What could be more beautiful than a colorful bouquet of artfully folded paper flowers? From the world-renowned studio of Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander, these new origami flower designs are as enchantingly complex as real blossoms. The best part is--they won't wilt after a week on your table! LaFosse and Alexander together founded Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio specializing in exquisite handmade origami paper. This new collection of paper folding projects includes many innovative flower models.
About the Author
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist and teacher for decades, and co-curated the Origami Now! exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The recent award-winning film "Between the Folds" by Vanessa Gould features LaFosse and his work prominently. Richard L. Alexander holds a degree from Cornell University in biology; he also studied landscape architecture and design. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and over 70 books, kits, and videos about paper making and paper folding arts.
"This kit has paper, a dvd and a book full of traditional style flowers. The paper is a standard kami paper, brightly colored on one side, smooth, thin, and easy to fold. The book diagrams are in standard origami notation, but have instructions in English under each step to clarify the steps. The dvd is very well done, with the focus on the folding and brightly lit. [...] Just delightful. Each step was explained, and using it in conjunction with the book, it all made sense. It was like having a private class in how to fold that rose. I tried a few other models using the book and dvd together and it helped out considerably for fitting in the last piece of a modular flower. The lily model, as shown on the DVD actually showed me a faster way to fold it than I've been doing for the last several years. If you're more than a casual folder- this kit may be too basic for you but I'd strongly recommend it to beginning folders. The video instructions are well explained, and in conjunction with the book will teach you how to do origami. The models are well chosen too. The flowers can be use as ornaments or gifts." --"Don't Eat The Paste"
Format: Activity Kit
Number Of Pages: 0
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 21.0 x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.36