Origami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures

Origami Bonsai Kit: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures

by Benjamin John Coleman

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Make beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning origami bonsai sculptures with this easy origami kit.

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
  • Enough Origami paper to fold 400 flowers and leaves
  • A 3 hour DVD video tutorial to compliment the lessons in the book
  • All videos are also streamable or downloadable online
Folding 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…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805312414
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 09/10/2013
Edition description: Book and Kit with DVD
Pages: 63
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Benjamin John Coleman has been hooked on origami since his father brought home an origami book in 1974. His hobby kicked into high gear in 2006, when he left his teaching career and made the creation of origami bonsai his new way of life. He is the author of several books, including Origami Bonsai and Advanced Origami Bonsai.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Understanding Glow-Fold Diagrams
Preparing Paper for Folding
Symbols, Tips, and Tools
The Rotundifolius Leaf
The Ficus Leaf
The Berlin Poplar Leaf
The Ivy leaf
Folding the Basic Flower Form
The Black Eyed Susan
The Primrose
The Foxglove
The Buttercup
The Pumpkin Flower
The Morning Glory
Using Flowers in Assemblies
Finding Twigs and Stones
Assembling Sculptures

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