160 pages | PDF | 60 MB
Create a swarm of cleverly designed paper insects. Noted origamist presents step-by-step instructions and diagrams for 20 challenging projects: treehopper, spotted ladybug, orb weaver, tarantula, tick, butterfly, grasshopper, dragonfly, praying mantis,scorpion and more. Helpful sections on symbols and terms and general folding directions. Intermediate to advanced level.
2004 | 144 Pages | ISBN: 1581805179 | PDF | 91.6 MB
In this guide, author Nick Robinson focuses on mastery of the intricate technique of origami, easily showing readers how designs are created, the creative process involved, and how existing works can be adapted into new designs.
Readers will learn the spectrum of skills needed for the art form, from choosing the right paper to building 12-fold designs or 24-fold models. With step-by-step instructions, along with a helpful flip-out back flap that provides a key to symbols used in the book, The Origami Bible is packed with projects, including CD cases and hats, elephants and tadpoles. It is the essential resource for all origami enthusiasts, whether complete beginners or intermediate and advanced artists.
2004 | 160 Pages | ISBN: 0762418958 | PDF | 7 MB
The infinite possibilities of paper folding inspired origami, a simple, traditional craft that appeals to both children and adults. This comprehensive guide to the materials, tools, techniques, symbols and skills behind the Japanese art of folding paper into wondrous shapes is illustrated with refreshingly simple step-by-step diagrams. Crafters of all ages can quickly learn to create the basic folds, from the beginner's box glider and fish to such advanced projects as Green Man and murex shell. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORIGAMI also takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the finest origami models being made around the world today
1991 | 192 Pages | ISBN: 0486267652 | PDF | 25.9 MB
Illustrated instruction book features 38 unusual subjects, from simple to complex, each graded for difficulty. Sailfish, tadpole, killer whale, bay barnacle, dolphin, horseshoe crab, barracuda, blue crab, American lobster and many more. Step-by-step instructions, notes on animals, technique of wet folding, much more. Over 2400 black-and-white illustrations.
1998 | ISBN: 0486402851 | 80 pages | PDF | 54,6 MB
This captivating guidebook combines two enchanting traditions�the Japanese art of ikebana, or flower arrangement, and origami, the ancient Japanese practice of paperfolding. Easy-to-follow instructions and an abundance of illustrations enable beginning and expert paperfolders to not only create their own lovely floral displays but also to make stems, leaves and vases for such enchanting blossoms as a six-petaled lily, daffodil, narcissus, wheat stalk, a 16-petaled chrysanthemum, an iris, and an accordion-pleated leaf.
1980 | 128 Pages | ISBN: 0486237990 | PDF | 55.5 MB
Twenty-five original paper animal creations offer strong challenges to origamists seeking advanced projects. Well-known origamist Montroll shows how to fold fish, ostrich, peacock, squirrel, rhinoceros, Pegasus, and 19 other intricate subjects. Complete instructions. Diagrams.
2006 | 96 Pages | ISBN: 1402740638 | PDF | 18.6 MB
The fantastic creatures in this beautiful and colorful collection may exist only in storybooks�but with some paper, simple origami folds, and Duy Nguyen's incredibly detailed illustrations as a guide, they can spring to life right in your hands. Some come from Greek mythology: the mysterious Sphinx; Cerberus, the fierce dog that guards the underworld; and Medusa, with her snaky locks and deadly glance. Others, including Shiva Nataraja, have their origins in Indian legend. Magical fairy tale characters, such as a mermaid, unicorn, and dragon, populate the pages, too. All the basic folds and symbols needed for the origami figures appear right up front, fully diagrammed and easy to follow.
2005 | ISBN: 1402719337 | 96 pages | PDF | 8,3 MB
There's no end to Duy Nguyen's ingenuity, and that's why origami enthusiasts--and those who love trains, planes, and automobiles--will welcome this new all-color collection. It features 17 cleverly constructed vehicles--enough modes of transportation to go around the world and back...and to provide hours of fun. Want a Minivan or SUV? Perhaps a high-flying B-2 Bomber? Even a Spanish Galleon? With all the basic folds and forms simply explained, it's easy to make all these, plus a NASA Space Shuttle, Apache Helicopter, Side-Panel Flatbed Truck, and a Snowmobile complete with its own trailer.
