Aug 5, 2013

Origami Fruits: Pineapple

After folding a few origami pineapples from different creators, I found out this one, that became my favorite one.
It's a modular construction, that starts by folding 6 rings, that are then glued together (sorry!, not for purists).  The leaves are then inserted on the top.
The whole process it's a little time consuming, as it consists of several modules, but the modules are very easy to fold and assemble, and the final model looks really nice.
Origami Fruits: Pineapple
The origami pineapple was created by Kumasaka Hiroshi. The diagrams can be found in the book, Doctor's Origami Dream Book, ISBN 9784255003788, by Toshikazu Kawasaki.
I folded the pineapple with a total of 63 squares of paper: 48 of different shades of orange, 8 yellow, and 9 green.  I used Note Cube paper, which is copy paper that already has been cut into 3 ½" (90 mm) squares, which is very convenient for origami modulars.

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