Origami Worldwide

Author: John Montroll
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486483627
Release Date: 2011-09-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

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.

Dogs in Origami

Author: John Montroll
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486817347
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Suitable for folders of intermediate to advanced skills, the book presents step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs for more than two dozen breeds ranging from the familiar to the more exotic.

Origami Anywhere

Author: Nick Robinson
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486791258
Release Date: 2015-05-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Discover how to recycle throwaways into origami art. Twenty-nine well-illustrated transformations include an autumn leaf from a lotto ticket, a flower from a tea bag wrapper, and other inventive treasures.

Kusudama Origami

Author: Ekaterina Lukasheva
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486499659
Release Date: 2014-02-20
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

"A kusudama is a traditional Japanese sphere formed by modular origami construction techniques. This guide presents instructions for more than forty elaborate kusudama that range in shape from stars to flowers to pinwheels. Suitable for intermediate-level and experienced folders of all ages"--

Origami Airplanes

Author: Paul Jackson
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9781423624592
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Features designs for simple airplanes made with origami paper and folds, and presents game ideas that test the speed, distance, and accuracy of a paper airplane launch.

Origami Inspirations

Author: Meenakshi Mukerji
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439871058
Release Date: 2010-08-18
Genre: Mathematics

This handsome book is aimed towards those with an intermediate skill level, but the origami basics included at the start of the book make it accessible to beginners. A number of beautiful models are offered, ranging from cubes to prisms to dodecahedra. As with the author’s two previous books, Origami Inspirations provides step-by-step instructions and color distribution suggestions to create the more than 30 intricate designs presented. The book also includes a chapter featuring designs by origami artists from around the world, and these projects provide a happy complement to the author’s own exciting inspirations in the rest of the book.

Beginning Origami

Author: Vicente Palacios
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486461939
Release Date: 2008-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

From the popular author of Dover's Origami for Beginners and Origami from Around the World comes this new introduction to paperfolding. Brimming with eighty-five clearly illustrated, step-by-step diagrams, this simple guide will have origami novices on their way to mastering a fun and fascinating art that's as old as the invention of paper itself! Hobbyists of every age will find it a snap to create such charming models as a rabbit, a boat, a coin purse, a house, a flower, Santa Claus, a penguin, a bird in flight, and a Chinese pagoda. Designed especially for beginners, the array of projects featured here will make intriguing party and holiday decorations—and are guaranteed conversation pieces.

Origami Kit For Dummies

Author: Nick Robinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119996368
Release Date: 2011-02-14
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Origami Kit For Dummies gives you all the material you need to get started in origami. Included in the kit is an expert guide book to origami, covering the different bases and techniques you need to create a huge variety of models. Illustrations and detailed instructions show you how to make 75 unique models, such as a frog, a settee, fantastic geometric shapes and even a festive Santa! There are also 25 sheets of 5x5" origami paper in five fun colours. So get folding, and show off your creations in style! Discover How To: * Get prepared to start folding * Understand the international language of origami * Fold all the basic bases * Source your paper * Design creations and draw your own diagrams About the author Nick Robinson is a professional origami artist, and has been "folding paper" for 25 years. He has been a member of the British Origami Society for over 20 years, and currently he edits their magazine, as well as maintaining their website.

Cat Origami

Author: Roman Diaz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781626866201
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Puuurfectly folded pets that don't need a litter box! If rounding up your thoughts is like herding cats, try the relaxing, meditative art of origami. Specially designed folding sheets give your sculptural projects an added touch of class, and the 80-page instruction book offers detailed diagrams to make sure you don't miss a crease. The Siamese, Maine Coon, and Scottish Fold are some of the popular feline varieties included in this kit, and each model is introduced with information about the breed. These kitties will be the cat's meow in your collection!

Dragons and Other Fantastic Creatures in Origami

Author: John Montroll
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486494661
Release Date: 2014-03-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

"Instructions for 27 models of fantasy figures including 10 dragons, a wizard, ogre, unicorn, phoenix, and other imaginary creatures"--

Buddhist Origami

Author: Nick Robinson
Publisher: Watkins Publishing
ISBN: 1780286376
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Provides instructions for creating origami models of Buddhist symbols, including the lotus of peace, noble elephant, and meditating Buddha.

Angel Origami

Author: Nick Robinson
Publisher: Watkins Publishing
ISBN: 1780285779
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

An angel crafted from paper can be delicately beautiful. What a wonderful way of conjuring up angelic powers for yourself - as permanent decoration, for festive occasions or as a memorable gift. Including 15 sheets of origami paper and detailed instructions, as well as inspiring photographs, this book equips readers to make 15 different origami angels. Origami is perfect for anyone interested in mindful crafting---creative projects as a route to relaxation. The book offers something new both to angel enthusiasts and to the many fans of origami worldwide. The author, a renowned origami artist, begins by explaining the spiritual dimension of origami, showing how this meditative, stress-releasing practice connects with Zen principles in awakening the possibilities of paper. He describes basic origami techniques before presenting 15 projects, which progress from simple angels suitable for beginners to more complex 3D figures, so that the reader gradually builds up their level of skill and experience. Each project comes with clear step-by-step artworks and photography to help the would-be origami artist. The angels include bringers of peace, hope, healing and good fortune, as well as those with practical uses such as a bookmark. Uplifting quotations and superb photography will inspire all those wishing to use their completed angels for meditation.

Butterfly Origami

Author: Roman Diaz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781626864023
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

You won't need a net to catch these beautiful butterflies! Fresh out of their chrysalis state, these beautiful origami butterflies will add color to any space, or can be used as a special touch on gift packages. Twenty widely recognized species flutter into existence when you follow the detailed, illustrated instructions. Specially designed paper makes these beauties realistic! Field guide information introduces the most popular types among enthusiasts, including monarchs, swallowtails, blue morphos, and painted ladies. Fold your way to a conservatory of delicate beauty!

The Art and Wonder of Origami

Author: Kunihiko Kasahara
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1592532136
Release Date: 2005-11-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Origami-the art of paper folding-is a traditional Japanese pastime that is enjoyed all over the world. The author of this book, Kunihiko Kasahara, is recognized as one of the world's best origami artists, and travels worldwide doing demonstrations and presentations. The remarkable popularity of origami, combined with the experience and talent of Mr. Kasahara, makes this collection of projects a much-anticipated arrival for beginner and experience origami enthusiast alike. The projects featured show both traditional Japanese origami and also Kasahara's latest cube art technique. Other projects feature building block-style units, beautiful boxes that look like flowers, snow crystals, and much more.

Origami Chess Cats vs Dogs

Author: Roman Diaz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781626862852
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Checkmate! This origami chess set is tough to beat. Chess: A game of strategy, intellect, and…paper folding? Add a new element of fun to any game of chess with Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs. A 112-page book tells the history of the game of chess, gives a brief description of each of the six cat breeds and six dog breeds represented, provides brief instructions for playing the game, and offers complete instructions for folding your chess pieces. This kit is all you'll need to play out one of the world’s greatest rivalries: cats vs. dogs! In addition to a chessboard, this entertaining kit comes with enough specially printed paper to make two complete 32-piece chess sets. Plus, the instructions apply to any 6” x 6” sheet of paper, so you can assemble enough chess sets to host your very own origami cats vs. dogs chess tournament. Purrfect for origami masters and chess players alike, Origami Chess: Cats vs. Dogs is one paper-folding collection that keeps the fun rolling long after the creases fold.