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Giant Isopod


Origami Giant Isopod

Paper used:  a single un-cut square of tissue paper treated with methyl cellulose.

Design date:  April, 2010

Base Crease Pattern: 

Origami Giant Isopod Base

Design Reference:

Real Giant Isopod


A Giant Isopod is very similar to  the common pillbug, except that they can be as big as a small cat and live in the deep ocean.  Click here to see more photos from different angles comparing my model to the real thing.