Brilliant Origami: A Collection of Original Designs

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Japan Publications, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 240 pages
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He is David Brill, and he has evolved a unique, multi-cultural approach to origami, blending the "analytical, highly detailed and engineered" approach of the West with the "minimal and artistic" sensibilities of the East. In this profusely illustrated workbook of his designs, David Brill shares his remarkable esthetic as well as his personal philosophy on origami. You'll be inspired by the rich cross-section of his designs. What's more, you need no special tools; detailed, easy-to-follow diagrams provide clear instruction on creating Toys and Models such as: Book, Walking Man and Spectacles; Boxes and Containers including Gift Boxes, a Transparent Bottle, a Money Box and more. Wet-Folding techniques are covered for animals (Lion, Lion Cub and Horse). With his innovative approach to creativity, David Brill will inspire you to seek ideas in all aspects of life and nature and he will help you to cultivate a sensitive touch.

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About the author (1996)

David Brill is an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee's School of Journalism. His articles have appeared in "National Geographic Traveler", "Men's Health", "Backpacker", "Outside", & "Parenting" magazines. He is the author of "As Far As the Eye Can See", a collection of essays based on his experiences on the Appalachian Trail. He lives in a cabin in rural Tennessee.

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