Origami Ikebana: Create Lifelike Paper Flower Arrangements by Benjamin John Coleman
English | 2014 | ISBN: 4805312424 | 128 pages | EPUB | 21 MB
Make realistic and decorative paper flower arrangements with this stunning origami book.
The Japanese art of flower arranging is an age-old practice that honors nature and creates beauty through harmony and balance. This brand new book, Origami Ikebana, shows you how to create unique ikebana-inspired paper flower arrangements any time of the year.
You'll learn how to construct stems from paper-mache-like makigami rolls and cap them with exquisite folded paper flowers and leaves, as well as how to display the arrangements on stone-like bases made of paper.
Topics covered in this ground-breaking origami book include:
-Basic origami flower folding and assembly techniques
-Painting the leaves and flowers to enhance realism
-Using incremental leaf sizes for a greater sense of depth
-Making stems using makigami paper rolling techniques
-Creating "stone" bases for your arrangement from origami paper
Dozens of different origami flower arrangements are described in this book and the enclosed DVD contains detailed step-by-step video lessons showing you how to create each model. Don't spend a fortune on real flowers and plants that will wilt in a week-make your own beautiful paper floral arrangements that will last forever!
This origami book contains:
-128 page, full-color book
-Colorful diagrams and photographs
-8 different leaf types
-30 flower types