Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio

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Tuttle Pub., Dec 2, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Origami Art is a unique new collection of origami projects featuring folding instructions for 15 complex origami models. Intricate, compelling and often lifelike, LaFosse's origami projects amaze and astound. Included here are such wonders as the American Alligator, Pond Turtles, Monk Seal, Malaysian Birdwing Butterfly and the Munich Orchid, among others.

Also featured are articles on paper selection and preparation for each project; advanced techniques, such as "wetfolding" and compound origami plant design and construction. LaFosse embraces every aspect of this fascinating art form in his newest book and presents it brilliantly for advanced paper folders and the artist in us all.

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Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist for decades, and is internationally regarded as a leading authority and master of the art. The author of many books, kits and videos relating to paperfolding and hand papermaking, LaFosse produces fine paper art and commercial designs for a variety of international clients. His work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world, and is currently on display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, a teaching center, gallery and design studio in Massachusetts, with Michael G. LaFosse in 1996.

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