Origami Art

Origami
$24.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9784805309988
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9784805309988
Format:
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
11/15/2008
Illustrations:
15 complex projects; color photos and line art illus throughout
Number of Pages:
144
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

Fold advanced origami projects with this beautiful origami book.

From the Origamido Studio, world renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander introduce a unique collection of origami paper craft projects. Origami Art features folding instructions for complex 3D origami models. These featured origami projects will amaze and astound paper folders with their intricate and lifelike qualities. Also featured within this origami book, are articles on paper selection and preparation for each project; advanced techniques, such as "wetfolding" and compound origami plant design and construction.

LaFosse and Alexander embrace every aspect of this fascinating art form and present it brilliantly for advanced paper folders and the artist in us all. While knowledge of some basic folds are needed, the clear, expert instructions allow readers to learn origami at a very high level, without requiring a great deal of previous origami knowledge or experience.

This origami book contains:
  • 144 pages of full-color
  • Advanced origami folding techniques and tips
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions
  • 15 signature origami projects
If you're eager to dive into a premium collection of challenging origami designs, then this exciting paper folding guide is for you! LaFosse's expert instructions will step you through the creation of origami masterpieces that are beautiful to behold and make wonderful gifts.

Origami art projects include:
  • American Alligator
  • Pond Turtles
  • Monk Seal
  • Malaysian Birdwing Butterfly
  • Munich Orchid
  • And many more…


About the Author:
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades, and is internationally regarded as a leading authority and master of the art. The author of many books, kits and videos relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. His work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world, and is currently on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, a teaching center, gallery and design studio in Massachusetts, with Michael G. LaFosse in 1996.