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The power of the Force meets the joy of Origami. Here is everything you need to create a galaxy of Star Wars characters, ships, droids, and weapons. The ingenious models are created by the Chris Alexander, the master of Star Wars origami, and come with complete step-by-step directions as well as an introduction to origami definitions, symbols, a...
One of our bestselling beginner books! Features 35 basic and popular origami models with highly-detailed instructional diagrams. Great for kids of all ages.
Tulip, cat & dog faces, animal puppet, dove, cup, kimono dolls, a little bird, carp, whale, card case, fox mask, house, piano, kimono, balloon, catamaran, sailboat, pinwheel, p...
Turn a single sheet of colored paper into an animal, a hat, a boat, or even a camera! The three-dimensional drawings and simple instructions are easy for beginners to follow. The designs range from traditional Japanese origami to novel ones that can be manipulated and moved, giving everyone — from kids to grandparents — hours of pleasure and fu...
Popular as party favors and presents, origami figures folded from paper money offer clever possibilities for folders at all levels of skill. This easy to follow guide features thirty-two different models! Numerous diagrams illustrate each, model, rendered in dark and light green to indicate the two sides of the bill.
Foreword by Robert J. Lang
The stunning photos and brilliant essays in this book demonstrate why origami is now an international art movement—largely through the efforts and artistic genius of a few contemporary masters. The trailblazing efforts of Japanese artist Akira Yoshizawa elevated the paper folding to an art form by showing how subtle sh...
John Montroll introduces nearly 50 figures that range from simple to sophisticated. They're perfect for those who are familiar with the basics but seek more challenging models as well as for experienced folders.
Great vintage origami books from the 1980s and 1990s! Fun and whimsical models including animals, insects, flowers and more!
Instructions included in each volume are pictured on the cover.
John Collins will be at Paper Tree on Saturday March 31 signing his books. If you'd like to purchase a signed copy but can't make it to the signing, please add a message to the 'Order Notes' when checking out.
John Collins and Joe Ayoob smashed the distance record in 2012, and since then the world can't get enough of John's paper airplanes. Now...
Paper folders, rejoice! This exciting new collection of unusual models features an array of legendary beasts, including griffin, sea serpent, wyvern, and a dozen animals from the Chinese zodiac: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, snake, monkey, and six others-each created from a single sheet of paper.
Origamists at all levels of proficiency will enjoy this...
All-Purpose Origami is a fantastic book that turns traditional Japanese paper folding designs into practical-yet-inspiring objects that can serve a whole range of functions. In just minutes, you can turn a simple sheet of paper into a work of art! Features 75 projects, including boxes, envelopes and candy dishes, designed for everyday use.
Fantasy-loving folders will rejoice in this enchanting collection of 27 originals models by origami master John Montroll. Ranging from intermediate to advanced models. Models include dragons, wizards, unicorns and many other magic designs.
A great intermediate level book (not recommended for beginners) by John Montroll with a great collection of money folds - from dinosaurs and birds to sea creatures and other animals.
Introduction by Robert J. Lang, Preface by Kiyo Yoshizawa
This beautiful hardbound book is the first comprehensive survey in English of the work of Akira Yoshizawa, who is widely acknowledged as the father of modern origami. It presents a rare collection of over 60 extraordinary models folded by the master himself, together with drawings and tex...
Fun for the whole family!
Get ready for high-flying fun as you put these acrobatic performers through their paces. Loop-the-loops, barrel rolls, smooth glides and steep dives - the sky is the limit! Your friends will be amazed at these 12 incredible paper airplane models. Lucky for them, there are plenty of planes to share!
The instructions coul...
In this book, noted origamist Robert J. Lang has created 20 challenging designs depicting insects, spiders and related creatures, long considered among the most challenging of origami subjects to design. Among the projects are: treehopper, spotted ladybug, orb weaver, tarantula, tick, ant, butterfly, scarab beetle, cicada, grasshopper, dragonfl...
Dinosaur Origami is a collection of projects from John Montroll, one of America's premier origami artists. This wonderful collection includes various dinosaur models ranging in difficulty. These well diagrammed and instructed models will help beginners learn the basics of origami, while challenging more advanced folders.
Simple but unique, an origami box represents the thoughts and feelings of its maker. Between the pleasure of paperfolding and the satisfaction of having a handmade item to use (or give!), the box forms a positive association for the maker (and between the giver and recipient). In this guide, origami master Tomoko Fuse presents 20 original desig...
Robert Lang is one of the most respected origami designers in the world. Origami in Action includes 39 unique action origami models with clear step-by-step diagrams and instructions.
This second volume of the Works of Satoshi Kamiya features the diagrams of 16 of his origami models from 2002 to 2009. Hard to find super complex origami model book, signed by Kamiya. Origami instructions are in both English and Japanese.
This first volume of the Works of Satoshi Kamiya features the diagrams of 19 of his origami models from 1995 to 2003. Hard to find super complex origami model book, signed by Kamiya. Origami instructions are in both English and Japanese.
Whether or not you're familiar with traditional origami models, you're sure to be captivated by the fun and fascination of creating abstract geometric forms. This book by an expert paperfolder offers a clear, concise introduction to the special techniques for making beautiful, complex polyhedra models.
These 17 projects are based on the classic...
Use mindful origami everyday with these 35 projects designed to destress, calm, and help you live in the moment.The therapeutic effects of origami are well known in Japan and here Mari Ono—an expert in Japanese papercrafts—reveals how a few simple folds can reduce stress, improve concentration, and help overcome negativity. By focusing on the ex...
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 unparalle...
Thirty-four original models by an origami expert feature illustrated directions for creating a fabulous array of avian creatures. Ranging in difficulty from intermediate to complex, the figures include a hen , chick, and rooster; waterfowl such as a duck, heron, and swan; and other wild and domesticated birds.
Internationally renowned author Jo...
By John Montroll and Robert J. Lang
In this well-illustrated guide, two renowned paperfolders explain how to answer the technical challenges of folding readily recognizable models of marine life.
The skill levels necessary to create these 24 figures range from intermediate to advanced.
This unique and wildly creative book by a Japanese origami master approaches the art of paper folding from the perspective of mathematical and geometric principles. Jun Maekawa focuses on using rectangular paper to create a wide range of insects, plants,hummingbirds, dragonflies, peacocks, rabbits, toads, fish, and much more!
Make your own simple Christmas decorations! Features 30 easy to follow models for fun Christmas origami models, such as a stocking, a snowman and Santa Claus.
Great for beginners!
In Origami Under the Sea, John Montroll and Robert J. Lang have collaborated to produce a truly elegant work. The pages of this book contain some of the most creative origami published to date. Each project is accompanied by a biological sketch of the animal to enhance the visual description. There are 26 models in all, ranging from the lowly b...
Origami Design Secrets-Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art by Robert J. Lang. The magnum opus of one of the world's leading origami artists, the second edition of Origami Design Secrets reveals the underlying concepts of origami and how to create original origami designs. Containing step-by-step instructions for 26 models, this book is not...
This beginner's guide will quickly acquaint kids and novice folders with the pleasures of paperfolding - and 24 pages of colorful origami paper assure they have everything they need to get started!
Includes instructions for more than 20 simple models including pecking and flying birds, a talking frog, an anteater and more!
John Collins and Joe Ayoob smashed the distance record in 2012, and since then the world can't get enough of John's paper airplanes. Now you can fold the amazing collection of paper airplanes yourself. From the biggest names in Silicon Valley to the smallest classrooms you can imagine, John has thrown these planes for people around the world. Fi...
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