80 Best-Ever Projects Origami: Amazing Origami Projects to Fold, Including Traditional Classics, Animals, Flowers, Games and Toys, Shown Step by Step

80 Best-Ever Projects Origami: Amazing Origami Projects to Fold, Including Traditional Classics, Animals, Flowers, Games and Toys, Shown Step by Step

By: Rick Beech (author)Hardback

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This book presents origami techniques, examples and projects to stimulate, entertain and delight. It provides detailed advice on choosing appropriate paper, paperfolding techniques and base folds, and advanced techniques such as wet folding. It contains over 80 origami projects to fold, including traditional designs, animals and flowers, toys, games, action models, party tricks, decorative pieces and modular origami. It includes a feature gallery of some of the most highly regarded contemporary origamists. It is fully illustrated, step-by-step, with over 1,500 colour photographs. This practical guide combines a fascinating history of origami, an inspirational gallery featuring the work of the world's top origamists, detailed descriptions of paper to use, and over 80 step-by-step projects to challenge and delight. There are traditional Japanese models, toys, games and action origami, animals and flowers, practical origami for the home, party tricks, decorative models and stunning modular pieces. Each section begins with a simple project and progresses to models that will test your skills and reward you with a sense of accomplishment. With inspirational photography of each model and origami pieces to suit every ability, this book will ensure that you never look at a piece of paper in quite the same way again.

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About Author

Rick Beech has now turned his childhood hobby into a career, and since 1990 has been working as an origami expert. In that time Rick has taught hundreds of workshops and has worked in film and television. Through his company, Paper Magic, he provides origami entertainment to a huge client base by performing at dinner parties, award evenings and other corporate functions. His contributions toward a commercial in 1997 ensured that the animation company involved won a Golden Rose Of Montreux award. Rick lives in Derbyshire, England, with his partner, Sue

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780754819820
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780754819820
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 0754819825

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