# How to make Origami Base

## Square Base

Square origami base is a fundamental base.

## Balloon Base

The relationship between square base and balloon base is like the one between valley-fold and mountain-fold.

 Bird Base As the name implies, this base is for making an origami crane.

## Kite Base

This base is a simple one in origami but used in many important origami models such as origami bird and swan.

## Fish Base

Initially you will be applying a kite base for two times and then applying two outside reverse-folds. This base is abundantly being used for makeing a fish.

## Fruit Base

This fruit origami base is derived from the well-know square base.

## Frog Base

This frog origami base is derived from fruit origami base. The fruit base is come from the well-know square base. You can also find the instruction of making a frog base from traditional origami frog up to the step #27.

## Lily Base with Six Petals

As the name says, this base is needed when you fold an origami lily with six petals. Real lily has six petals. So if you want to have a six petals lily, you need to start with a regular hexagon paper.

## Calyx Base

This base is needed when you fold a flower calyx. A various kinds of calyx can be maded from this base.

## Calyx Base with Five Sepals

This base is needed when you fold a calyx with five sepals.

## Calyx Base with Six Sepals

This base is needed when you fold a calyx with six sepals.

## 3x3 Matrix Base

From this instructional pages, you will be able to make a origami base with 3x3 matrix cells.

## 4x4 Matrix Base

From this instructional pages, you will be able to make a origami base with 4x4 matrix cells.

## square

From this instructional pages, you will be able to produce a origami base with 6x6 matrix cells.

## 8x8 Matrix Base

From this instructional pages, you will be able to produce a origami base with 8x8 matrix cells.

## 12x12 Matrix Base

From this instructional pages, you will be able to produce a origami base with 12x12 matrix cells.

## 16x16 Matrix Base

16x16 matrix origami base will let you make a origami base with 16x16 matrix cells. If you have already learned how to make a 8x8 matrix base, you can skip to the step #7, i.e., the page 5.

From this instructional pages, you will be able to produce a origami base with masked 8x8 matrix cells. The name "masked" is given since it would be the exactly 8x8 matrix base without the masking of four corners.

From this instructional pages, you will be able to produce a origami base with masked 16x16 matrix cells. The name "masked" is given since it would be the exactly 16x16 matrix base without the masking of four corners.

## 6x8 Matrix Base

This 6x8 matrix origami base will let you make a origami base with 6x8 matrix cells.

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