Origami: inspired by Japanese prints

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Penguin Group USA, Oct 6, 1998 - Art - 96 pages
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Discover the secrets of the art of origami. The magic of this unique and handsome book begins with the cover, which unfolds to reveal 48 brightly colored sheets of origami paper. Inside are reproductions of color woodblock prints by Japanese masters, which inspired the authors to create flowers, animals, kimonos, and much more, all out of paper. The covered spiral binding allows the book to lie fiat, making it easy to follow the clearly illustrated instructions for each of the 34 origami projects. There is also historical information about each print written by a curator of Japanese art from the Metropolitan Museum. With a package this unique, you can tell a book by its cover!

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About the author (1998)

Steve and Megumi Biddle have written several other origami instruction books for children, including "Horrorgami", "Underwater Origami", and "Planet Origami".

Steve and Megumi Biddle are the authors of several books on origami, most recently "Essential Origami. "They live in England.

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