Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio

Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio

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Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio by Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander

Fold advanced origami projects with this beautiful origami book.

From the Origamido Studio, world renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander introduce a unique collection of origami paper craft projects. Origami Art features folding instructions for complex 3D origami models. These featured origami projects will amaze and astound paper folders with their intricate and lifelike qualities. Also featured within this origami book are articles on paper selection and preparation for each project, advanced techniques, such as "wetfolding" and compound origami plant design and construction.

LaFosse and Alexander embrace every aspect of this fascinating art form and present it brilliantly for advanced paper folders and the artist in us all. While knowledge of some basic folds are needed, the clear, expert instructions allow readers to learn origami at a very high level, without requiring a great deal of previous origami knowledge or experience.

This origami book contains:

  • 144 pages of full-color
  • Advanced origami folding techniques and tips
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions
  • 15 signature origami projects
If you're eager to dive into a premium collection of challenging origami designs, then this exciting paper folding guide is for you! LaFosse's expert instructions will step you through the creation of origami masterpieces that are beautiful to behold and make wonderful gifts.

Origami art projects include:

  • American Alligator
  • Pond Turtles
  • Monk Seal
  • Malaysian Birdwing Butterfly
  • Munich Orchid
  • And many more...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805309988
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/2008
Edition description: Hardcover with Jacket
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,057,970
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades and is internationally regarded as a leading authority and master of the art. An avid teacher, LaFosse cofounded 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. The author of many books, kits, and videos relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. Michael's work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded Origamido Studio. Alexander has designed dozens of origami models and has taught hundreds of origami classes. A pioneer in video origami instruction, he has produced LaFosse's extensive series of origami lessons on video since 1992. He has produced much of the handmade Origamido paper featured in the works of dozens of origami masters and has designed several origami commercial and fine art exhibitions.

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Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Have not read it ,bet it's good