Make world-class origami art in just 10 steps with this beautiful and friendly origami book. Want to add a little Zen to your life? All you need is something to fold and the desire to express yourself! Renowned American origami artist and theorist Peter Engel features a completely original take on a very classic subject in this paper craft book, which features beautiful full-coloured illustrations and easy-to-follow diagrams for 26 wide-ranging origami models. A wide variety of finished origami designs, from fun to romantic to functional, awaits you. A series of mountains and valley folds leads to a majestic elephant with its trunk curled playfully to one side. Some well placed crimps and a final crumple bring a juicy strip of bacon to life; pair it with a sunny-side-up egg and you have a complete meal. Imagine presenting your loved one with a hand-sculpted, princess-cut origami diamond ring or surprising your closest friend with an elegantly contoured origami frame! Origami projects include: 96 page, full-colour origami book 26 original origami projects; Easy-to-follow directions; Helpful diagrams and photographs; Paper folding basics and tips.
A difficulty rating is assigned to each paper crafts project, so you choose how advanced your next piece will be. For a rewarding craft that calms the spirit and sharpens the mind, look no further than 10-fold Origami. Origami projects include:Pinwheel Sunny Side Up Picture Frame Wedding Ring Goose and Golden Egg.
Peter Engel is a science writer, graphic designer and architect. His origami has been displayed at the De Young Museum and Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, CA, the Oakland Museum of California and Seian University of Art and Design in Otsu, Japan. He is also the author of Origami from Angelfish to Zen. Engel lives in Berkeley, CA.