Origami from Angelfish to Zen

Origami from Angelfish to Zen

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In this extraordinary book, Peter Engel, one of America's most celebrated origami artists, explores the secrets of Japanese paperfolding and explains how to create complex animals and objects from simple squares of paper. The book begins with a clear and concise introduction to the terminology and basic techniques of paperfolding. Then, in a fact-filled exposition of origami's history and theory - including an extraordinary interview with Japan's legendary master, Akira Yoshizawa - the author, a writer and architect, explores origami's links with mathematics, art, philosophy, and nature.aquot;This splendidly written, richly illustrated book is unlike any ever written about origamiaquot; a€” Martin Gardner aquot;Filled with provocative ideas and unexpected connections . . . truly inspirational.aquot; a€” Milton Glaser In this extraordinary ...

Title:Origami from Angelfish to Zen
Author:Peter Engel
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 1994


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