Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures From Paper [Origami Book & Instructional DVD]

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Benjamin John Coleman, Apr 10, 2010 - Art - 112 pages
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Make beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful origami book.

By merging two iconic Japanese art forms—origami and bonsai—Benjamin Coleman sparked an exciting evolution in paper folding, and made a name for himself in both the origami world and on the Etsy landscape. Now, Origami Bonsai makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create Coleman's unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches.

In addition to sharing his revolutionary paper crafting techniques, Coleman also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones—and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture. To help in the creation process the book contains detailed instructions and numerous photographs of both works in process and completed origami bonsai pieces that are sure to have you crating your own decorative origami art in no time.

This easy origami book contains:
  • Beautiful, multi-color photos and drawings
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Explanations of dozens of folding techniques
  • A 3 hour instructional DVD
Folding paper flowers is a great way for beginners to learn origami while still making an impressive finished bonsai sculpture. Even experienced folders will find new and original designs to add to their origami repertoires!

Origami flower projects include:
  • The Ficus Leaf
  • The Berlin Poplar Leaf
  • The Black Eyed Susan
  • The Foxglove
  • The Buttercup
  • And many more…

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User Review  - lalyh - Overstock.com

I like a lot this book beautifull photos clear explanations easy to learn high quality book. I am sorry but my english is bad anyway i happy for my purchase. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Benjamin John Coleman left his teaching career in 1996 and made the creation of origami bonsai a new way of life. Benjamin's revolutionary approach to the art inspires his continued creation of origami bonsai botanical sculptures. Benjamin lives in Pawtucket, RI.

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