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Advanced Origami

An Artist's Guide to Performances in Paper: Origami Book with 15 Challenging Projects

Michael G. Lafosse

Hardcover

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Description

Take your paper folding to an advanced level with this user-friendly origami book.

From shimmering hummingbirds to magnificent bats, from a stunning panther mask to graceful sea turtles, Michael G. LaFosse's complex and beautiful origami projects are well known around the world. Focusing on models from nature, Advanced Origami provides unparalleled instruction on how to create master-class level 3D origami paper folding projects. The origami designs are challenging--they require some folding experience--but the results are more origami art than craft. Paper folders will create projects that can be displayed or given as gifts.

Sophisticated origami or paper crafts fans will appreciate the unique origami designs along with complete detailed instructions and easy-to-follow color photos and diagrams. Advanced Origami also features information on paper selection and preparation, advanced techniques such as wet folding and making your own paper.

This origami book contains:
  • 128 page, full-color book
  • 15 original and challenging projects
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Colorful diagrams and photographs
  • Advanced techniques and tips
In recent years origami has evolved beyond simple folding and creasing into a true art form akin to sculpture. For those seeking to learn origami at such a level, Advanced Origami provides all the essential information and techniques. Soon you will be able to design and fold your own origami sculptures

Origami projects include:
  • North American Cardinal
  • Koi Fish
  • Origamido Butterfly
  • Pond Frog
  • And many more...


Praise For Advanced Origami: An Artist's Guide to Performances in Paper: Origami Book with 15 Challenging Projects

"Creating origami art takes more than perfecting folding techniques; it also takes an understanding of the quality of paper and a vision of what can be done. This is an excellent book for advanced high school students, as well as students working at the college or university level."—Art & Activities

Tuttle Publishing, 9780804836500, 144pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005



About the Author

Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades and is considered a leading authority and master of the art. An avid teacher, LaFosse co-founded 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. LaFosse co-curated Origami Now!, a wildly popular, year-long exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. He was also prominently featured in the recent, Peabody Award-winning film, Between the Folds, by Vanessa Gould.