Easy Origami for Beginners: Full-Color Instructions for 20 Simple Projects (Paperback)
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A complete introduction to origami paper folding for beginners at an unbeatable price Easy Origami for Beginners is the ideal beginner's introduction to the magic of origami. This value-packed book shows you how to fold the 20 most popular origami models that everyone loves to make. It is fully illustrated in color with simple and clear step-by-step instructions for each model. Included are the following delightful projects:
- A Picture Frame -- a useful and inexpensive way to display your favorite family photos
- A Mother Duck and Duckling --an adorable duck and duckling pair that requires only one sheet of paper
- A Hibiscus Blossom -- one of two modular designs in the book that use several folded sheets to form a blossom that looks complicated (but isn't )
- The Dart Glider -- a classic paper airplane that's fun to fold, but even more fun to fly
- An Inflatable Bunny Balloon -- the most challenging (and rewarding ) model in the book...a puff of air makes it 3D
- And many more
The clear, colorful instructions in this book make it easy to create amazing paper models without any previous paper-folding experience. Perfect for adults or kids, and the ideal gift for someone who would like to try their hand at the traditional Japanese art of origami.
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.