Origami Toy Monsters Kit

Origami
$14.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9780804844567
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804844567
Format:
Paperback & Kit
Date Published:
07/14/2015
Illustrations:
11 color die-cut cardstock sheets; white school glue; toothpicks; rubber bands; 32-pp instruction booklet
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
10 1/4 X 8 1/8

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Creative Play of the Year Award**

What could be more fun than making your own origami monster and watching it come to life!


With Origami Toy Monsters Kit, kids and parents alike will see their very own visually captivating paper craft creations, known as karakuri, traditional Japanese mechanized puppets, shudder and lurch right before their eyes!

The origami kit includes:
  • Full-colored, step-by-step instruction booklet
  • 11 menacing interchangeable models for creations like The Kraken, Piranha Alien or The Creeping Hand and more
  • Colorful die-cut cardstock sheets for easy model assembly
  • Glue and other necessary assembly materials to save you a trip to the craft store


About the Author:
Andrew Dewar was born in Toronto, Ontario, and graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (B.A. Journalism) and University of Toronto (M.A. Japanese Studies, Library and Information Science) before moving to Japan in 1988. After completing his doctoral studies in library science at Keio University, he joined the faculty of a junior college in Japan. Soon after arriving in Japan he rediscovered his childhood love of designing and flying paper airplanes. His passion for paper airplanes led him to become president of the Fukushima Paper Airplane Club. Dewar has published over 30 paper crafting books and kits. He also teaches paper airplane workshops and does seminars at schools, libraries, community centers and museums. He lived and taught library science in Fukushima, Japan, until the giant earthquake and nuclear accident in March 2011, when the city became unsafe. After a brief stay in Canada, he's returned with his family to Gifu, Japan.

Kostya Vints was born and raised in Minsk, Belarus. In 1995 He received his Master degree in Product Design at Belorussian Polytechnic Academy (Minsk, Belarus). After moving to Los Angeles in 1997 he continued to pursue his career as a graphic artist and in 2002 Kostya graduated from Westwood College of Technology with an Associate degree in Graphic Design and Multimedia. He has been creating digital art for over 13 years. Kostya has produced illustrations and conceptual art for a diverse array of companies and publications worldwide.