Unique and wildly creative, this mathematical approach to origami was invented by a Japanese master of the art. Jun Maekawa regards paperfolding from a perspective guided by geometric and aesthetic principles. In this captivating how-to book, he illustrates his point of view with directions for const... read more
Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel "This splendidly written, richly illustrated book is unlike any ever written about origami." — Martin Gardner. Brief history, basic techniques, and step-by-step instructions for 24 projects: hummingbird, giraffe, butterfly, kangaroo, and more.
Origami Gone Wild: More Than 20 Original Animal Designs by John Montroll From the internationally renowned origami master comes this full-color collection of more than 20 appealing wild animals, including an aardvark, panda, giraffe, rhinoceros, moose, and zebra. Models range from fairly easy to advanced.
Origami on the Edge by Xander Arena Ranging in difficulty from intermediate to advanced, 16 unusual models include a sword, hammerhead shark, vampire bat, tank, crocodile, ghost bride, chameleon, polar bear, Komodo dragon, demon, motorcycle, and more.
3-D Geometric Origami by Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein Innovative, challenging book provides instructions, diagrams for creating polyhedra models — from the relatively simple tetrahedron to the mind-boggling truncated hexadecahedron.
Classic Polyhedra Origami by John Montroll Step-by-step instructions and two-color diagrams show beginning and experienced paperfolders how to create 33 variations on the geometric forms known as polyhedra. It also contains sections on pyramids, prisms, antiprisms, and dodecahedra.
A Constellation of Origami Polyhedra by John Montroll Diagrams and simple directions for creating 30 multifaceted marvels, from the simple Triangular Diamond to the magnificent Stella Octangular.
Cut & Assemble 3-D Geometrical Shapes: 10 Models in Full Color by A. G. Smith Complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for assembling 10 full-color geometric solids — tetrahedron, octahedron, cube, trapezohedron, icosahedron, simple and intricate variations of dodecahedrons. Fun and educational. 16 plates of assembly diagrams.
Cut & Assemble Icosahedra: Twelve Models in White and Color by Prof. Eve Torrence Fun, yet challenging shapes for hobbyists and useful tools for teachers of high school and college geometry, these 12 cut-and-assemble models offer complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for assembly. Includes pre-colored pieces, plus blank color-your-own options.
Animated Origami Faces by Joel Stern Step-by-step instructions show origami enthusiasts at every skill level how to create 12 movable faces! Make human and animal countenances that blink their eyes, snap their jaws, and wiggle their ears.
Birds in Origami by John Montroll Clear directions and approximately 480 black-and-white illustrations show how to create charming versions of a swan, flamingo, duck, stork, goose, and many other popular birds.
Bringing Origami to Life by John Montroll 25 fascinating creatures keyed according to difficulty — from an easy-to-do duck and swan to a challenging crocodile, kangaroo, and horse with rider. Includes section on wet-folding for creating more permanent models.
Decorative Origami Boxes by Rick Beech These unique boxes are perfect for gift-giving, and they're handmade gifts all by themselves! Choose your own paper, and follow the simple diagrams for a dozen different keepsake treasures.
Dollar Bill Animals in Origami by John Montroll Clear, complete directions for basic folds, plus illustrations and diagrams for creating models of a sailboat, swan, duck, goose, penguin, elephant, and 24 other creatures — all graded according to difficulty.
Dollar Bill Origami by John Montroll Clear instructions, diagrams for creating more than 37 models from paper money. Projects include a boat for beginners, peacocks for those with intermediate-level skills, and an elaborate flower for advanced crafters.
Famous Aircraft in Origami: 18 Realistic Models by José María Chaquet Ulldemolins Magnificent models range from the Sopwith F.1 Camel and Fokker Dr. I to modern jets, helicopters, an airbus, and a space shuttle. More than 900 diagrams illustrate every detail.
Fascinating Origami: 101 Models by Adolfo Cerceda by Vicente Palacios Delightful treasury of unusual and inventive projects includes step-by-step instructions for creating a camel, rooster, butterfly, bullfighter, magician, an Arab on horseback, scores more.
