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Origami sourcebook : beautiful projects and mythical characters : step by step
Ansill, Jay.
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Publication Information:
Gloucester, MA : Quarry Books, [2004?]
Physical Description:
176 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
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TT870 .A495 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Origami isn't just a paper craft, it is a way to decorate the home. This book brings to life the popular Japanese art of origami as home decor. Readers will learn how to create an extraordinary range of useful and beautiful projects including an elegant paper flower arrangements to one-of-a-kind greeting cards and envelopes.Striking photographs and precise illustrations, and easy-to-follow instructions, lure the readers into the pages and entice them with projects they can create with a minimum of time and effort.

Author Notes

Jay Ansill has spent his lifetime practicing origami and creating new design.

Table of Contents

The Basicsp. 6
Part 1 The Projects, Home Decorp. 16
Napkin Cuffsp. 17
Classic Napkin Foldsp. 21
Bird of Paradisep. 23
Pajaritap. 25
Ingenious Letter Foldp. 28
Starp. 31
Cranep. 35
Fancy Dishp. 37
Lotus Boxp. 40
Picture Framep. 46
Renaissance Shopping Bagp. 49
Perching Birdsp. 52
Tropical Flowersp. 58
Chalicep. 63
Heart Gift Boxp. 67
Bowlp. 72
Three-D Greeting Cardsp. 75
Modular Foldsp. 79
Star Systemp. 87
Part 2 The Projects, Mythical Creaturesp. 92
Ouroborosp. 94
Paper Batp. 97
Wizard and Witchp. 105
Winged Dragonp. 111
Gargoylep. 114
Daedalusp. 119
Pegasusp. 124
Flapping Dragonp. 130
Woodland Elfp. 134
Centaurp. 139
Rearing Dragonp. 144
Shivap. 150
Unicornp. 156
Long-tailed Dragonp. 161
Cerberusp. 168
Creditsp. 174
About the Authorp. 176