LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry

Easy-to-Make Paper Pendants, Bracelets, Necklaces and Earrings: Origami Book with Instructional DVD: Great for Kids and Adults!

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 180

You'll be delighted at how quick, fun and inexpensive it is to make beautiful folded paper jewelry! Who knew that papercraft could be used to create such gorgeously wearable jewelry pieces? Learn to make lovely pendants, medallions, charms, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings in minutes by following the detailed instructions in this easy origami book from renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander — authors of the bestselling Money Origami Kit and LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Butterflies Kit. The instructions and diagrams in this beginner origami book are easy to follow, and the 2 hours of step-by-step video instructions available on the free DVD, as a download or streamable online show you how to quickly fold and assemble the paper pieces into exquisite jewelry. The papers and other materials needed are inexpensive and available in every craft store. Mix and match the modular paper components into sophisticated ensembles, to create designs to match your hair, skin tone and wardrobe. You can coat all the pieces in this origami book with a simple starch-based paste, which provides remarkable strength and allows you to wear the jewelry for many years. LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry shows you how to make origami fashion jewelry that your friends will admire for its elegance, simplicity, and ingenuity.

LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Flowers Kit

Lifelike Paper Flowers to Brighten Up Your Life: Origami Book,with 20 Projects Downloadable Video: Great for Kids & Adults!

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 442

Make beautiful and decorative paper flowers with this easy origami kit. World renowned origami authors and artists Michael G. Lafosse and Richard L. Alexander present this new take on the origami art of flower folding. The flower projects range from simple to challenging. A variety of paper folding techniques are presented, which folders can modify to create their own combinations. These unique and original designs allow you to make greeting cards, gift boxes, bouquets, and stunning jewelry. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. All of these projects use the simplest household tools so just unpack the origami paper and start folding right away! This origami kit contains: 96 page, full-color origami booklet Step-by-step directions Colorful diagrams and photographs Paper folding basics and tips Authors LaFosse and Alexander together founded Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio specializing in exquisite handmade origami paper. Their works has appeared in window displays and museum exhibitions around the world, and are made available to a wider audience for the first time in this kit. Origami projects include: A striking Rose for Irene with interlocking Calyx Module The gracefully-curled Plumeria and Star Flowers The modular six-piece Day Lily Blossom And Many more…

LaFosse & Alexander's Essential Book of Origami

The Complete Guide for Everyone: Origami Book with 16 Lessons and Downloadable Instructional Video

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 914

This comprehensive origami book covers all the essentials needed to start folding beautiful projects right away. World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander share their wisdom and expertise in this complete introduction to the world of origami paper folding. Beginning origami folders can progress through 16 step-by-step lessons, each with an accompanying downloadable video lesson. Each lesson features a project that's been selected to encourage development of origami folding techniques in a highly enjoyable way. Most of the projects are original, never seen before in print. In addition to presenting invaluable information about how to select your origami papers, how to preserve and display your origami creations, and even how to begin selling origami commercially—this origami book also presents the authors' original "philosophy" of the paper folder's art. This indispensable origami book provides an understanding of how to: Comprehend the folding properties and limitations of various papers "Dance with the Paper" which means folding in the air instead of on a table Design your own original origami models Wet-fold paper money Make duo-sided paper by back-coating Prepare papers with pearlescent and lustrous paints for scintillating effects Pre-paint and wet-fold watercolor paper Understand how the paper's grain impacts fold placement during wet-folding Fold multi-piece modular compositions

LaFosse & Alexander's Dollar Origami

Convert Your Ordinary Cash into Extraordinary Art!: Origami Book with 20 Projects & Downloadable Instructional Video

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 884

Create fun and intricate money origami using your Washingtons, Franklins, and Lincolns. These days, a dollar won't get you very far, but—in the right hands—a dollar bill can become a work of art. In Michael LaFosse's Dollar Origami, the world-renowned origami artist and co-founder of the eminent Origamido Studio shares twenty incredible creations specifically designed to be made out of dollar bills. Folded money models are wonderful gifts and conversation pieces, and LaFosse makes it easy for you to get started with projects ranging from "very simple" to "challenging." Money origami is more popular than ever, thanks to the panoply of designs and the wonderful folding qualities of the dollar bill. Many people like to give cash gifts or tips in folded money. While the classic origami folds still fascinate, money-fold enthusiasts are always looking for fresh ideas. Michael LaFosse's Dollar Origami is full of original designs to learn origami quickly and easily. At such a great value—folding money has never been so easy or affordable! This origami book contains: Full color, 64 page book Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and photographs Origami folding guide and tips 20 original origami projects 3 hours of downloadable instructional video It's no wonder that more and more people are realizing how fun dollar bill origami can be. Printed currency is easy to fold, remarkably durable, intricately patterned, and readily available. Money origami projects include: The Windmill Pillow Prosperity Bamboo The George Washington Knot Drahcir the Dragon And many more…

Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies

Elegant Designs from a Master Folder: Full-Color Origami Book with 25 Fun Projects and Downloadable Instructional Video