2007 | ISBN: 140274014X | 96 pages | PDF | 12,7 MB
Count Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster, Wolfman: a monstrously fun collection of spine-tingling creepy creatures! Created by origami master Duy Nguyen, author of nearly 20 books on the subject, they're sure to please young fans of horror movies, novels, and comics. Nguyen carefully explains and illustrates every fold, from the valley to the mountain; offers advice on which paper to use and how to get the best results; and provides suggestions for adding personal creative touches, such as color and detail. The menagerie of menacing monsters includes a demon, alien, werewolf, vampire bat, the ever-popular Godzilla, and King Ghidora - a really cool three-headed, long-necked flying lizard!
2003 | ISBN: 1402707770 | 96 pages | PDF | 18,5 MB
With the fundamental techniques so beautifully illustrated in these pages, you'll be able to create a menagerie of animals normally found deep in the African jungle. Easy-to-follow diagrams help you quickly learn the basic origami folds, including the kite, valley, mountain, inside and outside reverse, and pleat. So before long, a parade of hyenas, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, gorillas, lions, zebras, gazelles, and elephants will emerge from the paper. For a little extra fun, choose papers in animal prints and muted colors to capture the feel of the creatures, or use unusual colors and patterns for whimsical effects. All it takes is some paper, a bit of glue, a pair of scissors, your powers of concentration and this handy guide, to transport you deep into a magical origami jungle.
2006 | ISBN: 1402719329 | 96 pages | PDF | 3,3 MB
From cardinals to cockatoos, falcons to flying ducks, parakeets to penguins, these colorful paper projects are for those who appreciate our feathered friends. Duy Nguyen, the popular author of more than a dozen origami books, presents 19 varied species, along with all the folds and symbols any crafter needs to create nests full of winged creatures. The detailed diagrams, easy to follow and spaciously organized on the page, explain every step. Each one is an elegant delight: the delicate hummingbird; a tricolored heron with a long, pointy beak; and even a turkey you Od be proud to show off on Thanksgiving.
2001 | ISBN: 1552096262 | 64 pages | PDF | 37,7 MB
Origami is an ancient art, yet modern paper folders can still invent fascinating new folds. Origami Paper Airplanes is filled with new and outstanding folds that will delight, amuse, and inspire paper folders of all ages. They offer a wide variety of designs that are rated according to skill level. Everyone, from beginners to experienced folders, will find something here to delight the hand and eye.
2005 | ISBN: 1402727909 | 96 pages | PDF | 18,4 MB
Get ready to dive beneath the blue paper waves with origami master Duy Nguyen. With his simplified techniques, and the many detailed drawings that carefully show each fold and cut, kids will soon find themselves crafting a wide variety of colorful, marvelous sea creatures. There's no need even to use traditional, specialized origami paper: regular computer or colored crafting paper will do, or even giftwrap. The fantastic creatures range from a Humpback Whale to an Angelfish--and for extra effect, you can arrange them in an aquarium for an undersea scene.
2005 | ISBN: 1402726309 | 80 pages | PDF | 4,2 MB
Why spend your bucks buying origami paper--when the money itself can be the paper? It adds a unique twist to traditional origami projects, plus you don't have to look any further than your wallet to find crafting materials. The clever projects, which range from a Jedi to a horseshoe crab, an American Eagle to an Oriental dragon, are absolutely fantastic. Some use a single dollar, while others need two or three bills and demand a little more skill - but with practice, patience, and Duy Nguyen's detailed illustrations of every fold, you will undoubtedly master all the techniques. For a little extra fun, amazing facts about U.S. currency appear throughout... such as how many times you can fold a dollar bill before it will tear - but don't worry, these projects will keep your money intact.
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0870409603 | 128 pages | PDF | 35,9 MB
The collection by bestselling origami author Takahama features over 100 designs for beginner, intermediate, and advanced folders. Each of these beautiful creations is illustrated in full color with step-by-step instructions. Projects include a samurai helmet, piano, butterfly, and pelican.