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Origami Aquarium Kit (2nd Edition)

Michael G. LaFosse


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01 July 2015
Origami & paper engineering; Children's & Educational; Handicrafts (Children's&YA); Origami
Everything you need to create an ocean's worth of aquatic creatures! This fantastic easy origami kit enables you to fold paper models of 20 underwater creatures from around the world. Use it to make a collection of eye-catching origami models with your friends, to decorate your room or as a wonderful gift for kids fascinated by aquariums and the aquatic wonders they contain. Origami Aquarium Kit offers 20 great projects for home and school and includes 96 brightly colored and beautifully patterned origami paper folding sheets, along with two sheets of metallic paper for truly dazzling effects. A shark, a fish and a turtle are just a few of the unique origami designs presented by world-renowned origami artist Michael G. LaFosse in this kit. People of all ages and any level of skill will enjoy crafting these eye-catching origami models. The origami kit contains: 2 full-color 32-page books Clear step-by-step instructions Easy-to-follow diagrams 20 simple origami projects 96 sheets of origami folding paper in a variety of colors and patterns 2 sheets of special gold foil paper Origami Aquarium Kit provides you with a stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating your own origami aquarium in no time!
By:   Michael G. LaFosse
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 159mm,  Width: 318mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   369g
ISBN:   9780804845519
ISBN 10:   0804845514
Publication Date:   01 July 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  Children/juvenile ,  ELT Advanced ,  English as a second language
Language:   Japanese
Format:   Mixed media product
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michael G. LaFosse is widely regarded as one of the top masters of the art of origami. Together with Richard L. Alexander, he co-founded the Origamido Studio, a commercial design and fine art studio. They have authored over 50 origami books and kits, and have produced over a dozen video DVD lessons for the paper folding enthusiast, and hand paper making for the origami artist. LaFosse has taught origami in schools since 1972, and continues to work with teachers, artists, designers and performers who incorporate origami into their profession. He has lectured and demonstrated origami around the world, and has produced exhibits for the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the Peabody-Essex Museum, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, the Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, and Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo. LaFosse is a biologist by training, and his best-known works are realistic origami animals and plants. Michael appears in the award-winning film, Between the Folds, a documentary about modern origami artists and scientists.

Reviews for Origami Aquarium Kit (2nd Edition)

Create your very own origami aquarium and fill it with a friendly seal, pretty seahorse and fierce piranha! Book One includes fundamental Origami Symbols. Guide book information introduces each species. A delightful underwater adventure. Perfect for home or school. -Handmade by Deb blog ...the perfect kit for summertime fun! -Crafty Moms Share blog While the instructions are easy to follow, there is a slight learning curve that evens out after creating more and different origami objects. And in case you mess up, there's plenty of paper - over ninety charming sheets in every kit, tying into each theme. -Asian Fortune News

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