Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical SculptureBenjamin John Coleman (author)
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Origami Bonsai Kit makes it possible for paper folders at every level to create unique botanical sculptures at home by folding delicate paper flowers and leaves and attaching them to natural branches.
In addition to showing origami techniques and designs, Origami Bonsai Kit also shows you how to select natural twigs, branches, and stones--and how to assemble them into a lifelike finished origami sculpture.
This easy origami kit contains:Full-color 64-page instruction book Step-by-step instructions Introduction to paper folding techniques 8 different mix-and-match flower forms 4 different types of leaves Origami paper for 400 flowers and leaves A 3 hour DVD video tutorial All videos are also streamable or downloadable onlineFolding paper flowers is a great way for beginners to learn origami while still making an impressive finished bonsai sculpture. Even experienced folders will find new and original designs to add to their origami repertoires!
Origami flower projects include:The Ficus Leaf The Berlin Poplar Leaf The Black Eyed Susan The Foxglove The Buttercup And much more...
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 210 x 210 x 41 mm
Edition: Book and Kit with DVD ed.
"With the holidays approaching, folding an origami bonsai would be more thoughtful than spending hours at the mall or online. Highly recommend!" --Cindy Ng, Origami Blog
"This origami kit from Tuttle Publishing contains several tools to teach you how to make unbelievable floral designs and sculptures." --Dana Byerwalter, All Free Paper Crafts blog
"Always wanted to make a bonsai, finally could make [it] when I happen to lay my hands on wonderful Origami Bonsai Kit by Tuttle Publishing, which contains detailed simple instructions [and] clear photo diagrams, a DVD with awesome video instructions for each model by the creator himself and also the paper required. The kit is just awesome." --Origami Love blog
..".the greatest savings of time and energy for the beginning origamist is provided by the vari-colored folding papers contained in the kit, along with Mr. Coleman's effective instructions in folding. His 'glow-fold' technique simplifies the learning process for the beginner, reducing trial and error." --Examiner.com
"I've purchased a few origami flower kits in the past, and the paper with this kit is by far the best suited for creating lifelike flowers." --About.com Origami
"I can't wait to make more of these origami bonsai sculptures as centerpieces for our Thanksgiving dinner and for holiday decorations. Perhaps I could also give them out as holiday gifts. I think this kit itself makes a great holiday gift to people who love craft projects as well!" --Yuki's Origami Blog
"I love to be able to recommend the best for my readers, and Benjamin's unique talent of merging two Japanese art forms- origami and bonsai, creates an exciting new form of paper art! This unique book "kit" will teach you the art step-by-step with simple illustrated tutorials, and even a DVD to help you along! You can create beautiful delicate paper flowers and leaves and essentially create your own unique paper bonsai!" --Suzy's Artsy-Craftsy Sitcom blog