It is the traditional model of the Whale with our small additions. This simple model used a fish base as a foundation. Use a 20 cm (8-inch) square of paper, colored side down.
|Begin with a shawl base. Valley fold it in half from side to side, thereby making a triangle. Unfold it completely. Repeat it, making other diagonal.||Valley fold the square in half from the side to opposite side. Press it flat and unfold it. Repeat it for other pair of sides.||Make a kite base. From the top corner, valley fold the right-hand and left-hand sloping edges to meet the middle fold-line. Press them flat.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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