Favorite Animals in Origami

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 48 pages
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Lovers of the ancient Japanese art of paperfolding will welcome this delightful collection of animal origami projects. Noted origami expert John Montroll provides more than 300 black-and-white diagrams and step-by-step instructions for creating 12 familiar animals.
Graded according to difficulty, the projects include charming versions of a cat, deer, elephant, seal, walrus, mink, bear, and five other creatures. Clear, easy-to-follow explanations of symbols and basic folds help paperfolding enthusiasts successfully complete each project.

 

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User Review  - sheherazahde - LibraryThing

Twelve simple models: Whale, Seal, Walrus, Squirrel, Mink, Pig, Llama, Deer, Fox, Bull, Lion, and Elephant. Basic fold instructions. Clear illustrations. Read full review

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This book was very inexpensive compared to others. I thought why not see for myself. It isnt for the beginner! Directions arent very clear. Directions are in black and white no color pictures. You ... Read full review

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Page 6 - Lines Valley fold, fold In front. -. -. . - . . - . . -. - . . . . - Mountain fold, fold behind. ____________________ Crease line. X-ray or guide line. Arrows Fold In this direction. Fold behind. Unfold. Fold and unfold. Turn over. Sink or three dimensional folding. Place your finger between these layers. Rabbit Ear. To fold a rabbit ear, one corner is folded In half and laid down to a side.
Page 7 - A three-dimensional intermediate step. Inside Reverse Fold. In an inside reverse fold, some paper is folded between layers. Here are two examples. 1 2 Reverse-fold. Reverse-fold. Outside Reverse Fold. Much of the paper must be unfolded to make an outside reverse fold. Crimp Fold. A crimp fold is a combination of two reverse folds. Sink Fold. 1 Outside-reverse-fold.
Page 8 - Crimp-fold. In a sink fold, some of the paper without edges is folded inside. To do this fold, much of the model must be unfolded. 2 Sink. Spread Squash Fold. A cross between a squash fold and
Page 8 - Reverse-fold. Reverse-fold. Outside Reverse Fold. Much of the paper must be unfolded to make an outside reverse fold. Crimp Fold. A crimp fold is a combination of two reverse folds. Sink Fold. 1 Outside-reverse-fold.
Page 7 - 2 A three-dimensional Intermediate step. 1 In a petal fold, one point is folded up while two opposite
Page 8 - sink fold; some paper In the center is spread apart and then made flat. Spread-squash-fold.
Page 7 - Rabbit Ear. To fold a rabbit ear, one corner is folded In half and laid down to a side. Fold a rabbit ear. A three-dimensional intermediate step. Double Rabbit Ear. If you were to bend a straw you would be folding the double rabbit ear. Squash Fold. (Straw) 1 Make a double rabbit ear. In a squash fold. some paper is opened and then made flat. The shaded arrow shows where to place your finger. Petal Fold. 1
Page 8 - 2 Sink. Spread Squash Fold. A cross between a squash fold and

About the author (1996)

Internationally renowned author John Montroll has significantly increased the origami repertoire with his original designs. Best known as the inspiration behind the single-square, no-cuts, no-glue approach, the American origami master presents meticulously developed folding sequences that result in better models with fewer steps.

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