Make traditional, simple, and fun papercraft models with this easy origami book
The ancient art of origami originated in Japan, where it is steeped in traditional values.
The 20 models presented in this book include many with strong symbolic meanings, such as the carp, the frog and the crane, which symbolize longevity, good luck and perseverance.
.The more playful side of origami is represented as well: the stylized sumo wrestler with realistic moves has entertained Japanese children for centuries, and the paper Samurai hat is a favorite of kids.
In addition, you'll discover:
- Classic and contemporary Models―Try your hand at recognizable models, like Crane and Sailboat, as well as original designs, like Ninja Star and Samurai Helmets.
- Tips and techniques―Pay attention to tips that help you select the right paper, work through tough steps, and add your own creative twist.
- Symbol glossary―Find a comprehensive guide to standard origami symbols, as well as helpful info on how to read origami diagrams.
And much, much more
Origami is an ideal activity for children since paper folding develops dexterity and creativity.
Origami is also a craft based on a few fundamental 3D folding techniques.
This book is a useful starting point for fans of all ages and abilities. Although this book is aimed at origami beginners, it contains projects suitable for origami fans of all ages and abilities and is the perfect book for all those who enjoy making things with their hands