Story-gami and Trash Origami by Michael LaFosse & Richard L. Alexander

June 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Non-Fiction

Story-gami Story-gami is an innovative new kit from renowned origami teachers, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander. Combining a book and DVD instructions, LaFosse and Alexander have created entire storylines around Righty and Lefty and their adventures climbing mountains, going on boat rides, and hanging out with bunnies. Each story’s end results in a finished piece of origami, like an elegant butterfly, a jumping frog or a flapping bird. Through the mnemonic of storytelling, LaFosse and Alexander make folding these twenty sculptures easy and fun, allowing anyone to discover the magic in creating something beautiful out of a simple piece of paper.

Tuttle Publishing, $16.95, October 2010, ISBN#: 978-0-8048-4134-4

Story-gami Yesterday’s trash is today’s art with an unlimited potential for the imaginative paper crafter. Famed origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with 25 fun and exciting origami projects from their renowned Origamido Studio as well as many of the world’s most talented paper folding designers—including Nick Robinson, Herman Van Goubergen, and Rhona Geurkewitz. They demonstrate in the accompanying DVD how to evaluate and identify unlikely foldables and produce recycled art like a pro!

Tuttle Publishing, $19.95, October 2010, ISBN#: 978-0-8048-4135-1

This podcast was recorded at BookExpo America 2010 in New York City.

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