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The centuries-old art of origami — Japanese paper folding — produces remarkable paper creations that exhibit extraordinary realism and delicate beauty. Enthusiasts of this wonderful craft will welcome this challenging new collection of paper sculptures designed by John Montroll, renowned origami expert.
Twenty-five intricately detailed paperfolding projects feature strikingly lifelike animals from land, seas, and air: angelfish; seal; walrus; starfish; crane; swan; eagle; owl; snake; turtle; frog; frog with toes; bear; kangaroo; giraffe; fox; elephant; antelope; spider; crab; lobster; tyrannosaurus; brontosaurus; ornament; and star.
Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions and hundreds of diagrams explain how to fashion each of these intriguing sculptures. Beginning with symbols and basic folds, patterns progress from the simple angelfish to the complex and fascinating lobster.
Papercrafters who have mastered the basic folds of origami will find hours of enjoyment and personal satisfaction creating this parade of charming paper models. Animal Origami for the Enthusiast will inspire every dedicated origamian, while offering ample opportunity to hone papercrafting skills.