Download e-book for iPad: Advanced Origami: An Artist's Guide to Performances in Paper by Michael G. LaFosse

By Michael G. LaFosse


Advanced Origami presents unprecedented guideline in how you can create master-class point paper folding initiatives. The origami designs are challenging-they require significant folding experience-but the consequences are extra paintings than craft-you'll create initiatives so that you can reveal or supply as gifts.

Sophisticated origami or paper crafts enthusiasts will savour the 10 distinctive origami designs integrated within the book--with entire how-to directions and photographs.

The publication additionally beneficial properties info on paper choice and education, improve concepts corresponding to "wet folding," and making your individual paper.

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If the opening is too large, simply push it back down to the desired size (Figure 8). Figure 7 Figure 8 10 To finish the Bracelet Base, see Bracelet Basics, page 40. chevron bracelet base 47 48 wirework ornate cabochon bracelet topping The instructions that follow show just one of the many ways a cabochon can be wrapped and incorporated into a beautiful bangle bracelet. As with most of the directions in this book, the formula can be adjusted to enable the use of almost any shape or size cab. deciding whether or not to use accent beads; changing the colors of wires used; imaginative combinations of rosettes, swirls, and tendrils; and of course the shape and color of the - chosen cabochon will make each bracelet a new one-of-a-kind design!

Repeat at each side of a center wrapped area on the back side only (Figures 9 and 10). Always work from the center first, as the wire is pulling out from each end. If a bend is made at each top first, there will not be enough wire to pull at the center sections. ornate cabochon bracelet topping 51 10 Figure 12 Figure 11 Turn the frame so the front is up and carefully fit the cabochon into the frame (Figure 11). On the front/top, use chain-nose pliers to repeat the procedure in Step 9, securely locking the cabochon into the frame (Figure 12).

Use chain-nose pliers to put a slight arch into each set of wires and then use flatnose pliers to push each set over the wrap wires (Figures 16 and 17). Figure 14 13 Figure 16 Figure 15 Figure 17 From the front of the bracelet, insert the framed cabochon, with the longer wires heading toward the back/inside of the bracelet. If the chevron opening is not large enough, pull it from the points to fit (Figure 18). 14 Figure 18 Figure 19 52 wireWORk Bend each of the straight wires from the back up and over the main bracelet frame to settle the framed cabochon in place.

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