Origami Basics

Basic Folds and Nomenclature

This video reviews a few basics related to Origami. It is a very relaxing Japanese art forms and in modern times, has applications in many areas of technology including car safety, proteins folds, bio-medical engineering, bio-technology, medicine, and space telescopes. This lesson we will look at a few basic folds and a little bit of namenclature. In future videos we'll dive a little more deeply into the topic.

This video discusses the following concepts:
   - Diagonal folds
   - Book Folds
   - Valley folds - Normally indicated with all dots or all dashes
   - Mountain folds - Normally indicated by alternating dots and dashes
   - Crease Patterns