How to make a swan out of paper: 9 simple schemes
A swan is a bird of love and fidelity, creativity and wisdom, nobleness and purity. You can meet such an image literally everywhere: among toys, souvenirs, postcards or packages. And you can also make a swan out of paper with your own hands, investing in it a piece of your own soul! And at the same time - to distract from everyday problems, to take a child or just pass the time. We tell!
1. A paper palm swan for children
A very touching and sweet family swan will turn out if you make the wings an application of paper palms. To do this, let everyone involved in the process circle their hands on a piece of paper. Make a large dense blank for the body and glue it with these palms instead of feathers, laying on the wings layer by layer.
2. A paper heart swan
From the small paper hearts you can make the plumage of another romantic swan. It will become a wonderful decoration for a Valentine or holiday card. And also - it will delight young children very much, because making blanks is as easy as shelling pears!
3. Origami swan for beginners
You can make the simplest origami of a swan literally in two minutes, and even beginners can cope with this. Turn the square towards you, turn the top and bottom parts to the center. Fold off the corners, fold the part in half, raise your neck and, finally, form a head with a tail ladder.
4. Swan with voluminous paper wings
For such a swan, you will need a blue base sheet, white paper and various little things for decoration. First cut and glue the silhouette of a swan on the base - it may even not be too even, because it will still hide under the plumage. Cut the white paper into strips about a centimeter thick, wrap them in loops and gradually glue them to the body of the swan in layers.
5. Swan with fishnet wings
If you have a lot of time and patience, and you also like delicate painstaking work, cut out real feathers from paper. Making such a swan is much longer, but it turns out to be really unusual and original. Experiment with shapes and colors and make real fantasy birds.
6. Origami paper swan
This scheme initially looks like a simple swan, but then the nuances begin. After you turn the corners to the center, mark the diagonals of the side rhombus. Turn the corners upwards with triangles, lay the side part to the side and cover with these triangles.
In a multi-layered, versatile rhombus, again wrap the sides to the middle and turn over half, as in the diagram. Fold off half of the body, lift the neck of the swan and form a head with a beak on it. Raise your wings and give them a ladder shape at an angle, mark the tail and carefully spread the bird.
7. Volume swan made of A4 paper
To make a swan out of paper, first prepare a thick cardboard stencil and transfer the silhouette to a regular A4 sheet. Cut the wings in increments of about a centimeter, without cutting a few centimeters to the edge. After that, wrap the workpiece, wrap it in the likeness of a cylinder and gently glue the edge. You can make a lot of colorful swans and play whole fairy tales with them.
8. Multi-layer stencil swan
To make a beautiful and voluminous swan in 3D, you need thick paper that can stand and not bend. First, make a stencil and use it to draw each detail in 3-4 copies, gradually reducing them. Fold all the elements like a puzzle, and gently glue or fasten with a paper clip.
9. Modular paper swan
This is the most difficult way to make a volumetric swan out of paper, but at the same time it is the most interesting and beautiful. First, find a pretty model or draw on paper the outlines you want to see. Assemble several dozens of identical triangular modules according to the scheme and connect them together as a designer.