Creative Origami and Beyond: Inspiring tips, techniques, and projects for transforming paper into folded works of art – by authors Jenny Chan, Paul Frasco, Coco Sato, and Stacie Tamaki. A 160 page paperback released November 7, 2016 by Walter Foster Publishing, USA. It includes 8 large sheets of rectangular origami paper – attractive, patterned, tear out style paper, with solid, robins egg blue reverses, measuring 8 1/2" x 11 1/2". Following the origami basics, 4 paper artists turned authors share their unique interpretations of this diverse and ancient art. The result, a stunning variety of paper folding projects ranging from easy to difficult. Here's a peek of Coco Sato's section. She mixes origami and paper cutting (kirigami), even introducing electro-origami with innovative lighted pieces like the fairly tiara. She sources the few inexpensive electro-components required, though all projects can be done without them. The results – interesting, three-dimensional, functional and artistic pieces. Scissors, glue and the like needed. Get your copy below! Above: Medallions by Coco Sato, page 60.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
How to use this book
Basic tools & materials
Basic origami folds
Basic origami bases
Creative origami with Jenny Chan
Beautiful origami swan
Floral corner bookmark
Origami chain bracelet
Playful, modern origami with Coco Sato
Introduction to electro-origami
Lighted origami purse
Miniature origami with Stacie Tamaki
Wet-fold origami with Paul Frasco
About the authors
Lighted fairy tiara by Coco Sato, page 90.
Lighted origami purse by Coco Sato, page 78.
Blossom lights by Coco Sato, page 64.
Lampshade by Coco Sato, page 70.
Creative Origami and Beyond, pages 58 and 59.
Creative Origami is available worldwide at Walter Foster Publishing, a division of the Quarto Publishing Group USA. Walter Foster is one of the most recognized names in art instruction. Check out their unique catalog at Walter Foster Publications. Quarto has generously offered to giveaway a copy of Creative Origami! One winner will be selected at random. Open until December 11, 2016. Canadian and USA addresses only. Good luck!
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