Geared toward the absolute beginner, Origami 101 contains more than 40 amazing folding projects for the whole family, including models that evolve from one of four basic origami shapes. Have you always been intrigued by origami, but often found the diagrams confusing or the models uninspiring? Origami 101 is here to help. A revolutionary illustration enhancement called Glow Fold makes the diagrams and video steps easy to understand. With the introduction of every folding symbol, you'll find a detailed sidebar explaining what it means and a symbol index bookmark that guides you to these sidebars whenever you need to be reminded. If you need more help, just pop the accompanying DVD into your computer and go directly to the video of any model. Just a few of things you'll learn to create: roosting robin; flowering branch; flying dragon; sea turtle; Tyrannosaurus rex; tree ornament; tropical fish; graceful swan
With the help of origami enthusiast Benjamin Coleman, youll learn how this classic craft can be enjoyed by all ages. Amuse yourself and delight your friends with these captivating folded figures!
Benjamin John Coleman, also known as Benagami, first found success in the business world and then turned to teaching math as a creative outlet. An origami book he received from a friend brought back childhood memories of paper folding and renewed his fascination with the craft. Always intrigued by the complexity and simplicity of origami, Ben has most recently devoted his time to making bonsai botanical sculptures from recycled paper, which he calls origami bonsai. He has published a book on this art, called Origami Bonsai. Ben maintains www.bengami.com and www.origamibonsai.org, and he publishes online The Origami Bonsai Electronic Magazine. He lives in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.