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DetailsThe amazing Japanese art of origami - an age-old craft dating back to the invention of paper - is an engrossing activity practiced by many thousands of people the world over. In this abundantly illustrated book, noted origamist and research physicist Robert Lang shows how to create 48 timeless figures, offering a broad range of inspiration and challenge for novices and experts alike. Hours of enjoyment await with this big book of origami fun.Whether you're an experienced paperfolder or you're just entering the origami world, you'll find 37 captivating models galore right here, in all their well-illustrated glory.Robert J. Lang, a veteran origami artist, accompanies his step-by-step directions with more than 1,000 detailed drawings, plus a photograph of the finished model. Start with a kangaroo, a nun, a rocket, or a bust of King Tut. Advance to a dragonfly, a dinosaur, a winged Pegasus, or a cicada. By the end, you'll be making action folds models with moving parts that re-create flapping birds, rowing ships, and fiddling violinists.The author includes an introduction to the history of origami, plus helpful hints on tools and materials and a key to the folding symbols.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert J. Lang has been an avid student of origami for some forty years and is now recognized as one of the world's leading masters of the art. He is one of the pioneers of the cross-disciplinary marriage of origami with mathematics and organized the 2006 Fourth International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics, and Education at Caltech. He has consulted on applications of origami to medical devices, air-bag design, and space telescopes, is the author or co-author of nine books and numerous articles on origami and lectures on the connections between origami, mathematics, science, and technology. Many examples of his work may be found on his website, http://www.langorigami.com .
SKU Code PRK B 3007 Weight in Kg 0.1500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486258379 Author Name Robert J. Lang. Photographer Robin Macey Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATIONS