Synopses & Reviews
This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for origami beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced folders.
Origami transcends gender, culture, and language. It demands no prior learning and no complex equipment; it can be done at any age, by anyone; models can be large or small, useful or ornamental. You can fold a bus ticket or a sheet of gold leaf, but the sole requirement of becoming an expert in origami is that you enjoy it!
The Origami Artist's Bible starts with a simple set of origami folds, illustrated with clear step-by-step diagrams, and three essential origami "bases" that are starting points for project models in the rest of the book. The models are arranged according to theme; some are complex, requiring patience and practice, and some are suitable for total beginners.
Easy-to-follow diagrams and step-by-step instructions describe how to create beautiful models with a combination of fantastic traditional papers and stunning modern prints. Learn simple fold sequences that can be used as the base for hundreds of different designs, then combine them to create over 50 specially chosen projects that will charm and entertain.Whether you fold for fun and relaxation, to create useful dishes and boxes, or to amuse and fascinate children, this is an essential reference for the beginner and experienced folder alike.
Learn origami that can be used as the base for many different designs, then combine them to create over 50 specially chosen projects that will charm and entertain.