Provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for making folded-paper versions of animals from the coasts, the desert, the mountains, the woodlands, and the far North, including a roadrunner, a bobcat, a raccoon, and a moose
Internationally renowned origami artist John Montroll presents 26 models of horses. Full-color illustrations accompany detailed instructions for folding fanciful figures -- including a stick horse, rocking horse, unicorn, and Pegasus -- as well as actual breeds such as Clydesdale, thoroughbred, and mustang. Suitable for folders at all levels, the models range from simple to complex.Dover Original.
"From the internationally renowned origami master comes this wild collection of more than 20 jungle and forest animals. Models include an aardvark, panda, giraffe, rhinoceros, moose, and zebra, ranging in complexity from fairly easy to advanced. This guide's handsome, full-color format will appeal to a wide range of paperfolders"--
Marvelous mythical creatures live, breathe, and move in your imagination; now make them real with origami! This magical tactile kit is filled with 50 sheets of 6 x 6 multi-patterned origami paper, a completed dragon, and the 80-page, full-color Mythical Creature Origami book. Using easy-to-follow origami techniques, you can make your own beautifully detailed, intricately-folded flying fox, fabled sphinx, spectacular dragon with wings extended, or a wild duck placidly floating along. From a centaur to a hydra, these imaginative designs are perfect decorations for your home and for gifts.
In Origami Sea Life, John Montroll and Robert J. Lang have collaborated to produce a truly elegant work. The pages of this book contain some of the most creative origami published to date. Each project is accompanied by a biological sketch of the animal to enhance the visual description. There are 38 models in all ranging from the lowly barnacle to the mighty whale. in between are to be found a cuttlefish, angelfish, lionfish, and fiddler crab, to name but a few of the unusual origami projects presented. Each project is illustrated with step-by-step instructions, utilizing the unique folds which make each of these animals so lifelike. Beginner and expert alike will find hours of creative fun in these pages. Origami Sea Life also includes a summary of the history of origami sea life. Information on types of paper and the technique of wet folding make this book indispensible for all those with an interest in papercraft.
Here at last is an origami book intended solely for the advanced paperfolder. Groundbreaking in concept and challenging in content, it presents sixty-five ingenious projects by respected masters working in a variety of themes and origami genres. From Toshikazu Kawasaki's Unique Iso-area Folding Method to David Briil's remarkable "bottle" to Peter Engel's playful "kangaroo," the featured designs have been carefully chosen to test the refined sensibilities and stimulate the artistic appetites of the origami devotee. If you are an accomplished paperfolder you will be inspired by the beauty and logic of the geometric form as discovered in such designs as Hourglass, Rotating Tetrahedon, Brain Ticklers, and Extraterrestrial Being. You will delight in the wit and poetry of representational origami as you create delicate and winsome patterns for Kitten, Goose, Pelican, Giraffe, Camellia, Spiral Snail Shell, Ground Beetle, Pine Cone, Fox, and many more designs. What's more, you will find the key to successfully mastering numerous intricate techniques and complex paper fold...with ease! This is no ordinary origami workbook. Complicated processes are made highly accessible-yet remain daring-through clear, concise instructions and highly detailed diagrams. One of the unexpected joys of the book is that its mentally invigorating text will serve as an ongoing inspiration to novel approaches and new origami adventures - even after you have completed a project.
Origami goes global with 33 models by designers from more than 15 countries, including Australia, Hungary, Bolivia, China, India, and more. Figures range from simple to moderately difficult and include a frog, ocean liner, penguin, hot air balloon, dragon, and kangaroo. Notes on each model include comments on individual styles and methods of paperfolding.
Step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams show paper folders at all levels of expertise how to fashion 37 origami models from dollar bills. Beginners will enjoy making a boat and a butterfly. Windmills and peacocks will suit intermediate-level hobbyists. An alligator and bison should prove no problem for advanced paper folders.
In the early heydays of the second revolution of origami Tom Stamm, a devoted fan and practitioner of origami design, went through a rich period of exploration and creativity in the development of origami Dragons. Including his wonderful “Sea Serpent Dragon” and “Multi-Piece Sea Serpent” as well as 3 wonderful “Flapping Dragon” variations. For the first time the most memorable of these are published here with loving re-diagramming as well as two small works of my own which were inspired during the redesign. I loved these models as a kid and am thrilled to be a part of making them available again. – JC Nolan