Origami Studio: Learn to Fold from an Origami Master (and Have Fun Doing It)

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**Winner of the 2012 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Video Award**

This award-winning origami kit teaches origami beginners all the most important folds and techniques.

Welcome to Origami Studio Kit—an artist's workshop in a box! This all-inclusive origami paper craft kit with instructional DVD will teach you to easily create beautiful origami as if you are right in the studio. World renowned origami master, Michael LaFosse will guide you...

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Origami Studio: 30 Step-by-Step Lessons with an Origami Master [Downloadable Material Included]

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Overview

**Winner of the 2012 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Video Award**

This award-winning origami kit teaches origami beginners all the most important folds and techniques.

Welcome to Origami Studio Kit—an artist's workshop in a box! This all-inclusive origami paper craft kit with instructional DVD will teach you to easily create beautiful origami as if you are right in the studio. World renowned origami master, Michael LaFosse will guide you step-by-step though 30 carefully crafted lessons. You will move seamlessly from origami beginning to intermediate all at your own pace. Origami Studio Kit teaches an understanding of origami terminology, the ability to easily read diagrams, a mastery of fine techniques and bases, and discovery of tips, tricks and secrets of one of the world's most foremost folders. Although the easy-to-follow instructions make this a great origami for kids kit, it is also serious and challenging enough for adult learners looking to learn origami and get a solid foundation in the art of origami paper folding.

The origami kit includes:

  • Full-color 72-page booklet
  • Step-by-step instruction and diagrams
  • 30 fun lessons
  • 70 sheets of durable, authentic origami paper
  • 2 paper sizes and a variety of different colors
  • A DVD with 3.5 hours of video tutorials
  • Easy-to-follow demonstrations for each of the 30 lessons
No matter your age, or previous paper folding experience, these projects and techniques will help you become a better origami folder. Frustrating objects are easily removed by explaining what is going on on a fundamental level. By mastering the basics of origami you will soon be able to advance to much more difficult and rewarding projects and enjoy a lifetime of joy folding and sharing your designs with friends and family.

Paper folding projects Include:

  • Elsa's Swan
  • Japanese Inflatable Frog
  • Pillow Note
  • Lily Flower
  • Bunny
  • Star Box
  • and much more...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784805311523
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/10/2012
  • Edition description: Book and Kit with DVD
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 8.64 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Origami Master Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for over 40 years, and is considered a leading 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 hand papermaking for the origami artist. Author of many books and videotapes relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. He was prominently featured in the recent Peabody Award-winning documentary, Between the Folds.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, where he is the chief papermaker. As a designer his specialties have included biology (systems ecology) and landscape architecture. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and more than seventy books, kits, and videos about paper and paper arts.

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