WHO IS MR. NORIO TORIMOTO?
Mr. Norio Torimoto, born in Japan in 1948, is one of the most well-known representatives of Origami art. Since 1971, his artwork has been shown in museums and exhibitions, and he has participated in other events where Japanese culture has been the focus. As one of the first nine people in the world, Mr. Torimoto was appointed an Origami Master in 2000 by the Nippon Origami Association. He has been invited to or involved in several projects around the world in countries such as China,Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Sweden, and the United States. The World Wildlife Foundation commissioned him to create a Panda in order to improve the quality of recycled paper. As an Origami Master, Mr. Norio Torimoto has socialized with the King of Sweden, as well as with children in kindergarten. And he was invited to the confabulation during the Emperor and Empress of Japan’s visit to Sweden. Extremely interested in mathematics, Mr. Norio Torimoto is a lecturer at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and at several universities in Denmark, Japan, and the United Kingdom. His lectures include “Origami – Geometric solutions through visual and tactile perception.” Mr. Norio Torimoto also spends his days teaching advanced mathematics to both teachers and youngsters by using the fun art of Origami.
©2006 SolidWorks Corporation. Origami by Norio Torimoto, www.homing-paper-plane.com
Unfold and place as in fig. 6.
MR. NORIO TORIMOTO
Fold and fold back. Head 3 4
a a a a
Important! Check so you will meet the center line.
Unfold to fig. 10.
Fold upper and left sides as in figs. 10–15.
Right side. Do the same fold as in figs. 10–13.
Unfold and turn over.
Turn over to the other side.
Fold three times more as in figs. 24–26.
Place SolidWorks side up.
Go back to fig. 30.
Fold triangle under and inside.
Fold two times more as in figs. 30–33.
Turn Mr. Norio Torimoto side up.
Insert (a) underneath and put inside (figs. 42–43).
Fold left side as in figs. 39–44.
Back side. Same fold as in figs. 48–49b.
Left side. Same fold as in figs. 42–49b.
Pull last three folds but not the front fold. Careful! Make sure the paper does not tear.
Will strengthen lock.
Make rounded arms.
Fold and fold
Fold so that dots meet
Fold in front
Fold and unfold to crease
Turn model over
Pull out / insert
Explanation (of line)
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