Akira Yoshizawa, Japan's Greatest Origami Master: Featuring by Akira Yoshizawa,Robert J. Lang,Kazuo Hamada,Kiyo Yoshizawa

By Akira Yoshizawa,Robert J. Lang,Kazuo Hamada,Kiyo Yoshizawa

This selection of tasks by way of the "father of contemporary origami" includes targeted directions for 60 of the master's unique works.

Master origami artist Akira Yoshizawa was once a real innovator who performed a seminal position within the rebirth of origami within the smooth international. He served as a bridge among earlier and present—between the traditional conventional craft and the advance of origami as a latest practice—in phrases of inventing new ideas and in holding the conventional eastern kinds. in truth, the notational procedure of diagrams familiar this day to point how types are folded was once mostly invented through him. peculiarly, Yoshizawa used to be accountable for raising origami to the prestige of an artwork shape.

This attractive origami ebook is the 1st accomplished survey of the extreme paintings of Akira Yoshizawa. as well as 60 types from his deepest assortment, it gains over 1,000 unique drawings via the artist, and English translations of his writings in eastern on origami, all of that are released the following for the first actual time.

Origami tasks include:

  • The Koinobori and the Helmet
  • Butterflies of each Kind
  • Fairy story Crowns and Caps
  • The Lion Mask
  • The Tengu Masks
  • and lots of more!

Akira Yoshizawa additionally includes a proof of the Master's own philosophy of origami by means of Yoshizawa's widow, Kiyo Yoshizawa and an insightful creation from Robert Lang, a number one artist and exponent of origami paintings within the West.

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