Symbols of the origami
To describe a diagram of an origami we use the symbols which are understand by everybody. It is indispensable to master the most current symbols to understand a diagram. In this page we present you this figurative that will be you so useful for achieve your origami.
The full arrow means to bend by before.
The dotted lines means to make a fold valley (or fold in hollow).
The empty arrow means to bend by behind.
The dot-and-dash line means to make a mountain fold
The wrapped arrow means to return the leaf.
The double arrow (empty and full) means fold and then unfold.
The arrow that bounced means to fold and refold.
The arrow in Z means to bend fan-fold.
The arrow in S means to make a fold reversed interior.
The double arrow rounded
means to make a fold reversed external.
The arrow in double Z external means to make a double fold reversed external.
The arrow in double Z interns means to make a double fold reversed interior.
The full arrow pike means to press (to make a fold reversed interior).
The arrow short empty means to open the paper (to make a fold reversed external).
The arrow cut means to do again at the indicated place right side up.
The empty arrow without feather means enlarged view.