Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

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Paul676
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by Paul676 »

Why did I try the "harder challenge" :'(

I'll photo it if I finish, but it's probably gonna look like a squished lump of kami mess

EDIT: Paper too thick to make the model, Paul too thick to make the model, butterfly looks like the front half of a dragonfly (and a squished kami mess).

EDIT 2: I tried this with tissue paper (single, no mc) and it worked o.k.ish, but I found it pretty much impossible to get the shape nice for any length of time, so into the recycling it went.
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by visser three »

I know this thread is old, but I'd appreciate is if someone can help. On step 45, it says to pull out a single layer. Then on step 46 it says to pull a single edge out from the inside, but the edge is connected to the layer pulled out in step 45.

How is this possible?
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by uffish »

Step 46 is pretty similar to step 45: you have to flatten the inner part and this is the "pulling out" part. If you managed 45, 46 is not much harder.
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by Macone »

Can someone help me with step 28? it seems easy but I think I'm doing something wrong because when I get in step 36 it's not very similar.
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by Baltorigamist »

It's basically a series of open sinks, except that the layers at the top are locked together. Beyond that, just make sure you're doing 29-35 correctly.
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by Macone »

Hi, thanks for the answer.
look that picture and tell me if it's right, please.
That layer at the top is impossible to fold like open sink, i think i did something wrong before that step.
is it supposed to be like that?

Image
(I don't know if that image will show up, then I'll give other links)

http://tinypic.com/r/35kqutf/8
http://i58.tinypic.com/35kqutf.jpg
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by bethnor »

yes, that's correct. there is no easy way to do these open sinks. you just have to carefully work the paper in and out.
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Re: Robert J. Lang - Butterfly (Insects and their Kin)

Post by Hans-Martin1983 »

Hey all!

I also have problems with step 19, but the pictures deleted....can anyone post new pictures? I dont understand the sink....lg
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