Jewish Holiday Origami by Joel Stern Clearly detailed diagrams and captions explain all the steps for an entire year's worth of projects — from Chanukah dreidels and a menorah with candles, to Passover pyramids and an image of the Red Sea parting. 24 models.
Modular Origami Polyhedra: Revised and Enlarged Edition by Lewis Simon, Bennett Arnstein, Rona Gurkewitz Step-by-step instructions and clearly detailed diagrams enable origamists to build over 35 different polyhedra from origami units. Fascinating models range from relatively simple modular cubes to more advanced two-piece modules.
Origami Aircraft by Jayson Merrill Clear instructions and step-by-step diagrams show advanced paperfolders — and enthusiastic beginners — how to create 16 soaring aircraft with landing gear that retracts, cockpits that open, and cannons that swivel.
Origami Animals by Vicente Palacios Origami enthusiasts at all levels of experience will delight in these 20 imaginative models, ranging from a simple swan, rabbit, and dog to more complex models of a fox, elephant, and frog.
Origami Bugs and Beasts by Manuel Sirgo Álvarez This guide for intermediate to advanced paperfolders uses traditional origami bases as the springboard to incredible results. Diagrams show how to make 30 unusual animals, including jellyfish, grasshoppers, and scorpions.
Origami from Around the World by Vicente Palacios Step-by-step diagrams and captions enable paperfolders at all skill levels to create 104 projects: Buddha, Celtic helmet, Persian slippers, Geisha, and other projects with an international flavor. 1,500 black-and-white illustrations.
Origami Insects by Robert J. Lang Noted origamist presents step-by-step instructions and diagrams for 20 challenging projects: treehopper, spotted ladybug, orb weaver, tarantula, butterfly, grasshopper, dragonfly, praying mantis, more. Intermediate to advanced level.
Origami Menagerie: 21 Challenging Models by Manuel Sirgo Alvarez Intricate, realistic models of animals and insects — a sea lion, stingray, crocodile, scorpion, others — range in difficulty from intermediate to extremely advanced. More than 2,000 illustrations offer detailed directions.
Origami Under the Sea by John Montroll, Robert J. Lang Twenty-five appealing origami models of aquatic creatures: mollusks, crustaceans, frogs, fishes, and sea mammals. Projects range in difficulty from simple to complex, with step-by-step illustrations and clear instructions.
Origami Worldwide by John Montroll, Brian K. Webb Ranging from simple to moderately difficult, these 33 origami models were created by designers from more than 15 countries. Figures include a frog, ocean liner, penguin, hot air balloon, dragon, many others.
Origami You Can Use: 27 Practical Projects by Rick Beech Origami models can be more than decorative, and this unique volume shows how! The 27 practical projects include a CD case, frame, napkin ring, and dish. Easy instructions feature 400 two-color illustrations.
Sea Creatures in Origami by John Montroll, Robert J. Lang Two renowned paperfolders show how to create fish and other creatures, with 24 models ranging from intermediate to very complex. Complete instructions and diagrams illustrate the humpback whale, seahorse, starfish, and more.
Teach Yourself Origami: Second Revised Edition by John Montroll Nearly 50 original models by an origami master for folders at every level of experience include a pheasant, octahedron, waterwheel, and many other figures. Includes clear instructions and crisp diagrams.
Wings & Things in Origami by Stephen Weiss Simple enough for beginners but sophisticated enough for experienced folders, these models really fly! Patterns include a Mach III jet, SST, monoplane, glider, bat, seagull, and even a flying nun.
Unique and wildly creative, this mathematical approach to origami was invented by a Japanese master of the art. Jun Maekawa regards paperfolding from a perspective guided by geometric and aesthetic principles. In this captivating how-to book, he illustrates his point of view with directions for constructing 34 fabulous items, including cubes, towers, and geometric shapes as well as puzzles and figures of everyday items. This is the first publication outside Japan of these original models, offering advanced beginners and serious origamists a combination of simple and complex figures and an intriguing blend of art and science. Rather than the square-shaped paper familiar to American folders, all models employ rectangular sheets of paper — that is, sheets with an aspect ratio of 1:1.41, or 1:√2. Instructions for making rectangular origami paper are included.
Dover (2012) English translation and new selection of models from Genuine Origami √2, Japan Publications, Inc., Japan, 2009.
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