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Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit

20 Classic Origami Models: Kit with 96-page Origami Book, 72 High-Quality Origami Papers and Instructional DVD: Great for Kids and Adults!

Foreword by Sam Ita
Photographs by Araldo De Luca
Format: Mixed media product
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Boston, United States
Published: 27th Oct 2015
Dimensions: w 219mm h 245mm d 36mm
Weight: 435g
ISBN-10: 0804845433
ISBN-13: 9780804845434
Barcode No: 9780804845434
Synopsis
Make traditional, simple and fun papercraft models with this easy origami book and paper kit. The ancient art of origami originated in Japan, where it is steeped in traditional values. The 20 models presented in this kit include many with strong symbolic meanings, such as the carp, the frog and the crane, which symbolize longevity, good luck and perseverance. Also included in this kit are paper models which have practical uses, such as a bag in which to store spices or powdered medications, the masu box for containing small gifts, and uniquely shaped notes with elaborate closures. 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. This origami kit contains: A full color, 96-page book Step-by-step folding instructions 20 classic origami projects 72 sheets of 6'' x 6'' folding papers Double-sided color 20 beautiful patterns Instructional DVD with 100 minutes of video tutorials Videos are also streamable or downloadable online 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. Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit 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.

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"Japanese Origami for Beginners comes with everything you need to venture into the world of paper folding...Each project includes step-by-step illustrated instructions that you can follow. The instruction book starts you off with easier projects. As you learn different folds, you progress to more challenging projects. They're fun and the end result is beautiful works of art." -Pausitive Living blog "I would highly recommend giving this kit as a gift to someone crafty that is interested in learning beginning origami. The box has a beautiful design and gives the kit an upscale look. The cost of the kit is very reasonable and contains everything needed to get started." -About.com "Beginners simply cannot go wrong! Boxed kit includes a 96-page booklet and DVD instructions for 20 classic origami models plus 72 sheets of colorful folding paper, both patterned and solid 6" x 6". Choose from diagrams with text and/or a professionally made DVD to lead you clearly through the folding sequences of each origami model. The DVD menu lets you skip easily from project to project. Crease patterns, the lines left on a piece of paper when you unfold an origami model also serve as a guide to how each model is made. A variety of engaging folds rich in symbolic meaning." -Handmade by Deb blog