Get Started with Origami: Teach Yourself

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Hodder & Stoughton, Aug 27, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages
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Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.


Robert Harbin's pioneering book provides a comprehensive introduction to this simple and inexpensive, yet creative and absorbing art form. It includes a complete history of origami (or the art of paperfolding), from its origins in the twelfth century. It provides information on the essentials of origami, followed by over 400 diagrams with clear and easy-to-follow instructions that show how to create a range of models.




The book's aim is to provide a new dimension in enjoyment, infinite and unrivalled in its capacity to make you relax and forget everything else.




Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.


Robert Harbin's pioneering book provides a comprehensive introduction to this simple and inexpensive, yet creative and absorbing art form. It includes a complete history of origami (or the art of paperfolding), from its origins in the twelfth century. It provides information on the essentials of origami, followed by over 400 diagrams with clear and easy-to-follow instructions that show how to create a range of models.




The book's aim is to provide a new dimension in enjoyment, infinite and unrivalled in its capacity to make you relax and forget everything else.




This new edition has been revised by David Brill, of the British Origami Society, and includes new diagrams for the reader to follow to make new models.

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Robert Harbin was a prominent stage magician and popularized origami through books and television programs .

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