Independent Lens: Between the Folds
Note fromWill: I have watched this twice now and it is beautiful. If you love origami I highly recommend it. They have it on Netflix and amazon.com
Description: A fascinating documentary about the science and art of origami, BETWEEN THE FOLDS profiles brilliant artists, mathematicians and scientists who are reinventing the ancient Japanese tradition of paper folding. With just one piece of paper, and without the use of glue, tape or staples, these offbeat and provocative minds are creating unimaginably beautiful works of art and thought-provoking mathematical models.
Absolute Beginner's Origami
By following the foolproof methods set out in this instructional, even those who have never tried this intriguing craft before will soon find themselves able to turn out sophisticated origami pieces. Includes 200 color illustrations, ten sheets of origami paper and ten sheets of practice paper.
Origami Zoo: An Amazing Collection of Folded Paper Animals - In Origami Zoo, two of the world's finest paper folders present an exciting collection of original origami animals. Their creatures, ranging from the exotic to the familiar, the elegant to the whimsical, will both inspire the beginner and challenge the most accomplished folder.
Choose among the dolphin, penguin, swan, owl, goose, kangaroo, praying mantis, or even the mythical Pegasus or extinct wooly mammoth. Each of these thirty-seven new projects is true origami-folded from a single piece of paper with no cutting or gluing-and is complete with clear step-by-step diagrams, instructions, and a photograph of the finished model.
The Complete Book of Origami: Step-by Step Instructions in Over 1000 Diagrams - Create timeless figures with clear, step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams. Simple to advanced objects: cube, parrot, rabbit, seagull, cuckoo clock, rocket, mouse, elephant, violinist, Viking ship, more.
The Joy of Origami The origami book, reinvented. From Margaret van Sicklen, author of the Origami Page-A-Day® Calendar and a tireless proselytizer for her craft, The Joy of Origami brings a delightfully fresh twist to the ancient art of paper folding. Traditional in spirit-she reaches back to origami's original aim, as a way to share unique gifts with friends and family-yet contemporary in look and feel, with 100 sheets of paper featuring bold, often whimsical patterns specially designed to complement the models, it's a jazzy, essential book for every origami hobbyist, whether an old hand at folding or new to the craft.
The 57 models range in difficulty from a simple Elephant in Pajamas to a more challenging Tyrannosaurus Rex. There are models for special occasions (Stars and Stripes Pinwheel), action models (the Foxy Puppet), models for kids (One-Trick Pony) and models for friends (the Kissing Cranes). The Everyday Paper section includes models using found paper: four cool ways to fold a dollar bill, an awesome newspaper baseball mitt, and fun ways to turn unwanted business cards into origami creatures.
Fabulous Origami Boxes - Imagine a box made of paper! Boxes are one of the most popular formats of the age-old papercraft of origami. This delightful book is entirely devoted to the creation of origami boxes-plain or fancy, playful or practical, and elaborate boxes topped with cranes, butterflies, lilies, stars, and more.
FABULOUS ORIGAMI BOXES includes designs for nesting boxes, simple triangle and square boxes and more complex hexagonal and octagonal boxes. Detailed illustrations provide step-by-step instructions on the correct way to crease and fold origami paper. Many of the designs are made of one sheet of paper, but some combine individual units with intriguing results.
Both practical and lovely, these boxes can be used for gift-giving, storing trinkets, or simply for display.
Origami Flowers: Popular Blossoms and Creative Bouquets
Origami Flowers is a truly original book that combines innovative paper crafting with the beauty of flowers. Both children and adults will enjoy this gorgeous new book full of dozens of easy-to-create flowers. Readers will learn how to turn ordinary square origami paper into dazzling azaleas, glorious roses, cheerful hyacinths, exquisite lilies and much more. Origami Flowers also explains how to make bouquets, fancy potted flowers and ikebana, as well as how to add stems and leaves to each creation to make them more realistic than ever.
