Origami models that appeared in Origami Insects and Their Kin

In this book, noted origamist Robert J. Lang has created 20 challenging designs depicting insects, spiders, and related creatures, long considered among the most challenging of origami subjects to design.

Among the projects are a treehopper, spotted ladybug, orb weaver, tarantula, tick, ant, butterfly, scarab beetle, cicada, grasshopper, dragonfly, pill bug, praying mantis, paper wasp, samurai helmet beetle, scorpion, and more. For each project, the author has supplied clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams. You'll also find helpful sections on symbols and terms as well as general folding directions. Intermediate to advanced paperfolders will find hours of challenge and satisfaction in creating the cleverly designed creatures in these pages.

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Brown origami spider model with eight legs.

Orb Weaver

Eight-legged spider with spherical abdomen.

Hard 1 hr. 40 min.
Origami model of a treehopper.


Standing bug model with detailed legs and large pronotum.

Intermediate 53 min.
Red origami ladybug with black spots and head.

Spotted Ladybug

A pretty beetle model with reverse-colored head and spots.

Hard 1 hr. 20 min.