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Mini Geometric Origami Kit

Geometric Origami Mini Kit

by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander
Softcover, DVD and origami paper
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9784805312810

This compact origami kit contains everything you need to create beautiful, geometric origami sculptures.

Art and math intertwine in exciting and complex new ways in Geometric Origami Kit. World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander bring you this paper craft kit where folding a piece of paper can create a new and wondrous origami object. In Geometric Origami, the first folds are easily created, but once the basic building blocks are ready, the intricate combining of these pieces form new geometric origami sculptures that interlock into interchangeable origami puzzles. Ideal for demonstrating the sophistication and wonder of geometry, they can also be great conversation starting decorations for the home or office. This kit and DVD provide the beginning folder with a series of fun, modular origami projects that represent a wide variety of subjects and techniques.

This origami kit includes:

At a glance, Geometric Origami may seem too difficult to attempt, but once the methods are broken down and explained they are quite simple and can be completed by children and or beginning origami students. The intricate, multi-paper origami sculptures will put your paper folding skills on a whole new level and are excellent for use in the classroom, for art, math or geometry investigations.

The book and accompanying DVD contain instructions for folding:

Harlequin Cube

adapted by Michael G. LaFosse from a design by Mitsunobu Sonobe

Harlequin Cube

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Chevron Pinwheel

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Dazzle Star

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Hedgehog Dado

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Stellated Octahedron

Richard L. Alexander's adaptation of Michael G. LaFosse's Stellated Octahedron

Semi-dimpled Stellated Octahedron