Origami Bonsai (9780804847872)

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Tuttle Publishing
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includes instructional DVD; over 250 color photos; 100 diagrams for 14 projects
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

Fold beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful origami book.

Origami Bonsai makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches.

This easy origami book contains:
  • Multi-color photos and drawings
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Explanations of dozens of folding techniques
  • A 3 hour DVD video tutorial
  • All videos are also streamable or downloadable online
It also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones—and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture. To help in the creation process the book contains detailed instructions and numerous photographs of both works in process and completed origami bonsai pieces that are sure to have you crating your own decorative origami art in no time.

Origami flower projects include:
  • The Ficus Leaf
  • The Berlin Poplar Leaf
  • The Black Eyed Susan
  • The Foxglove
  • The Buttercup
  • And many more…

About the Author:
Benjamin John Coleman left his teaching career in 1996 and made the creation of origami bonsai a new way of life. Benjamin's revolutionary approach to the art inspires his continued creation of origami bonsai botanical sculptures. Benjamin lives in Pawtucket, RI.