well-known model of the 'Frog' for which it is used. It uses the square base and fruit base as its foundations. The frog base can be used to make many origami designs, and it makes a very good foundation to develop your own models.
|Use a square of paper, colored side down. Begin with a shawl fold. Valley fold the square of paper in half from top to bottom, thereby making a triangle.||Valley fold it in half from right to left.||Lift the top half up along the middle fold-line. Open out the paper and squash it down neatly into a square.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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