Learn to fold original paper models designed by the world's leading origami masters!
In Origami Masters Kit, origami artist and author Nick Robinson presents 20 delightful designs by master paper folders from around the globe. This book includes full-color instructions, as well as accompanying online video tutorials for each model.
Origami Masters Kit features original designs by the following famous artists:
- Akira Yoshizawa — The late Japanese origami grand master who was largely responsible for creating and popularizing the art of origami as we know it today
- Michael LaFosse — An internationally renowned master folder, teacher, paper maker and author who has been designing pieces inspired by nature for over 40 years
- David Brill — An award-winning British folder who has produced a series of groundbreaking designs that seem to come to life in the closing stages
- Paul Jackson — A Tel Aviv-based origami instructor, author and longtime artist known for an unorthodox approach to folding and his pleated and tessellated models
- Jun Maekawa — A Japanese origami artist known for popularizing the use of crease patterns in designing origami models
- Nick Robinson — A renowned British origami artist and prolific author known for his wide range of models
- Paula Versnick — A Dutch folder who started designing origami when she couldn't find the model she wanted
- And 10 other world-renowned origami masters!
The 20 original designs include:
- The incredible "Kawasaki Rose" — an intricate model that established Toshikazu Kawasaki as a world-class origami designer
- The "Triskelion" — Robert Foord's mesmerizing modular model with a spiral center that resembles the swirl of a blossom
- "Yoshizawa's Baby Rabbit" — a delightfully simple model from Japan's greatest master that perfectly captures the essence of the subject
- Plus many others — perfect for giving as gifts or decorating your home and office
World-renowned origami artist and author Nick Robinson has been folding paper since the early 1980s and has been a member of the British Origami Society for over 25 years. In 2004 he was awarded a medal by the society—the highest award the society can offer. He is a frequent speaker and guest exhibitor at origami conventions around the world. Nick has authored over 60 origami books and lives in Sheffield, England. (www.origami.me.uk)