Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials: Origami Book With 25 Fun Projects And Instruc by Michael G. LaFosse

Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials: Origami Book With 25 Fun Projects And Instruc

byMichael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander

Book & Toy | April 16, 2019

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Make fun and functional origami out of your spare paper with this easy origami book. Don''t dump your wastepaper into the garbage-it''s time to fold! World-renowned origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with Trash Origami . This origami book presents unique and fun projects from their Origamido Studio and from some of the world''s best paper designers, including Nick Robinson, Herman Van Goubergen, and Rona Gurkewitz. The origami models are presented for the reader who may have little or no previous folding experience, making it a great origami-for-kids book and an effective way to learn origami. However, experienced paper folders will also be intrigued by the novel nature of the folds and the unusual materials involved. The origami designs are made from old calendar pages, candy wrappers, envelopes, newspaper, postcards, paper grocery bags and more. The accompanying DVD video tutorial will make the folding process clearer and aid folders of all skill levels. Also provided is a guide to everyday materials that have the most folding potential leaving readers inspired to design and display their very own trash" origami. This origami book includes: - Full-color, 95-page instructional book - 25 unique origami projects - Projects from top paper folding designers - Clear, step-by-step directions - Paper folding techniques and tips - Accompanying instructional DVD - All videos are also streamable or downloadable online Origami projects include: - Photo Cubes - Candy Wrapper Butterflies - Interlocking Flower Petals - Custom-Bound Books - And many more! Get ready to look at the contents of your wastebaskets and recycling bins with a different sensibility. You''ll never need to buy expensive origami paper again!"
Michael G. LaFosse decided he would be an origami artist in 1971, after reading (and rereading) a Readers'' Digest article by Leland Stowe, about the amazing folded art of Japanese Master Akira Yoshizawa. An avid teacher, LaFosse co-founded the Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami, and ...
Title:Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials: Origami Book With 25 Fun Proje...Format:Book & ToyProduct dimensions:96 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.3 inPublished:April 16, 2019Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804851840

ISBN - 13:9780804851848

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Editorial Reviews

If you are looking for something artsy to do with recycled materials, check out Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials ."- Growing Book by Book blog "In a fun twist on an ancient art, the authors present a selection of paper-folding projects that use old envelopes, potato chip bags, and even magazine subscription cards instead of the usual origami paper. The "curler unit ball" project is a standout; it is a truly gorgeous, complex creation."- Publishers Weekly "In this colorfully illustrated book using heavyweight glossy sheets, 25 different origami productions are clearly explained, diagrammed, and photographed. While the patterns presented are cleverly attractive, the novelty exploited in this volume is the use of recyclable raw materials in place of the traditional origami paper."- Sacramento Book Review "Save the Earth while maintaining your creativity. We all know how much garbage we throw out every day, whether we actually throw it in the trash or recycle it. Well, now you can keep that garbage and get crafty with it! Trash Origami is the coolest book I''ve seen lately. Don''t throw it out-fold it up!"-Christine Weiher, Editor, "A fun, instructive guide showing how to turn trash into origami."- Architectural Record "This book helps answer the question: what can I fold from this interesting scrap of paper?"- Gilad''s Origami Page "