[CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby bethnor » May 27th, 2013, 6:10 pm

no. generally speaking, closed and open sinks are not interchangeable unless the author otherwise specifies. that said, the open sink here doesn't need to be perfect as it is otherwise hidden, but it does need to be open. this is the hardest part of the model because it is difficult to spread the layers. if you have a long, thin object, like a chopstick or a pencil (or even your finger, if you used a large enough sheet), there should be a "hole" (that is otherwise the center of the model, where the eventual tail, neck, and wings are all joined) that you can enter through to spread the layers apart.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Eamon » June 2nd, 2013, 3:58 pm

It is also a good idea to make the crease that you will sink both mountain and valley.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Kicker » July 31st, 2013, 9:10 pm

I'm currently at step 58 (very boring step imo), and I realized something :
This series of squash folds are a LOT easier if you precrease them. I'm surprised it's not mentioned in the diagram, that I have found very detailed so far.
edit : I'm now at step 70... ok, I get it : this model is for insane masochists... I love it :)
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby diogot » September 19th, 2013, 9:27 pm

Hi guys, I'm kinda new here but I make origami for like 4 years now. I'm doing my second ancient dragon and I'm having trouble with step 211.. I can't understand what to do.. I pulled the layer out and then where am I suppose to put it? valley fold it and put it behind the layer in its front? Please help me ! :\ Thanks!
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby greencube07 » November 6th, 2013, 7:29 pm

The steps before 211 was to precrease the line for the step 211,and what you have to do is to sink that layer into the closest pocket(if there are no pockets to sink in,you can just valley fold and hide it inside the layers)
But actually,that part doesn't really disturbs the other steps so you can do whatever you want :)
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Mir Numaan » November 29th, 2013, 4:08 pm

ancient dragon is the most famous origami model, IMO
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Edg » November 29th, 2013, 5:47 pm

Not even close!
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Dj origami » November 29th, 2013, 7:30 pm

Agree.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Kafar » November 29th, 2013, 8:54 pm

mir numaan wrote:ancient dragon is the most famous origami model, IMO

I would say, that the most famous origami model is the traditional crane :P
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby JamesOrigami490 » December 1st, 2013, 11:31 pm

Kafar wrote:I would say, that the most famous origami model is the traditional crane :P

I definitely agree. Ask anyone what model comes first to their mind, I doubt they'd say "Ancient dragon". Crane's probably the one.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Harpseal » December 2nd, 2013, 8:42 pm

mir numaan wrote:ancient dragon is the most famous origami model, IMO

Crane.
Not that it's a definitive guide, but putting 'origami' into google images shows you a good amount of famous models.
Around 30% of the top models are golden venture.
RyuJinn 3.5 and Iron Man turn up before the ancient dragon.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Mir Numaan » December 3rd, 2013, 3:39 am

but ancient dragon is just a complex crane, isn't?
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Harpseal » December 3rd, 2013, 5:53 pm

umm not really.
The ancient dragon does have similar structures inside it that could be simplified into a crane, but the base is nothing like the bird base.
I doubt the tree diagram for the ancient dragon have much in common that of the crane.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby Mir Numaan » December 4th, 2013, 3:38 pm

but still it's a great model.
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Re: [CIT] Satoshi Kamiya - Ancient Dragon

Postby OrigamiSwan » October 2nd, 2014, 10:07 pm

I think the ancient dragon is more popular with origamists, rather than the average non-folder.
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