As the clock starts to tick the final 100 days for my origami challenge, I decided to, of course, celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rooster on my Instagram last week. These were the results.
  1. Model by John Montroll
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  2. Model by Jodi Fukumoto
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    This one is supposed to be a charm inside which you can place a coin.
  3. Model by "212moving"
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    This is by a young Chinese artist that goes by that unusual name.
  4. Model by Ronald Koh
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    I've been cyber friends with the creator, a veteran Singapore folder, for almost twenty years now. He kindly sent me these diagrams twelve years ago -the last Year of the Rooster.
  5. Model by Hideo Komatsu
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  6. Model by Eric Joisel
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    In Latin, "gallus" means both "rooster" and "French". Today, the rooster is the unofficial symbol of France.
  7. Model by Narita Mitsuaki
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    This is an Onagadori, a Japanese breed with extremely long rail feathers (up to 27 feet!)
  8. Model by John Montroll
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    Not the one I originally planned but I like the end result.