This is one design which has been lying unfinished on my table for quite some time. I had trouble on one particular step in the folding process and just couldn’t get past that step.
Luckily for me (and a lot of other folders, as well) Tadashi Mori who is well known for his instructional videos on various designs by different Origami Artists, has created a very detailed and helpful instructional video on H.T.Quyet’s Swan.
Paper to use:
This model requires shaping, so care should be taken as to not to use very thick paper. My rendition is in Tant paper which is duo colored in white. The paper shape to start with is a triangle – and the size of the paper I started out with is approximately 14.5 inches (hypotenuse), and 10.25 inches for the other 2 sides.
How to fold H.T.Quyet’s Origami Swan:
The diagrams to this model can be found in Origami Tanteidan #16 which you can buy from Nicolas Terry’s online origami shop. The folding sequence consists of 35 steps and this instructional video explains each and every step in details providing a lot of references when folding. This makes it easier to complete folding the model, too.
You can also check out the instructional video by Tadashi Mori which you can view below: