Fun & Easy Origami Animals (9780804851916)

Current Stock:
Tuttle Publishing
Date Published:
19 projects; 48-page book with 20 origami sheets (each 6 / 15 cm)"
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
7 1/2 X 10

This value-packed collection of easy origami projects from master paper-folder Michael G. LaFosse is perfect for paper folding beginners!

Fun & Easy Origami Animals contains 19 beginner origami models that everyone loves and anyone can fold—and it comes complete with 20 sheets of high-quality origami papers.

The book is fully illustrated in color and has simple, step-by-step instructions showing you how to fold each piece. This is the ideal guide for someone who wants to explore the magic of origami for the first time—start turning two-dimensional paper into lifelike three-dimensional objects in only a few minutes. Voila!

This collection of adorable paper animals includes the following models:
  • Little Bird—the simplest of models!
  • Chameleon—an amazingly lifelike and cute lizard that is surprisingly easy to fold!
  • Flapping Bird—the classic "action model" that flaps its wings when you pull on its tail!
  • Hummingbird—the most challenging (and rewarding!) model in the book—an award-winning LaFosse design!
  • And many more!

About the Author:
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades, and is an acknowledged authority and master of the art. An avid teacher, LaFosse co-founded the Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami, and the only place in the world specializing in handmade papermaking for the origami artist community. Origamido also produces folded art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. LaFosse co-curated Origami Now!, a wildly popular, year-long exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Vanessa Gould prominently features LaFosse in the Peabody Award-winning film, Between the Folds.