Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects, thematically linked to gardens, that are pleasing to fold and make.
Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects that are pleasing to fold and make. As digital downtime becomes a constant quest in our fast-paced lives, the idea of contemplative, sloothing arts and crafts is undergoing a serious revival. Garden divides into sections on Flowers and Plants (easy roses, cactus and pod, lilies and water lilies and many other flowers and foliage), Fruit and Vegetables (mushrooms, strawberries, pineapple, pears and palm leaves, pine tree and pine cone, chilli pepper) and Garden Life (birds, butterfly and frog).
About the Author
MARK BOLITHO is a longstanding member of the British Origami Society. He devotes his time to origami, from creating and authoring books and kits to undertaking commissions for large-scale exhibitions. He works on personal projects as well as numerous bespoke one-offs; this includes advertising and design projects for Canon, BBC TV, Sony and the Telegraph Newspaper Group. Much of his work centres on the London design community, but he has also worked on projects around the world. He is the author of several books and kits about origami including The Origami Home, Start Origami, Origami London and Creaselightning.
"Splendid, fun, imaginative 3-D designs" -- Susan Janes * The PaperCraft Post blog *
"The Origami Garden is designed to transport you to a botanical paradise" * PaperCrafter *
"Whether you're an origami beginner or looking for a more complex challenge, [this book] will exercise and de-clutter your mind, as well as creating beautiful papercrafts!" * Craft Focus magazine *