3D origami cobra snake serpent tutorial (instruction)

Video description

We show how to make volumetric cobra (snake) of paper in the art 3D origami.

Cobra will almost like a real one, and you will be satisfied by making a crafts - reptile - with their hands.

Such cobra can be a great symbol of New Year of the Snake at the meeting on the Eastern calendar (in Chinese Zodiac: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037 etc).

Also can do the snake as a gift for your loved ones who are born in the Year of the Snake.

We need to assemble cobra (snake) 1788 pieces (triangles). This means that such paper crafts can make a true master of 3D origami, because you need more than 1000 pieces!

We need:

1386 white, 303 lilac, 95 purple, 4 black triangular pieces.

How to make triangular pieces for 3D origami see here.

Making the body of cobra.

1st row - 4 pieces of lilac short side up

2nd row - 2 white, purple, 2 white long side up

3rd row - 4 pieces of white short side up

4th row - 5 white long side up

5th row - 4 lilac short side up

6th row - 5 white long side up

7th row - 4 pieces of white short side up

8th row - 2 white, purple, 2 white long side up

9th row - 4 lilac short side up

10th row - 5 white long side up

11th row - 4 white short side up

12th row - 5 white long side up

Likewise, make next 12 rows, and next 12 ...

All you need to make 248 series (20 whole blocks of 12 rows, and 1 block of 8 rows - incomplete)

Making cobra's tail:

1st row - 4 white short side up

2nd row - 3 purple long side up

3rd row - 4 white short side up

4th row - 3 white long side up

5th row - 4 white short side up

6th row - 3 lilac long side up

7th row - 4 white short side up

8th row - 3 white long side up

9th row - 4 white short side up

10th row - 3 lilac long side up

11th row - 3 white short side up

12th row - 2 white long side up

13th row - 3 white short side up

14th row - 2 white long side up

Again, 3, 2, 3, 2

Again 3, 2

2, 1 (5x)

Making the tip of the tail of the 5 pieces of lilac

Making cobra's hood over (repeat after us)

Next hood over narrowed

And so forth by analogy narrow the rows of pure white pieces

Making the head

Will make the eyes of ferrous pieces

Continue to make the head

Here we should be currently (length of cobra 165.5 cm, size of pieces 3.5 to 5 cm, ie 1/36)

Then make reptile's jaw

Slightly bend it

And glued to the head

Making the teeth of 2 lilac

And paste them

Making beautiful cobra pose

Everything! Cobra of triangular pieces 3D origami ready!

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And now you know how to make cobra (snake) in the art 3D origami (modular origami). If you want then use this video as a master class in the assembly of cobra.

Also see how to make others 3D origami