Make realistic and decorative paper flower arrangements with this stunning origami book. The Japanese art of flower arranging is an age-old practice that honors nature and creates beauty through harmony and balance. This brand new book, Origami Ikebana, shows you how to create unique ikebana-inspired paper flower arrangements any time of the year. You'll learn how to construct stems from paper-mache-like makigami rolls and cap them with exquisite folded paper flowers and leaves, as well as how to display the arrangements on stone-like bases made of paper. Topics covered in this ground-breaking origami book include:Basic origami flower folding and assembly techniquesPainting the leaves and flowers to enhance realismUsing incremental leaf sizes for a greater sense of depthMaking stems using makigami paper rolling techniquesCreating qstoneq bases for your arrangement from origami paperDozens of different origami flower arrangements are described in this book and the enclosed DVD contains detailed step-by-step video lessons showing you how to create each model. Don't spend a fortune on real flowers and plants that will wilt in a weekamake your own beautiful paper floral arrangements that will last forever! This origami book contains:128 page, full-color bookStep-by-step instructionsColorful diagrams and photographs 8 different leaf types 30 flower types Instructional DVDCreate Lifelike Paper Flower Arrangements-Includes Downloadable Instructional Media Benjamin Coleman. This hexagon will make a three petal flower. A square will make a four petal flower. This decagon will make a five petal flower.
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