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Origami Art

Origami Art: 15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio

by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander
Hardcover (8.5x11 inches, 144 pages)
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9784805309988

Origami Art is a unique collection of origami projects featuring folding instructions for 15 complex origami models. Intricate, compelling and often lifelike, LaFosse's origami projects amaze and astound. Included here are such wonders as the American Alligator, Pond Turtles, Monk Seal, Malaysian Birdwing Butterfly and the Munich Orchid, among others.

Also featured are articles on paper selection and preparation for each project; advanced techniques, such as "wetfolding" and compound origami plant design and construction. LaFosse embraces every aspect of this fascinating art form in his newest book and presents it brilliantly for advanced paper folders and the artist in us all.

The book contains instructions for folding:

American Lobster
American Lobster
Monk Seal for Linda
Monk Seal for Linda
Grackle
Grackle
West Indian Manatee
Manatees
Cormorant
Cormorant
Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
Penguin
Penguin
Banana Slug
Banana Slug
Birdwing Butterfly
Birdwing Butterfly
Modular Flower and Leaf
Modular Flower and Leaf
Pond Turtle
Pond Turtle
Mudarri Luna Moth
Mudarri Luna Moth
Munich Orchid and Leaf
Munich Orchid and Leaf
F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet
F-14 Tomcat Fighter Jet
American Alligator
American Alligator