Japanese Origami For Beginners Kit: 20 Classic Origami Models: Kit With 96-page Origami Book, 72 High-quality Origami Papers And Instru by Vanda BattagliaJapanese Origami For Beginners Kit: 20 Classic Origami Models: Kit With 96-page Origami Book, 72 High-quality Origami Papers And Instru by Vanda Battaglia

Japanese Origami For Beginners Kit: 20 Classic Origami Models: Kit With 96-page Origami Book, 72…

byVanda Battaglia, Francesco DecioForeword bySam Ita

Hardcover | October 27, 2015

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Make traditional, simple and fun papercraft models with this easy origami book and paper kit.The ancient art of origami originated in Japan, where it is steeped in traditional values. The 20 models presented in this kit include many with strong symbolic meanings, such as the carp, the frog and the crane, which symbolize longevity, good luck and perseverance.Also included in this kit are paper models which have practical uses, such as a bag in which to store spices or powdered medications, the masu box for containing small gifts, and uniquely shaped notes with elaborate closures. The more playful side of origami is represented as well: the stylized sumo wrestler with realistic moves has entertained Japanese children for centuries, and the paper Samurai hat is a favorite of kids.This origami kit contains: - A full color, 96-page book - Step-by-step folding instructions - 20 classic origami projects - 72 sheets of 6' x 6' folding papers - Double-sided color - 20 beautiful patterns - Instructional DVD with 100 minutes of video tutorials - Videos are also streamable or downloadable online Origami is an ideal activity for children since paper folding develops dexterity and creativity. Origami is also a craft based on a few fundamental 3D folding techniques. Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit is a useful starting point for fans of all ages and abilities. Although this book is aimed at origami beginners, it contains projects suitable for origami fans of all ages and abilities and is the perfect book for all those who enjoy making things with their hands.
Vanda Battaglia, born in Bergamo, Italy in 1958, has been an associate of the Centro Diffusione Origami (CDO) organization since 1999, and a member of the board since 2009. She is also involved with Bergamorigami," a group that promotes local origami exhibitions. She specializes in miniatures and jewelry, and her creations have been in...
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Title:Japanese Origami For Beginners Kit: 20 Classic Origami Models: Kit With 96-page Origami Book, 72…Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.5 × 8.5 × 1.56 inShipping dimensions:9.5 × 8.5 × 1.56 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804845433

ISBN - 13:9780804845434

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Beginners simply cannot go wrong! Boxed kit includes a 96-page booklet and DVD instructions for 20 classic origami models plus 72 sheets of colorful folding paper, both patterned and solid 6" x 6". Choose from diagrams with text and/or a professionally made DVD to lead you clearly through the folding sequences of each origami model. The DVD menu lets you skip easily from project to project. Crease patterns, the lines left on a piece of paper when you unfold an origami model also serve as aguide to how each model is made. A variety of engaging folds rich in symbolic meaning." - Handmade by Deb blog"I would highly recommend giving this kit as a gift to someone crafty that is interested in learning beginning origami. The box has a beautiful design and gives the kit an upscale look. The cost of the kit is very reasonable and contains everything needed to get started." - About.com "