Origami to Astonish and Amuse: Over 400 Original Models, Including Such "Classics" as the Chocolate-Covered Ant, the Transvestite Puppet, the Invisible Duck, and Many More! (Paperback)

Origami to Astonish and Amuse: Over 400 Original Models, Including Such
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An original origami book featuring delightfully detailed designs from the incredibly simple exploding envelope, to the highly complex and hilarious "Man Swatter"

Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward. These are just a few of the amazing, interactive paper folding projects to be found in Jeremy Shafer's Origami to Astonish and Amuse.

Featuring hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple to ridiculously complex, this inspiring how to do origami book is a perfect fun arts and crafts book for creating toys and decorations the whole family can enjoy--a perfect gift book to jump start creativity!

About the Author

Jeremy Shafer has been folding for fifteen years and has created hundreds of original models, each folded from one piece of paper, without cutting. He has been published in major origami journals in the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom, and has exhibited his work at seven OrigamiUSA conventions. He is a member of the Friends of Origami Center of America and is the editor of the BARF (Bay Area Rapid Folders) newsletter. He lives in Berkeley, California.

Praise For…

“A brilliant and bizarre take on art and life.” —Peter Engel, author of Folding the Universe

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312254049
ISBN-10: 0312254040
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: July 6th, 2001
Pages: 256
Language: English