Origami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures: Includes Origami Book With 14 Beautiful Projects, 48 Origami by Benjamin John ColemanOrigami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures: Includes Origami Book With 14 Beautiful Projects, 48 Origami by Benjamin John Coleman

Origami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures: Includes Origami Book With 14 Beautiful…

byBenjamin John Coleman

Hardcover | September 20, 2013

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Make beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning origami bonsai sculptures with this easy origami kit. Origami Bonsai Kit makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches.In addition to showing origami techniques and designs, Origami Bonsai Kit also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones-and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture.This easy origami kit contains: - Full-color 64-page instruction book - Step-by-step instructions - Introduction to paper folding techniques - 8 different mix-and-match flower forms - 4 different types of leaves - Enough Origami paper to fold 400 flowers and leaves - A 3 hour DVD video tutorial to compliment the lessons in the book - All videos are also streamable or downloadable onlineFolding 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 much more?
Benjamin John Coleman has been hooked on origami since his father brought home an origami book in 1974. His hobby kicked into high gear in 2006, when he left his teaching career and made the creation of origami bonsai his new way of life. He is the author of several books, including Origami Bonsai and Advanced Origami Bonsai.
Title:Origami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures: Includes Origami Book With 14 Beautiful…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.25 × 8.25 × 1.48 inPublished:September 20, 2013Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:4805312416

ISBN - 13:9784805312414

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Editorial Reviews

I love to be able to recommend the best for my readers, and Benjamin's unique talent of merging two Japanese art forms- origami and bonsai, creates an exciting new form of paper art! This unique book "kit" will teach you the art step-by-step with simple illustrated tutorials, and even a DVD to help you along! You can create beautiful delicate paper flowers and leaves and essentially create your own unique paper bonsai!" - Suzy's Artsy-Craftsy Sitcom blog "I've purchased a few origami flower kits in the past, and the paper with this kit is by far the best suited for creating lifelike flowers." - About.com Origami " Origami Bonsai is lovely, as are all of Ben's books, instructional DVDs, and paper creations." -Ann Martin, author of All Things Paper "I can't wait to make more of these origami bonsai sculptures as centerpieces for our Thanksgiving dinner and for holiday decorations. Perhaps I could also give them out as holiday gifts. I think this kit itself makes a great holiday gift to people who love craft projects as well!" - Yuki's Origami Blog "With the holidays approaching, folding an origami bonsai would be more thoughtful than spending hours at the mall or online. Highly recommend!" -Cindy Ng, Origami Blog "This origami kit from Tuttle Publishing contains several tools to teach you how to make unbelievable floral designs and sculptures." -Dana Byerwalter, All Free Paper Crafts blog"Always wanted to make a bonsai, finally could make [it] when I happen to lay my hands on wonderful Origami Bonsai Kit by Tuttle Publishing, which contains detailed simple instructions [and] clear photo diagrams, a DVD with awesome video instructions for each model by the creator himself and also the paper required. The kit is just awesome." - Origami Love blog"? the greatest savings of time and energy for the beginning origamist is provided by the vari-colored folding papers contained in the kit, along with Mr. Coleman's effective instructions in folding. His 'glow-fold' technique simplifies the learning process for the beginner, reducing trial and error." - Examiner.com "