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Story-Gami Kit: Create Origami Using Folding Stories

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The joy in folding origami is often found in the deceptively simple magic of transforming a single piece of paper into a recognizable object. Frequently, though, the steps it takes to transform paper from two dimensions into three can be frustrating.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Story-gamiandlt;/iandgt; is an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander. Combining a book and DVD instructions, LaFosse and Alexander have created entire storylines around Righty and Lefty and their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides, and hanging out with bunnies. Each story's end results in a finished piece of origami, like an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog or a flapping bird. Through the mnemonic of storytelling, LaFosse and Alexander make folding these twenty sculptures easy and fun, allowing anyone to discover the magic in creating something beautiful out of a simple piece of paper.

Synopsis:

In an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers LaFosse and Alexander, each story results in a finished piece of origami--including an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog, or a flapping bird.

Synopsis:

Fold along with Righty and Lefty on their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides and hanging out with bunnies

Synopsis:

The joy in folding origami is often found in the deceptively simple magic of transforming a single piece of paper into a recognizable object. Frequently, though, the steps it takes to transform paper from two dimensions into three can be frustrating.

Story-gami is an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander. Combining a book and DVD instructions, LaFosse and Alexander have created entire storylines around Righty and Lefty and their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides, and hanging out with bunnies. Each story's end results in a finished piece of origami, like an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog or a flapping bird. Through the mnemonic of storytelling, LaFosse and Alexander make folding these twenty sculptures easy and fun, allowing anyone to discover the magic in creating something beautiful out of a simple piece of paper.

About the Author

Michael G. LaFosse, a leading authority and master of the art, is the co-founder of Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami. The 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.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, a teaching center, gallery and design studio, with Michael G. LaFosse in 1996. As a designer his specialties have included biology (systems ecology) and landscape architecture. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created over 50 books, kits, and videos about paper and paper arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804841344
Author:
Lafosse, Michael G.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
LaFosse, Michael G.
Author:
Alexander, Richard L.
Subject:
Origami
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Crafts-Origami
Subject:
origami; origami kit; story origami; paper folding; paper crafts; 3D folding; 3D paper design; origami art; origami book; story gami
Edition Description:
Book and Kit with DVD
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes DVD; 20 projects; 100 color pho
Dimensions:
10.75 x 8.50 in
Age Level:
from 6 up to 6

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Product details pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804841344 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers LaFosse and Alexander, each story results in a finished piece of origami--including an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog, or a flapping bird.
"Synopsis" by ,
Fold along with Righty and Lefty on their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides and hanging out with bunnies
"Synopsis" by , The joy in folding origami is often found in the deceptively simple magic of transforming a single piece of paper into a recognizable object. Frequently, though, the steps it takes to transform paper from two dimensions into three can be frustrating.

Story-gami is an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander. Combining a book and DVD instructions, LaFosse and Alexander have created entire storylines around Righty and Lefty and their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides, and hanging out with bunnies. Each story's end results in a finished piece of origami, like an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog or a flapping bird. Through the mnemonic of storytelling, LaFosse and Alexander make folding these twenty sculptures easy and fun, allowing anyone to discover the magic in creating something beautiful out of a simple piece of paper.

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