This title features amazing origami projects to fold, including traditional classics, animals, flowers, games and toys, shown step by step in 1500 photographs. It is a comprehensive and fascinating collection of origami techniques, examples and projects to stimulate, entertain and delight. It includes detailed advice on choosing appropriate paper, paperfolding techniques and base folds, and advanced techniques, including wet folding. A unique gallery section features the work of some of the most highly regarded contemporary origamists. Origami is intricate and delicate, amusing and entertaining, and beautiful yet inexpensive. This book is a practical guide combining a fascinating history of the art, an inspirational gallery featuring the work of the world's top origamists, detailed descriptions of paper to use, and over 80 step-by-step projects to entertain, challenge and delight. There are traditional Japanese models, toys, games and action origami, animals and flowers, practical origami for the home, party tricks, decorative models, and stunning modular pieces. With clear photography and a wide range of designs, the book ensures you will never look at a piece of paper in the same way again.
Rick Beech worked as an origami expert for over 20 years. He gave hundreds of workshops and demonstrations worldwide. Through his company, Paper Magic, he provided origami entertainment to a huge client base by performing at dinner parties, award evenings and corporate functions.