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 815

Fold beautiful papercraft butterflies with this easy origami book. Whimsical, exquisite and fragile, butterflies and moths have enchanted and inspired people for centuries. Origami artist Michael G. LaFosse is no exception. His original butterfly paper-folding techniques are a dramatic new development in origami—which some have hailed as the most important advance in origami since the first paper cranes appeared centuries ago. Hundreds of LaFosse butterflies have been featured in exhibitions around the world and his iconic designs are now eagerly sought and widely imitated by folding enthusiasts everywhere. Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies presents original paper folding projects from LaFosse's extensive butterfly and moth repertoire, including all his personal favorites. This collection has many rarely-seen origami designs, and several of the models illustrate new technical and design achievements made possible by the ingenious "LaFosse Origami Butterfly Folding System." This exciting new book represents the culmination of a lifetime of designing and perfecting the art of origami butterflies. It contains everything you need to create your own unique collection. This origami book contains 112 page, full color book 26 original designs Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and pictures Advanced paper folding techniques and tips These elegant forms—each created from a single square sheet of paper without cutting or glue—showcase the versatility of the origami folding system. All are deceptively simple, yet provide a solid foundation for creative flights of fancy in the hands of an experienced folder. Clear step-by-step instructions show you how to make literally hundreds of different variations by making small adjustments to a few key paper folds! Whether dry-folded from recycled candy wrappers or wet-folded from expensive handmade papers, these designs exemplify the best aspects of the paper folder's art today. Origami butterflies include: A Butterfly for Vanessa Gould The Butterfly for Robert Lang A Butterfly for Eric Joisel A Swallowtail for Guy Kawasaki The Boston Butterfly The Mudarri Luna Moth

Making Origami Birds Step by Step

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 136

Beginning paper folders are guided through the process of making a variety of origami birds, including a swallow and a macaw.

Origami Art

15 Exquisite Folded Paper Designs from the Origamido Studio: Intermediate and Advanced Projects: Origami Book with 15 Projects

Author: Michael G. Lafosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 317

Fold advanced origami projects with this beautiful origami book. From the Origamido Studio, world renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander introduce a unique collection of origami paper craft projects. Origami Art features folding instructions for complex 3D origami models. These featured origami projects will amaze and astound paper folders with their intricate and lifelike qualities. Also featured within this origami book are articles on paper selection and preparation for each project, advanced techniques, such as "wetfolding" and compound origami plant design and construction. LaFosse and Alexander embrace every aspect of this fascinating art form and present it brilliantly for advanced paper folders and the artist in us all. While knowledge of some basic folds are needed, the clear, expert instructions allow readers to learn origami at a very high level, without requiring a great deal of previous origami knowledge or experience. This origami book contains: 144 pages of full-color Advanced origami folding techniques and tips Clear, step-by-step instructions 15 signature origami projects If you're eager to dive into a premium collection of challenging origami designs, then this exciting paper folding guide is for you! LaFosse's expert instructions will step you through the creation of origami masterpieces that are beautiful to behold and make wonderful gifts. Origami art projects include: American Alligator Pond Turtles Monk Seal Malaysian Birdwing Butterfly Munich Orchid And many more…

Planes for Brains

28 Innovative Origami Airplane Designs: Includes Full-Color Origami Book with Downloadable Video Instructions

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 293

Make the best paper airplanes around with this easy-to-follow origami book. Enthralled with origami from a young age, world renowned origami and paper crafter Michael LaFosse has used those skills to design and perfect paper airplanes for decades. In Planes for Brains, LaFosse presents 28 original paper origami models that incorporate innovative functional and aesthetic details like faceted flaps, ailerons, canards and spoilers that really work. The sense of proportion and balance, and an ingenious nose and fuselage locking system, define these signature models, which are instant classics. Readers accustomed to folding simple darts and wings will bet thrilled and challenged by the folding maneuvers in these pages. Planes for Brians comes with great value—included are: 28 fun-to-do projects Step-by-step instructions Expert tips on techniques and folds Downloadable video tutorial Great for paper airplane enthusiasts as well as fans of unique origami works and parents with kids. Scissors, tape, glue are not required! Paper airplane models include: Lock Nose Dart Flying Fox Shuttle Dart F-102 Delta Jet Nifty Fifty And many more…

Origami Activities

Create secret boxes, good-luck animals, and paper charms with the Japanese art of origami: Origami Book with 15 Projects

Author: Michael G. LaFosse

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 642

Fold classic origami projects and learn about Asian culture with this easy origami book. Origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, is not just a great crafts activity—it's an exciting way to expand the imagination. Children will have hours of fun with this beginner origami paper craft book. Renowned origami artist and author Michael LaFosse designed Origami Actives to introduce them to the exciting world of paper folding. What makes this origami book original is that each paper project explores a distinct aspect of East Asian culture and includes an explanation of the cultural context for each project. The designs are very simple and are great for beginning origami folders. They can be considered origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. This origami book contains: 64 page, full-color origami book Easy, step-by-step instructions Origami techniques and folding tips 15 fun and easy designs Cultural background and explanations of projects Once you've folded your own origami, you can use them to create one-of-a-kind origami scenes. Origami projects include: Lotus Flower Japanese Fan Chopstick Wrapper Dollar-Bill Dragon Chinese Zodiac Traditional Crane Japanese Daruma Doll And many more…