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    Revised on  Jan 08, 2016
    © Shi-Yew (Sy) Chen

    Action

    $ Rocking Horse
    From 3x7 (or US dollar bill)
    Design Date 4/21/2001
    Diagram Date 12/2001
    Diagram(s)
  • OrigamiUSA Annual Collection by OrigamiUSA 2002.
  • Green Origami Gifts by Sy Chen, 2011. :
  • One Piece Flipper
    Description A never ending toy with 4 phases
    From 3x6.5 duo-color rectangle
    Design Date 10/6/1997
    Diagram Date 11/1997
    Inspiration Based on Dave Mitchell's 4 piece pig base modular version.
    Diagram(s)
  • Origami Colombia by Origami Colombia 1998.
  • Pdf - diagrammed by Jeremy Shafer
  • Bay Area Rapid Folders Newsletter by Jeremy Shafer, Winter 1999.
  • British Origami Society Spring Convention Booklet by BOS, Spring 1998.
  • Origami Ooh La La! by Jeremy Shafer, 2010. :
  • Action Elephant
    Description Elephant with flapping ears
    From Duo-color square
    Design Date 6/30/2003
    Diagram Date 7/03-1/04
    Inspiration Dumbo
    Diagram(s)
  • OrigamiUSA 2004 Origami Collection by OrigamiUSA 2004.
  • British Origami Society Spring Convention CD by BOS, Spring 2004.
  • One Piece Clic Clac II
    Description Simplified version
    From Square
    Design Date 2013
    Diagram Date 7/2013
    Diagram(s)
  • BOS Model Collection by BOS, 2014. :
  • Flapping Blue Jay/Cardinal Story
    Description Story telling while folding this model
    From Mono square
    Design Date 2/21/1999
    Diagram Date 3/1999
    Inspiration Michael LaFosse's Crane Watching Story
    Diagram(s)
  • Bay Area Rapid Folder by Jeremy Shafer, Winter 2003.
  • Origami Ooh La La! by Jeremy Shafer, 2010. : Story telling while folding.
  • Flapping Pajarita
    Description Flapping bird with tradtional pajarita body
    From Square
    Design Date 5/26/2000
    Flying Santa
    Description Santa attached to airplane
    From Red/White square
    Design Date 1/2012
    Diagram Date 1/2012
    Inspiration Base on Gabriel Bailey's Santa design
    Diagram(s)
  • Youtube by Ed Reinhardt
  • Heart Fiddler
    Description Heart model with action based on my own One Piece Flipper design
    From Duo-color square
    Design Date 12/14/2003
    Diagram Date 7/2007
    Inspiration One Piece Flipper
    Diagram(s)
  • Folding Australia Origami Convention Book by Darren Scott, 2007. p.147:
  • Folding Hearts by Sy Chen, May, 2008. p. 84:
  • Immortal Love
    Description This model combines the actions of Edwin Young's "Changing Heart" and Sy's "Can Love be Squashed?"
    From Square
    Design Date 2/10/01
    Diagram Date 6/02-8/05
    Diagram(s)
  • PCOC Play - Actions Models, Puzzles, & Games by OrigamiUSA 2005.
  • Folding Hearts by Sy Chen, May, 2008. p. 97:
  • Open House II
    From Duo-color square
    Design Date 7/1997
    Diagram Date 8/1998
    Diagram(s)
  • pdf
  • Pop-Up Love Card III
    From Duo-color square
    Design Date 5/1997
    Inspiration Wife's request
    Diagram(s)
  • OrigamiUSA Annual Collection by OrigamiUSA, 1998.
  • Folding Hearts by Sy Chen, May, 2008. :
  • Can Love be Squashed
    Description A heart is still in shape after endless squashing
    From Square
    Design Date 2/12/2000
    Diagram Date 2/2000
    Inspiration Edwin Young's Changing Heart
    Diagram(s)
  • Pdf - diagrammed by Jeremy Shafer
  • Bay Area Rapid Folders Newsletter by Jeremy Shafer, Winter 2001.
  • British Origami Society York convention booklet by BOS 2000.
  • YouTube video by Sara Adams
  • Folding Hearts by Sy Chen, May, 2008. p. 71:
  • http://www.youtube.com/EzOrigami by EzOrigami, 2009. :
  • Origami Ooh La La! by Jeremy Shafer, 2010. :
  • YouTube video by Vanessa Nunes
  • ORISON by OSN, 4, 2012. p. 6: