Hand in hand let’s fly together,
Where dreams and happiness live forever.
I folded 9 cranes connected by their wings from a single piece of paper. I had a strip of paper about 8.4mm wide, and cut slits on either side 8.4mm apart. See the process work here
Generally with miniature origami, there is the great challenge of preventing the delicate little piece of paper from being damaged by the moisture of my hands; and in this case I needed to touch the paper A LOT, so I had to wipe them often. Making a single crane in this strand (particularly ones in the middle) takes much more patience then making one individually because I of the interference of the other attached cranes/paper squares, and I have to ensure that I do not accidentally detach the paper while folding (while cutting the slits, I left about 1mm at the ends).
See the scale reference here
This actually takes much greater patience than folding Born from the Cell
Straight from the camera and untouched, taken Nov.16, 2009 with an Olympus FE-340 on macro mode using natural light. I taped the other end of the cranes to a raised surface, and I had to fiddle around with the position in order that none appeared faced down or in some other awkward position; as well to get the blur. The background is a picture of the sky on my computer screen :o)
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