Dinosaurs are a very popular topic in origami. We’ve posted about them before and we’re probably not going to run out of awesome dinosaur origami in a very long time so here’s another post full of incredible origami dinosaurs.

Tran Trung Hieu is a master at designing origami dinosaurs so we’ll open this post with this amazing Velociraptor.

Origami Velociraptor

Velociraptor, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Crease pattern available in JOAS Special Issue 2011

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Satoshi Kamiya has designed a great Styracosaurs.

Origami Styracosaurus

Styracosaurs, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Alex Satsukawa

Crease pattern available in World of Super Complex Origami

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Satoshi Kamiya has also designed an awesome Coelophysis that’s not too difficult to fold.

Origami Coelophysis

Coelophysis, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by DebugMode

Diagrams available in Works of Satoshi Kamiya 1995-2003

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Here’s an excellent “Jurassic Couple”.

Origami Jurassic Couple

Jurassic Couple, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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Here’s a great Parasaurolophus photographed out in the wild.

Origami Parasaurolophus

Parasaurolophus, Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata and Folded by Adriano Davanzo

Diagrams available in Origami Fantasy

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Shuki Kato designed a really great origami Giganotosaurus. I especially like all the individual teeth.

Origami Gigantosaurus

Giganotosaurus, Designed by Shuki Kato and Folded by Kota Imai

Crease pattern available from Shuki Kato’s Flickr

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This is one of the best origami Pteranodon designs I’ve seen by Fernando Gilgado Gomez.

Origami Pteranodon

Pteranodon, Designed by Fernando Gilgado Gomez and Folded by Luc MARNAT

Diagrams available in Origami Dinosaurs

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Here’s a great little scene of a pack of dinosaurs hunting by Tran Trung Hieu.

Hunting

Hunting, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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I really like this Plesiosauria, it’s not super complicated but it looks great with a lot of character.

Origami Plesiosauria

Plesiosauria, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Crease pattern available from Phillip Curl’s Flickr

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Shuki Kato also has a really great Brachiosaurus design.

Origami Brachiosaurus

Brachiosaurus, Designed by Shuki Kato and Folded by Mariano Zavala B.

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 151

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Fumiaki Kawahata designed a great Tuojiangosaurus which is a species of dinosaur similar to a Stegosaurus. I like how this one is eating a little plant for the photo.

Origami Tuojiangosaurus

Tuojiangosaurus, Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata and Folded by Kunsulu

Diagrams available in Origami Fantasy

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Fumiaki Kawahata also has a Stegosaurus design that’s a bit more complex.

Origami Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus, Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata and Folded by Mariano

Diagrams available in Origami Fantasy

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This dinosaur is a Baryonyx walkeri and the food in its mouth is a very nice touch.

Origami Baryonyx Walkeri

Baryonyx Walkeri, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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Here’s Kade Chan’s fantastic origami T-Rex.

Origami T-Rex

T-Rex, Designed and Folded by Kade Chan

Video instructions available from Kade Chan’s YouTube channel

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Kade Chan’s Website

 

Tran Trung Hieu is really good at designing very specific species of dinosaurs and putting them into great little scenes.

Dilong Paradoxus

Dilong paradoxus, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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Satoshi Kamiya has also designed a great Spinosaurus which is another one of my favourite origami dinosaurs.

Origami Spinosaurus

Spinosaurus, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Diagrams available in the Origami Tanteidan 17th Convention Book

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Here’s Shuki Kato’s brachiosaurus folded by the designer himself for a convention.

Origami Brachiosaurus

Braichiosaurus, Designed and Folded by Shuki Kato

Diagrams available in Origami Tanteidan Magazine 151

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I really like this 3D Ankylosaurus design by Fumiaki Kawahata. It’s kind of cute and the plates on the back look great.

Origami Ankylosaurus

Ankylosaurus, Designed by Fumiaki Kawahata and Folded by Baptiste Daumen

Diagrams available in Origami Fantasy

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Tran Trung Hieu also designed a fantastic origami Coelophysis.

Origami Coelophysis

Coelophysis, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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Here’s a different and little bit more ferocious looking origami Pteranodon.

Origami Pteranodon

Pteranodon, Designed by Jason Ku and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Diagrams available in the Origami Tanteidan 12th Convention Book

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Here’s another really great looking aquatic dinosaur which might actually technically not be a dinosaur.

Origami Elasmosaurus

Elasmosaurus, Designed and Folded by Hiroaki Kobayashi

Instructions not available

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Here’s a closer look at Tran Trung Hieu’s Dilong paradoxus.

Origami Dilong Paradoxus

Dilong paradoxus, Designed and Folded by Tran Trung Hieu

Instructions not available

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Here’s one of Tran Trung Hieu’s designs expertly folded by another artist. I really like how the claws look here.

Origami Velociraptor

Velociraptor, Designed by Tran Trung Hieu and Folded by P. Colman

Crease pattern available in JOAS Special Issue 2011

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Our final image is Satoshi Kamiya’s Spinosaurus again, this time folded by DebugMode who did an amazing job. The details in this model such as the claws are awesome.

Origami Spinosaurus

Spinosaurus, Designed by Satoshi Kamiya and Folded by DebugMode

Diagrams available in the Origami Tanteidan 17th Convention Book

Original image

 

That’s it for this post. Be sure to check out all these amazing artists and let them know what you think of their work and let us know in the comments which one of these dinosaurs was your favourite.