Geometric Origami Mini Kit

Origami
$9.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9784805312810
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9784805312810
Format:
Paperback & Kit & DVD
Date Published:
11/25/2014
Illustrations:
includes DVD; 5 projects; no scissors or glue necessary; 32-pp. booklet; 48 full-color 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 folding papers
Number of Pages:
32
Trim Size:
5 1/2 X 5 1/2

Downloadable Content

This compact origami kit contains everything you need to create beautiful, geometric origami sculptures.

Art and math intertwine in exciting and complex new ways in Geometric Origami Kit. World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander bring you this paper craft kit where folding a piece of paper can create a new and wondrous origami object. In Geometric Origami, the first folds are easily created, but once the basic building blocks are ready, the intricate combining of these pieces form new geometric origami sculptures that interlock into interchangeable origami puzzles. Ideal for demonstrating the sophistication and wonder of geometry, they can also be great conversation starting decorations for the home or office. This kit and DVD provide the beginning folder with a series of fun, modular origami projects that represent a wide variety of subjects and techniques.

This origami kit includes:
  • Full-color 32-page book
  • Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams
  • DVD with video tutorials
  • Videos are also streamable or downloadable online
  • 48 sheets of durable, authentic origami paper
  • A variety of different colors
At a glance, Geometric Origami may seem too difficult to attempt, but once the methods are broken down and explained they are quite simple and can be completed by children and or beginning origami students. The intricate, multi-paper origami sculptures will put your paper folding skills on a whole new level and are excellent for use in the classroom, for art, math or geometry investigations.

Origami projects include:
  • Harlequin Cube
  • Chevron Pinwheel
  • Dazzle Star
  • Hedgehog Dado
  • Stellated Octahedron



About the Author:
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades and is considered a leading authority and master of the art.

Richard L. Alexander, together with Michael G. LaFosse, has created dozens of origami exhibitions, and over fifty books, kits and videos about paper and paper arts.