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Seal (Version 2)
My wife said the first seal looked more like a dog than a seal. So I modified the model to close the back and make it look more like a seal.
Start with a Fishbase.
about one fifth of the whole length upwards. You can vary this length to suit your taste.
Inside reverse fold
the flap downwards to form the neck. The bottomline shouldn't lie horizontally but with the end pointing a little bit upwards. Rotate the model ninety degrees clockwise.
the tip of the back along the red line.
the tips of the back flap into the pockets formed by the folds in step 7 to make the back flap line up the front flap. Make sure to make these folds strongly so they will hold the back together.
10. The finished seal.