The following design sheets (A4 size) can be printed on your home printer and trimmed to squares of desired size. The sheets can be printed single-sided for use with Paper Shark Pattern B, or printed on both sides for Pattern A. Please visit the Paper Shark Tips page for more information on printing your own origami paper. Clicking on the preview images below will open a PDF file that can be printed or downloaded and saved to your computer.
Below are three modern typographic designs – one with text that reads “Shark” in different languages, one with text that reads “Save the Sharks” and another that reads “Say No to Shark Fin.”
TRADITIONAL JAPANESE DESIGNS
Below are three traditional designs – Seigaiha (青海波), Asanoha (麻の葉) and Shippou (七宝) in assorted colors.
PRINTED SHARK CREASE PATTERN
Special thank you to Frédérique Gower for sharing the following files which include a printable crease pattern with shark features! The files are available for download in PDF and Publisher (.pub) format. Tip: for double sided printing, you will want to flip the paper on the short edge.
Origami designs, diagrams & patterns © 2012 Larah Tamiko Uyeda, www.PaperSharks.org
Designs/patterns are provided free of charge for personal and educational purposes related to shark conservation. Educators and organizations who are promoting shark conservation are encouraged to use and distribute these materials freely. However, these materials may not be redistributed, altered or used for any purpose that is not related to shark conservation without express permission.