In Origami Sea Life, John Montroll and Robert J. Lang have collaborated to produce a truly elegant work. The pages of this book contain some of the most creative origami published to date. Each project is accompanied by a biological sketch of the animal to enhance the visual description. There are 38 models in all ranging from the lowly barnacle to the mighty whale. in between are to be found a cuttlefish, angelfish, lionfish, and fiddler crab, to name but a few of the unusual origami projects presented. Each project is illustrated with step-by-step instructions, utilizing the unique folds which make each of these animals so lifelike. Beginner and expert alike will find hours of creative fun in these pages. Origami Sea Life also includes a summary of the history of origami sea life. Information on types of paper and the technique of wet folding make this book indispensible for all those with an interest in papercraft.Origami, the art of paper folding, was developed in Japan over a period of some fifteen centuries. Japan is a land with limited natural resources, and its people have always adapted what materials were at hand for their needs. ... One of the earliest existing sets of origami instructions is contained in the classic encyclopedia Kayaragusa. which includes directions for folding 46 popular traditional origamianbsp;...
|Title||:||Origami Sea Life|
|Author||:||John Montroll, Robert J. Lang|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1990|