named by the Shumakovs
This base is rarely enumerated in the line of the origami bases. But it is very fruitful base for creation of volumetric berries, vegetables, fruits and other plants. Because of it the Shumakovs named this form as the fruit base. It uses the square base as its foundation. And, it is the foundation for a frog base. In the practical lessons you will meet the some models, which use the fruit base as its foundation.
|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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