The Last Waltz (Neal Elias): First Fold

Elias, Neal
Adams, Sara
Difficulty Level: 
Model type: 
Paper ratio: 
1 : 3

This picture shows The Last Waltz (Neal Elias) folded from a 7.5cm by 22.5cm sheet of paper laminated foil. The finished model is approximately 5cm high.
Neal Elias designed this model in 1968 - quite astonishing how advanced models he created this early. I really have to applaud him for this unique piece. Sadly, Neal Elias passed away in 2005.


Doesn't matter how many Es and As you write, I fear I don't send out any diagrams that aren't freely (and legally) available online. Hope my video helps, though, bringing you closer to Neal Elias' work.

Hi, my name is Tommy and is 10 years and I think the origami thing above is nice, I wonder if I can get a chart on it. Regards Tommy! ( ;

Hello Sara, I am a huge fan of your work. I am 11 years old and am about intermediate or the same level as you... anyway i would love you to e-mail me also a diagram of 'the last waltz'.
please, and thank you

PS: If you can't then can you tell me where you got it.

I fear I cannot send you the diagrams. They are on purchase from the British Origami Society, though. But if you only want to learn how to fold the model, I've now got a video on it. Hope it helps.

Hi Sara. I can't find the instructions for the last waltz anywhere.. could you please send it to me, or tell me where I can find it? Thanks.

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