There are plenty of papers available ranging from High quality rice papers with beautiful japanese style prints to bargain papers that are thin, easy to work with and priced for beginners.
Pattern of Japan "Kimono Pattern" Paper with Colored Figures Origami
Yuzen Chiyogami LARGE Set of 40 Sheets
These incredibly detailed and beautiful Origami papers are of the highest quality. The intricate designs are printed in a rainbow of bright colors and outlined in metallic gold and silver. The base paper is heavy duty professional grade rice paper. Each set includes 20 different patterned sheets and 20 contrasting solid color sheets. Each sheet is 5-7/8 inch square. This is a perfect packet for all decorative paper appications- scrapbooking book making collage decoupage Kirigami and Origami folding.
Origami Paper: 24 7 x 7 Sheets in 12 Colors - High-quality Japanese origami paper specially manufactured to resist tears and produce clean lines and crisp folds. Each sheet is colored one side only to make it easier to understand the various folds and a sturdy shrink-wrapped folder keeps papers neat and clean until ready for use.
40 Color Origami Paper - 120 Sheets
Metallic Foil Origami Paper: 18 5-7/8 x 5-7/8 Sheets in 9 Colors - Origami creations take on a shiny new look with these colorful metallic foil papers. In addition to silver and gold, the shimmering assortment of hues includes burnt orange and tangerine, sapphire blue, spring and forest green, magenta, and violet. In a shrink-wrapped folder.
Origami Paper Pattern 6 3/4 - Expanding our line of popular paper packs, we are introducing a new pack in the small paper size full of geometric patterns based on traditional Japanese designs. Perfect for any folder who wants to add a distinctive flair to their origami projects, the new paper pack will have the same affordable LISTPRICE as our original Folding Paper for Origami.
The packaging for the new paper pack has been completely redesigned, with a colorful printed cardstock cover, and an 8-page insert with folding instructions so that folders can get started right away.
Origami Fun Kit for Beginners (Dover Fun Kit) - This affordable kit has everything beginners need to master the age-old art of paperfolding, including three books by origami expert John Montroll. Birds in Origami shows how to create a swan, flamingo, duck, stork, and goose. Favorite Animals in Origami offers basic folds for a cat, elephant, seal, and other creatures; and Easy Origami features subjects ranging from an ultra-simple hat to a rabbit. The kit also contains sheets of primary colored, multicolored, and metallic paper. * 3 great starter books * 55 fun-to-do projects * Over 1,000 easy-to-follow illustrations * 96 sheets of authentic origami paper
Origami Kit For Dummies - Master the ancient art of origami with this straight forward guide that makes paper folding fun. Inside you'll find step-by-step instructions to help you transform ordinary paper into a wide range of models - from the quic k and easy to the fingertwistingly challenging; firm favourites to contemporary works of art. And with 25 sheets of paper in five fun colours to get you started, Origami Kit For Dummies will keep you entertained for hours.
Japanese Origami Folding Paper Case Box #4006
I love this! Just make sure it is big enough for the paper you use.
Fiskars Traditional Bone Folder
A bone folder is a wonderful tool for origami. It helps you make clean and crisp folds. I have this exact bone folder and I love it. Use it every time I do origami.
Japanese Art Paper Diorama Kit: Great Wave
An ancient paper craft is revived and updated with these kits. Tatebanko is the Japanese art of creating beautiful scenic perspectives in the form of paper dioramas. This art form, popular and widely admired from the 17th century (Edo period) to the early 20th century, nearly disappeared. The kits pay homage to famed Edo artist, Hokusai, renowned painter. Hokusai's famous work The Great Wave off Kanagawa from the series "36 Scenes of Mt. Fuji" is reproduced in this diorama.
A clever secret included and interesting details make assembly fun. Beautiful parts printed with elegant metallic accents on sheets. Full instructions. Assembled 7.5w x 3.5d x 5h.
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