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I see why this book is getting so many blah reviews. People, it is full of trivia about origami. The doll on the cover is one of the trivia points, not one of the designs. Hours of enjoyment await with this big book of origami fun. Whether you're an experienced paperfolder or you're just entering the origami world, you'll find Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Robert J. Lang is one of the most respected origami designers in the world. He is the author of "The Complete Book of.

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Complete Origami Book

See details about The Complete Book of Origami by Robert J. Lang on Gilad's Origami Page. Check out the collection of origami book reviews and galleries of. The Complete Book of Origami, Step by Step Instructions in Over Diagrams by Robert J. Lang. Complete Origami book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A unique collection of origami facts, anecdotes, and techniques.O.

There are books for all skill levels that will teach you how to fold a wide variety of different models. We've also written a short review for each book and included links to where you can get them. Click on a button below to jump to a specific difficulty level or category. Check out our brand new book, Everyone Can Learn Origami! Everyone Can Learn Origami is the ultimate book for beginners who want to learn how to make origami. The diagrams in this book are incredibly detailed and very easy to follow.

Sort order. Jul 10, PF rated it it was amazing Shelves: When people ask me about origami, this is the book I reach for first. Aug 02, hhhhhhhhh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kenneway has a good way of explaining which way to fold. There's nothing more disappointing than getting stuck on a design because there's a crucial step missing.

This book contains way more than origami, covering all kinds of historical folded paper techniques.

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Sep 04, Tsa rated it it was amazing. Dec 07, Melinda rated it really liked it. I really like the bits of information about the history and uses of folding. It includes how to fold a loincloth, and some of the odd uses of origami items.

It has clear directions, diagrams, and pictures, with many many items to fold. I like it a lot. Jan 08, Emily rated it liked it Shelves: A solid reference book for the hard core enthusiast, but not really for somebody just looking to dabble. A good amount of history, lots of different uses and types of folding, but few full project instructions that can simply be followed from beginning to end.

A fine book but just not for me. This is the very first origami book I own. Not only it provides details on how to fold, it also provides information on the culture of origami. I strongly recommends this book to origami beginners. Dec 26, Hitessh Panchal rated it it was amazing. Very Nice Book On the Subject!!!

Miguel Jaramillo rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Melody Gawliu rated it really liked it Jun 03, HeatherMarie rated it it was amazing May 27, Peter Meek rated it really liked it Sep 25, Alex Bain rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Annette rated it it was amazing May 10, Donna rated it it was amazing Aug 17, This book also has a pretty big section at the end of the math and theory of modular origami along with suggested books and websites to check out.

The models are all pretty easy to fold and the diagrams are clear and everything is explained quite well. This book makes an excellent follow-up to Marvellous Modular Origami. The book starts off with a little section about the theory and mathematics of modular origami and then get into several great looking kusudama models.

Advanced-Level Books These books are for more advanced-level folders. The models in them are very difficult to fold and some of these books really go into the theory and mathematics about origami and origami design. Robert Lang takes each chapter to describe a different technique used for designing models and ends each chapter with diagrams for a few models that illustrate the technique discussed. This book also helped me understand how crease patterns work a lot more too. There are a bunch of diagrams for some excellent models ranging from not too hard to very advanced.

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There are also several crease patterns as well. Works of Satoshi Kamiya 2, — This is a sequel to the first Works of Satoshi Kamiya book and has diagrams for a bunch of awesome models by Satoshi Kamiya that are hard to find or not available. These are some of his newer designs. The diagrams are excellent, very detailed and have instructions in both English and Japanese. There are also some beautiful photos of the models at the start of the book along with crease patterns for all the models.

This is definitely an advanced book and the models are quite difficult to fold but the models are awesome, especially the Phoenix, Cerberus, Sleipnir and Tree Frog models. The difficulty of the models ranges from upper intermediate to more advanced. The diagrams are very detailed with text in both English and Japanese and there are crease patterns for each model as well. It starts out with a few simpler kusudama type models to introduce you to the basics and then gives you instructions for 12 amazing and super complex wireframe projects.

As far as I know this is the only book that has instructions for models like these. You can read my full review of the book here. These books are for intermediate and advanced level folders. You can however download it as an eBook. All the diagrams are very clear and have text instructions in both English and French. Most of the diagrams in this book are intermediate level with a few that are pretty easy and a few that are quite advanced.

This is definitely an excellent collection of origami models. The book opens up with a text section where Roman Diaz discusses how an origami designer is like a composer and folders are like interpreters and he encourages folders to put their own spin and touches on the models they fold. He has lots of tips and techniques to help folders with this. After this section the book gets into the diagrams which are clear, detailed and have text instructions in both Spanish and English.

The diagrams start off quite easy and get harder throughout the book. The last few models in the book are quite complex. Licence to Fold This book is a fantastic collection of models from 19 different designers. The first couple of models start out pretty easy but they get harder throughout the book. The last few models are very difficult. The diagrams are all very clear with 2 coloured paper and English text instructions to go along with the steps.

There are also some interviews with the designers at the back of the book where they talk about designing origami and other interesting things. It contains 33 more excellent sets of diagrams, mostly for animals. The models start out pretty easy and gradually get harder. The last few diagrams get very difficult. This unique collection of origami designs will help you create folded paper models of common and exotic butterflies from around the world. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for butterfly lovers.

This special book tells you how to turn ordinary, square origami paper into pentagons, hexagons and octagons, and then by using radial creases, into intricate flowers with five, six and eight petals or even doubled numbers of folded petals. With this book, you can make colorful, fancy potted flowers and ikebana out of store-bought origami paper by adding stems and leaves as shown.

Paper, scissors, and imagination are all you need to decorate your home with blooming flowers of your own. Among the projects are a treehopper, spotted ladybug, orb weaver, tarantula, tick, ant, butterfly, scarab beetle, cicada, grasshopper, dragonfly, pill bug, praying mantis, paper wasp, samurai helmet beetle, scorpion, and more. For each project, the author has supplied clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams. Intermediate to advanced paperfolders will find hours of challenge and satisfaction in creating the cleverly designed creatures in these pages.

Origami Kit For Dummies gives you all the material you need to get started in origami. Included in the kit is an expert guide book to origami, covering the different bases and techniques you need to create a huge variety of models. Illustrations and detailed instructions show you how to make 75 unique models, such as a frog, a settee, fantastic geometric shapes and even a festive Santa!

So get folding, and show off your creations in style! Origami Sculptures brings stunning detail and realism to paper folding. John Montroll, a world renowned master of origami, teaches you how to fold beautiful masterpieces, each from a single square sheet of paper. Birds, dogs, mammals, and insects are shown, and a number of the models include the Dog Base and Insect Base, from which a variety of creatures can be folded.

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There are 22 fun-to-fold projects including a Panda Bear, a Camel, a Scottish Terrier, a Walrus folded from a dollar bill instead of the usual square, and of course, an Elephant.

This third edition also includes a Giraffe. Each project is accompanied with notes and photos of the animal being represented. 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 38 models in all ranging from the lowly barnacle to the mighty whale. In between are to be found a cuttlefish, angelfish, lionfish, and fiddler crab, to name but a few of the unusual origami projects presented. Each project is illustrated with step-by-step instructions, utilizing the unique folds which make each of these animals so lifelike.

Beginner and expert alike will find hours of creative fun in these pages. Origami Sea Life also includes a summary of the history of origami sea life. Information on types of paper and the technique of wet folding make this book indispensible for all those with an interest in papercraft. This book is a great resource for people who enjoy polyhedra, symmetry, geometry, mathematics and origami.

Origami master John Montroll introduces nearly 50 figures that range from simple to sophisticated. Hours of enjoyment await with this big book of origami fun.

Robert J. Lang, a veteran origami artist, accompanies his step-by-step directions with more than 1, detailed drawings, plus a photograph of the finished model.

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The origami models are presented for the reader who may have little or no previous folding experience, making it a great origami-for-kids book and an effective way to learn origami. However, experienced paper folders will also be intrigued by the novel nature of the folds and the unusual materials involved. The origami designs are made from old calendar pages, candy wrappers, envelopes, newspaper, postcards, paper grocery bags and more. The accompanying DVD video tutorial will make the folding process clearer and aid folders of all skill levels.

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