"Why did you choose this product?"
Chris Alexander is a master folder and founder of the popular website StarWarsOrigami.com, and here are 36 models, clearly explained, that range in difficulty from Youngling (easy) to Padawan (medium), Jedi Knight (difficult), and Jedi Master (tricky!). A front section introduces origami definitions and basic folds. Bound in the back is the book’s unique folding paper, two sheets for each figure. Illustrated with original art, it makes each creation—the essential lightsabers, the Death Star, and much more—true to the movies.
Star Wars Origami includes a foreword by Tom Angleberger, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and Darth Paper Strikes Back, and is scheduled to be published at the same time as Angleberger’s upcoming book, The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee.
|Genre||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Crafts & Hobbies|
|Publisher Date||2012-08-07 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Workman Pub Co|
|Unit weight||1.65 lb|
|Subtitle||36 Amazing Paper-folding Projects from a Galaxy Far, Far Away...|
|Country of Origin||United States|
Perfect gift for my Star Wars nerd/teacher brother :)Read More
First let me offer a word of caution and say that this book isn't for the lazy, non-creative sort. I bought 2 books for my teenage grandsons as Christmas presents because they are huge "Star Wars-anything" fans. Scanning the book made me realize that the projects are hands-on challenging and I personally think it's a great change of pace from the world of video games. Let's start stimulating other parts of the brain. I know that the guys will appreciate this because they've indulged themselves in the 'tactile arts' before. And if they didn't, I would not have made the purchase. But even if you're a Star Wars fan and not into the Origami-ness of it all, it's still a great addition to your Star Wars library.Read More
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