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Classic Origami

by Paul Jackson

Published:
1990 by Quintet
Pages:
80
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9780792453468
ISBN-10:
0792453468

Buy from: Amazon.com
Buy from: Amazon.jp

Skill Level From simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? No
Photos of completed models? Yes
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Most are

Overall Impression

True to its name - this is a collection of origami "classics" - both old and modern, Eastern and Western. This book has now become something of a classic in itself! With a great selection from all types of origami - be it representational, geometric, or action, and with a beautiful layout, extensive notes on each design and very Jackson's clear instructions, this book will be great for beginner and advance folders alike.

There are 34 Origami Designs in Classic Origami:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

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Banger

Toys - Noisemaking

Traditional14Rectangle
Crown

Clothes - Hats

Traditional15Square
Bird

Birds

Traditional16Square
Cup

Food

Traditional17Square

Also in Beginning Origami by Vicente Palacios
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Easy Origami by John Montroll
Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in Everything Origami by Matthew Gardiner
and in other sources...
Origami Cup by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Water lily

Flora - Flowers

Traditional18Square

Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in NOA Magazine 164
Also in NOA Magazine 423
Also in The World of Origami by Isao Honda
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Origami for Harmony and Happiness by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in BOS Convention 2011 Spring - Birmingham
and in other sources...
Origami Water lily by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dish

Boxes and Containers

Traditional20Square

Also in NOA Magazine 163
Also in NOA Magazine 502
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 2 by Toshie Takahama
Also in Origami - The Complete Guide to the Art of Paperfolding by Rick Beech
Also in Origami 1-2-3 by David Petty
Also in Origami Kit for Dummies by Nick Robinson
and in other sources...

This is also known as Lazy Susan
Origami Dish by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Flapping bird

Toys - Action Models

Traditional22Square

Also in Action Origami by Tomoko Fuse
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creased Magazine 6
Also in El Libro de Las Pajaritas de Papel by Grupo Riglos
Also in Everything Origami by Matthew Gardiner
Also in Fantastic Folds by Andrew Stoker
and in other sources...
Origami Flapping bird by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gilad Aharoni
Crane

Birds - Gruiformes - Cranes

Traditional24Square

Also in A Thousand Cranes by Florence Temko
Also in Atlas de l'Origami
Also in Complete Origami by David Mitchell
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creased Magazine 6
Also in Creating Origami by J.C. Nolan
and in other sources...
Origami Crane by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Glider

Toys - Planes

Traditional25Square
Sampan

Vehicles - Boats

Traditional26Square
Junk

Vehicles - Boats

Traditional28Square

Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Mac Origami 61
Also in NOA Magazine 0 1974 Vol. 2
Also in Origami (Bolitho) by Mark Bolitho
Also in Origami 1-2-3 by David Petty
Also in Origami from Around the World by Vicente Palacios
Also in Pajarita Especial 1983 - Primavera
and in other sources...
Origami Junk by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Akira Yoshizawa34Square

Also in ORU Magazine 12
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa Origami - Exhibition Catalog by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Der Falter 6
Also in Hands-On Origami by Raul Rosado
Also in My First Origami Kit by Joel Stern
and in other sources...
Origami Butterfly by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Mount Fuji and the sea

Nature

Takekawa Seiryo35Square

Also in NOA Magazine 0 1974 Vol. 1
Also in NOA Magazine 209
Also in The Encyclopedia of Origami and Papercaft Techniques by Paul Jackson
Origami Mount Fuji and the sea by Takekawa Seiryo on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Yacht

Vehicles - Boats

Toshie Takahama36Square

Also in 10 Simple Paper-folds by Paul Jackson
Also in BOS Convention 2009 Spring
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 1 by Toshie Takahama
Also in NOA Magazine 118
Also in Origami Step by Step by Robert Harbin
Also in The Origami World of Neal Elias by Dave Venables and Marc Cooman
and in other sources...
Origami Yacht by Toshie Takahama on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Eternally opening origami

Toys - Action Models

Takuji Sugimura37Square
Cube

Geometric and other shapes

Fujimoto Shuzo38Square

Also in BOS Convention 1982 Spring
Also in BOS Convention 2013 Spring
Also in BOS Magazine 94
Also in BOS Magazine 298
Also in Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami by Fujimoto Shuzo
Also in Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami by Fujimoto Shuzo
and in other sources...
Origami Cube by Fujimoto Shuzo folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Toshie Takahama40Square

Also in Paper Zoo by Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 3 by Toshie Takahama
Origami Cat by Toshie Takahama Folded from a square of patterned origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Incense burner

Boxes and Containers

Philip Shen42Square

Also in Philip Shen: Selected Geometric Paper Folds by Paul Jackson
Origami Incense burner by Philip Shen on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Tulip

Flora - Flowers

Kunihiko Kasahara44Square
2 units
Fox

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Mitsuo Okuda46Rectangle - 1X2Origami Fox by Mitsuo Okuda on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Stretch wall

Buildings

Yoshihide Momotani48Square

Also in A Arte dos Mestres de Origami by Mari Kanegae
Also in BOS Convention 1984 Autumn
Also in Pajarita Extra 1996 - Mathematics
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 115
Also in Doll's House with Origami by Yoshihide Momotani
Origami Stretch wall by Yoshihide Momotani on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Arrow

Symbols

Tung Ken Lam52Square
Snap hexahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Edwin Corrie53Square
Un-unfoldable box

Boxes and Containers

Ed Sullivan54SquareOrigami Un-unfoldable box by Ed Sullivan on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Face

People

Steven Casey56SquareOrigami Face by Steven Casey on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Rooster

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Florence Temko58Square

Also in Origami - The Complete Guide to the Art of Paperfolding by Rick Beech
Also in Origami Masterworks
Also in The Paper Magazine 86
Origami Rooster by Florence Temko on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Pop-up double cube

Boxes and Containers

Eric Kenneway60Square
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Nick Robinson62Square
5 units

Also in CDO convention 2003
Also in The Encyclopedia of Origami by Nick Robinson
Origami Star by Nick Robinson folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Daffodil

Flora - Flowers

Ted Norminton64Hexagon
2 units

Also in BOS Magazine 96
Also in Petal Folds and More by Ted Norminton

From a hexagon and a square
Origami Daffodil by Ted Norminton on giladorigami.com
Folded by Giovanna
Architectural module

Geometric and other shapes

Didier Boursin68Square

Building-block system
Barking dog

Toys - Action Models

Paul Jackson72Square
Rowing boat

Vehicles - Boats

Martin Wall73Square

Also in CDO convention 1996
Also in Martin Wall - Early Works - BOS booklet 12 by Martin Wall
Also in NOA Magazine 70
Also in Origami Kit for Dummies by Nick Robinson
Also in Pajarita Especial 1985 - Pliar 85
Also in Pajarita Extra 1985 - Museo Imaginario
Origami Rowing boat by Martin Wall on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Rosette

Geometric and other shapes

Paul Jackson74Rectangle - 1X2

Also in Making More with Money
Origami Rosette by Paul Jackson on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rebecca
Rhinoceros

Mammals - Rhinocerotidae - Rhinoceros

David Brill76Square

Also in Brilliant Origami by David Brill
Also in Origami El Mundo Nuevo by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Origami Masters: David Brill by David Brill
Also in Pajarita Extra 1985 - Museo Imaginario
Origami Rhinoceros by David Brill folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com