Alligator Spanning Turtle (One Warter One World)

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Alligator Spanning Turtle (One Warter One World)

Postby jscpuzzle » July 10th, 2019, 12:24 pm

Hello,

I am folding a model of an alligator spanning turtle that I found in Nicolas Terry's book "One Water One World" and I am stuck at step 25.

Has anyone ever folded this model and could help me?

Thank you in advance.
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Re: Alligator Spanning Turtle (One Warter One World)

Postby bethnor » December 22nd, 2019, 9:41 am

sorry for the delay. only recently got around to folding this model.

think of step 25 as stretching a bird base.

in general, with any kind of complex collapse, i think it's helpful to ensure the creases are oriented as diagrammed. that is to say, i think most of us just fold regardless if the author marks something as a valley or a mountain fold, and for most models, things will just fall into place. with complex collapses, i think it is important to make sure your mountains are mountains and your valleys are valleys--that is to say, if a crease is marked as a mountain fold, make sure the paper on either side is going away from you, and if something is demarcated as a valley, make sure both sides are going towards you.
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