FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Provides instructions for folding a variety of birds, mammals, and other creatures of varying degrees of difficulty, from a simple fish to a more complex crab.
Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.
Didier Boursin is a world-renowned origami expert and author who lives in Paris. Among his books are Origami Paper Airplanes and Advanced Origami: More than 60 Fascinating and Challenging Projects for the Serious Folder.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
From the Instructions
"So, inanimate objects, do you have a soul?"
Alphonse de Lmartine
For this book, I have created 28 animals to which I have given an expression, a movement, sometimes a look, and almost a soul. Every fold is a humorous wink at life. The models are worked out meticulously, down to the smallest detail, while adhering to the spirit of creating a work of art in paper, with the minimum of folds required to achieve a beautiful effect.
Have you ever seen a heron spreading out his wings before flight, a panther lazing in the sun, a mouse sniffing a good piece of cheese? It is up to you to continue these stories by imagining what follows. Paper is a material as noble as wood and stone. This book is the expression of a modern designer who sculpts paper in an ephemeral way as others capture the moment by a photograph or a poem.
Folding paper is also a thought game, a logical development where someone's nimble fingers fold a simple sheet of paper to result in an absolutely personal portrayal of an animal, with the hope that it is sufficiently expressive to be recognized by others.
I wanted to dress my animals in fur or feathers by using beautiful papers in dazzling colors without ever wanting to reproduce reality. I hope that these poetic folds will make people think about our environment and our planet where certain species are disappearing one by one. I hope you will derive as much pleasure as I do in producing these magnificent animals, some of which are truly small masterpieces.
Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.
(nessuna copia disponibile)
Se non trovi il libro che cerchi su AbeBooks possiamo cercarlo per te automaticamente ad ogni aggiornamento del nostro sito. Se il libro è ancora reperibile da qualche parte, lo troveremo!Inserisci un desiderata