This unique book by an origami master uses geometric and mathematical principles as well as rectangular paper to create a wide range of insects, plants, trees, animals, and fantastic creatures. Original models include hummingbirds, dragonflies, peacocks, rabbits, toads, fish, maple leaves, the golden... read more
Cut & Assemble Icosahedra: Twelve Models in White and Color by Prof. Eve Torrence Fun, yet challenging shapes for hobbyists and useful tools for teachers of high school and college geometry, these 12 cut-and-assemble models offer complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for assembly. Includes pre-colored pieces, plus blank color-your-own options.
Modular Origami Polyhedra: Revised and Enlarged Edition by Lewis Simon, Bennett Arnstein, Rona Gurkewitz Step-by-step instructions and clearly detailed diagrams enable origamists to build over 35 different polyhedra from origami units. Fascinating models range from relatively simple modular cubes to more advanced two-piece modules.
Cut & Assemble 3-D Geometrical Shapes: 10 Models in Full Color by A. G. Smith Complete step-by-step instructions and diagrams for assembling 10 full-color geometric solids — tetrahedron, octahedron, cube, trapezohedron, icosahedron, simple and intricate variations of dodecahedrons. Fun and educational. 16 plates of assembly diagrams.
Classic Polyhedra Origami by John Montroll Step-by-step instructions and two-color diagrams show beginning and experienced paperfolders how to create 33 variations on the geometric forms known as polyhedra. It also contains sections on pyramids, prisms, antiprisms, and dodecahedra.
A Constellation of Origami Polyhedra by John Montroll Diagrams and simple directions for creating 30 multifaceted marvels, from the simple Triangular Diamond to the magnificent Stella Octangular.
Famous Aircraft in Origami: 18 Realistic Models by José María Chaquet Ulldemolins Magnificent models range from the Sopwith F.1 Camel and Fokker Dr. I to modern jets, helicopters, an airbus, and a space shuttle. More than 900 diagrams illustrate every detail.
Fascinating Origami: 101 Models by Adolfo Cerceda by Vicente Palacios Delightful treasury of unusual and inventive projects includes step-by-step instructions for creating a camel, rooster, butterfly, bullfighter, magician, an Arab on horseback, scores more.
Fun with Paper Folding and Origami by William D. Murray, Francis J. Rigney Easy-to-follow instructions for over 40 different pieces: sailboat, rooster, battleship, pagoda, bird, frog, airplane, many more. Crystal-clear text and over 275 diagrams.
Origami Aircraft by Jayson Merrill Clear instructions and step-by-step diagrams show advanced paperfolders — and enthusiastic beginners — how to create 16 soaring aircraft with landing gear that retracts, cockpits that open, and cannons that swivel.
Origami and Math: Simple to Complex by John Montroll Thirty-nine models, each created from a single square sheet of paper, range from simple to very complex and involve mathematical principles. Models include polygons, examples of pentagonal symmetry, much more.
Origami Animals by Vicente Palacios Origami enthusiasts at all levels of experience will delight in these 20 imaginative models, ranging from a simple swan, rabbit, and dog to more complex models of a fox, elephant, and frog.
Origami Bugs and Beasts by Manuel Sirgo Álvarez This guide for intermediate to advanced paperfolders uses traditional origami bases as the springboard to incredible results. Diagrams show how to make 30 unusual animals, including jellyfish, grasshoppers, and scorpions.
Origami Flowers by James Minoru Sakoda Easy-to-follow instructions and abundant illustrations help create such enchanting blossoms as a six-petaled lily, daffodil, narcissus, wheat stalk, a 16-petaled chrysanthemum, an iris, and an accordion-pleated leaf, plus stems, leaves, vases.
Origami for the Enthusiast by John Montroll Twenty-five original paper animal creations offer challenge to origamists seeking advanced projects. Well-known origamist Montroll shows how to fold fish, ostrich, peacock, squirrel, rhinoceros, Pegasus, 19 other intricate subjects.
Origami Worldwide by John Montroll, Brian K. Webb Ranging from simple to moderately difficult, these 33 origami models were created by designers from more than 15 countries. Figures include a frog, ocean liner, penguin, hot air balloon, dragon, many others.
Origami You Can Use: 27 Practical Projects by Rick Beech Origami models can be more than decorative, and this unique volume shows how! The 27 practical projects include a CD case, frame, napkin ring, and dish. Easy instructions feature 400 two-color illustrations.
Wings & Things in Origami by Stephen Weiss Simple enough for beginners but sophisticated enough for experienced folders, these models really fly! Patterns include a Mach III jet, SST, monoplane, glider, bat, seagull, and even a flying nun.
This unique book by an origami master uses geometric and mathematical principles as well as rectangular paper to create a wide range of insects, plants, trees, animals, and fantastic creatures. Original models include hummingbirds, dragonflies, peacocks, rabbits, toads, fish, maple leaves, the golden beetle, a praying mantis, a tortoise, and more.
Dover (2012) English translation and new selection of models from Genuine Origami √2, Japan Publications Trading Co. Ltd., Japan, 2009.
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