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From making the basic folds and forms to crafting exquisite little flower pots, frames, and pinwheels, this right-from-the-beginning question-and-answer guide explains everything you need to know about origami. Hundreds of close-up color photos follow each step in the process as pencil holders, miniature chairs and tables, and beautiful traditional cranes emerge from the paper. Find out what tools are needed to get started and the important terms and symbols. Try simple techniques for creating 7 projects, then go beyond the fundamentals and see how to construct 14 exquisite items that require slightly more complex folding and assembling. A gallery presents a collection of inspiring sculptural origami pieces.
The author lives in Memphis, TN.