Origami USA posted on its website a gallery with beautiful pictures of origami models published in calendars of 2005 and 2006. Scanning through the gallery, a photo of a cat created by Hiroaki Takai (Japan) caught my attention. I loved the simple, elegant lines of this model, which evokes the essence of a cat with such few folds.
Takai’s original cat is the yellow one, folded from a ratio 2:3 rectangle. The black cat is my variation, folded from a 1:2 rectangle.
I worked with thick Canson paper. (No video tutorial or diagrams available at the moment)
My choice color honors my niece’s cats, which are having a birthday these days. The male cat, Tjap, is yellow, and the female cat, Tjoy, is black.
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