Essential Origami

Essential Origami

Book - 1991
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Provides instructions for ten base folds and numerous variations to create traditional and contemporary origami models, including animals, flowers, toys, boxes, and decorations

McMillan Palgrave
In Essential Origami, paper-folding experts Steve and Megumi Biddle reveal a remarkably comprehensive and easy-to-use technique to create dozens of dazzling models. The key to this unique approach is mastering just 10 easy base folds: the Bird Base, the Blintz Base, the Fish Base, the Frog Base, the Kite/Diamond Base, the Nappy Fold, the Pig Base, the Preliminary Fold, the Waterbomb Base, and the Windmill Base. Building on these base folds allows for countless creative inventions-from koala bears, Scottish terriers, antelopes, dragons, pandas, and planes with propellers, to multi-unit spheres, octagonal boxes, and other exquisite geometrical designs.

In addition to more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations, Essential Origami contains helpful paper-folding tips, note-worthy trivia, and fascinating explanations that illuminate the worlds of both ancient and contemporary origami. A compendium to delight the novice and the expert alike, Essential Origami puts centuries of noteworthy techniques at everyone's fingertips.


Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c1991
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312057169
0312057164
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Biddle, Megumi

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