Dragon Smaug

 

Right from the Hobbit

This dragon is really good though not too easy to fold. Don't use small paper, 20x20 cm or bigger is recommended.

The folding

Blintz

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Preliminary bird base

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Bird base

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Pull out the blintzed paper

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White outside - but only for a moment

Extra flaps for legs, head and tail

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Form points for legs, head and tail

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Looks like halfwise to the birdbase, just with double the points.

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Fold up the wings

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Narrow legs etc.

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That was the easy. Now narrow the remaining four, two in each side.

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The tail

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The head

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Rear legs

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Front legs

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Dragon (Smaug)

**** Designed and folded in the early 80'ies, now also photo-diagrammed. See fold of the week 2007-18. Modified pegasus, just more complex.
Hans Dybkjær
Square
diagram
****. straight out of the hobbit
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