Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder: Full-Color Origami Book with 26 Projects and 2 Instructional DVDs: Great for Kids . Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies has 42 ratings and 4 reviews. Fold beautiful papercraft butterflies with this easy origami cal, exquisit. But by a happy coincidence, Michael LaFosse’s and Richard Alexander’s new softcover book “Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a.

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Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder

Also discussed are ideas for how to use the finished models in different ways, and choices for materials to fold from. LaFosse For Alice Gray. Log in or register to post comments. All are deceptively simple, yet provide a solid foundation for creative flights of fancy in the hands of an experienced folder.

In the old, spiral-bound book, different aspects of the butterfly — such as the wing ratios, color changes, head and abdomen shaping or details of the shaping of the wings — were presented separately. Butterfly – Tony Cheng Insects – Butterflies. LaFosse For Jane Winchell. Veronica rated it really liked it Dec 24, My first fold of Michael LaFosse’s butterflies in Both books are about Michael’s butterfly system, but of the 26 designs included in the new book, only six are also included in the old publication.


Return to Book Page. A journey back My first fold of Michael LaFosse’s butterflies in Butterfly – Kyoto Insects – Butterflies.

Review: “Origami Butterflies” by LaFosse and Alexander | OrigamiUSA

Fold beautiful papercraft butterflies with this easy origami book. Clear step-by-step instructions show you how to make literally hundreds of different variations by making small adjustments to a few key folds! Once they get the hang of it, they can try and simply fold from diagrams. Hundreds of LaFosse butterflies have been featured in exhibitions around the world and his iconic designs are now eagerly sought and widely imitated by folding enthusiasts everywhere.

PPR 1 July Raquel rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Each model comes with notes on the design, the person who inspired it, and a haiku. Strangely enough, though, I never fully explored it. Lists with This Book.

Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder by Michael G. LaFosse

It is a privilege to watch such a master folder handle the paper and explain how the folding influences the final model. Changing the ratio leads to different butterflies, so if you don’t quite hit the landmarks, it’s more like folding a variation that fits in the system.

Square Also in Tanteidan 15th convention. It meant less sleep than I need to stay sane, but one or two nights of that are okay. Folded by John Farrell.


May 09, Catherine rated it it was amazing Shelves: It happened – the folding frenzy. Plus, all diagrams – even those for the six already published butterflies – were redrawn by Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander from scratch. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Butterfly – Question Mark Insects – Butterflies. This then may reduce the enjoyment someone gets from folding, or even lead to them giving up.

Paige rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Refresh and try again. Butterfly – Russell Cashdollar Insects lafose Butterflies.

And I had plenty more time back then. LaFosse For Vanessa Gould. LaFosse The Origamido Butterfly. Show only designs with photos. Alexander Flapped softcover 8. Butterfly – Doris Asano Insects – Butterflies.

Butterfly – Jan Polish Insects – Butterflies. Unfortunately, nowadays, Origsmi sometimes don’t even find the time to fold that first model when I get a new book.

LaFosse is no exception. Published April 30th by Tuttle Publishing first published April 10th These diagrams are much more accessible. LaFosse For Robert Lang.