Sea Creatures in Origami

Overview


Fish and other sea creatures pose a special challenge to origami designers: How to represent those fins, scales, gills, antennae, and other distinctive characteristics? In this well-illustrated guide, two renowned paperfolders explain how to answer the technical challenges of folding readily recognizable models of marine life.
The skill levels necessary to create these 24 figures range from intermediate to advanced. Each model features complete instructions and a series of...
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Overview


Fish and other sea creatures pose a special challenge to origami designers: How to represent those fins, scales, gills, antennae, and other distinctive characteristics? In this well-illustrated guide, two renowned paperfolders explain how to answer the technical challenges of folding readily recognizable models of marine life.
The skill levels necessary to create these 24 figures range from intermediate to advanced. Each model features complete instructions and a series of two-color folding diagrams. In addition to familiar sea creatures—octopus, seahorse, starfish, and dolphin—these models include more exotic animals such as the cichlid, Atlantic purple sea urchin, parrotfish, murex, and giant clam.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486482347
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Series: Dover Origami Papercraft Series
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 851,776
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Internationally renowned author John Montroll has significantly increased the origami repertoire with his original designs. Best known as the inspiration behind the single-square, no-cuts, no-glue approach, the American origami master presents meticulously developed folding sequences that result in better models with fewer steps.
Physicist Robert J. Lang is among the world's most prominent origami artists and theorists, and he has discovered numerous applications of origami to engineering problems.
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