This handsome book is aimed towards those with an intermediate skill level, but the origami basics included at the start of the book make it accessible to beginners. A number of beautiful models are offered, ranging from cubes to prisms to dodecahedra. As with the authoras two previous books, Origami Inspirations provides step-by-step instructions and color distribution suggestions to create the more than 30 intricate designs presented. The book also includes a chapter featuring designs by origami artists from around the world, and these projects provide a happy complement to the authoras own exciting inspirations in the rest of the book.Modular origami, origami sculptures, and origami tessellations are but some of the newer forms of the art. ... the old fashioned way using mostly imagination and by trial and error, others are designed with complex mathematical algorithms using the computer. ... While an understanding of mathematics is useful in designing these models, it is not crucial for merely following instructions to construct them.
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