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Origami Paperfolding for Fun book cover

Origami Paperfolding for Fun

by Eric Kenneway

Published:
1980 by Octopus
Pages:
92
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9780706410150
ISBN-10:
0706410157

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)? Yes
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)? Some are from rectangles or triangles

Overall Impression

Beware - there are 2 editions of this book available - only the one published in 1980 by Octopus contains all these models - the other one, published in 1984 by Gallery Books only goes up to the chimpanzee mask, thus eliminating some of the better models.

This is a slim book, containing plenty of nice models by various creators and on various subjects. There is something for everyone here. The diagrams are very clear, and there are beautiful color photos for all models.

There are 43 Origami Designs in Origami Paperfolding for Fun:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Box

Boxes and Containers

Traditional14Square
Cap

Clothes - Hats

Traditional15Square
Book

Objects - Books

Martin Wall16Square

Also in CDO convention 1994
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Le Pli 113-114
Also in NOA Magazine 152
Also in Origami El Mundo Nuevo by Kunihiko Kasahara

4 pages book
Origami Book by Martin Wall folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Paul Jackson18Square

Also in 18 of My Paper Folds by Paul Jackson
Also in MFPP 1995 Convention
Also in Origami Zoo by Paul Jackson and Miri Golan
Also in Super Quick Origami Animals by Nick Robinson

Simple and nice
Origami Horse by Paul Jackson folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cart

Vehicles

Paul Jackson19Square
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Paul Jackson20Square
Vase

Boxes and Containers

Saburo Kase22Square

Also in BOS Convention 1978 Autumn
Also in Encyclopedia of Origami for Children and Adults by Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina
Also in Le Pli 67
Also in NOA Kessakusen
Also in NOA Magazine 10
Also in Origami - Magic Square by Sergei Afonkin
Origami Vase by Saburo Kase on giladorigami.com
Folded by Paula Versnick
Tulip

Flora - Flowers

Mitsunobu Sonobe23Square
2 units
Tree module - christmas

Flora - Trees and Plants

Makoto Yamaguchi26Square

A modular tree
Candle

Objects - Candles and Light

Yoshihide Momotani27Square
Decoration

Geometric and other shapes

Toshie Takahama28Square
2 units
Pipe

Objects

Edward Megrath30Square

Also in BOS Convention 1982 Autumn
Also in BOS Magazine 53
Also in BOS Magazine 98
Also in BOS Magazine 210
Also in NOA Magazine 142
Also in Origami - 30 fold-by-fold projects by Paulo Mulatinho
Origami Pipe by Edward Megrath folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Book of Matches

Objects

Laurie Bisman31Rectangle - 1X2

Also in BOS Convention 1978 Autumn
Also in BOS Convention 1996 Autumn
Also in BOS Magazine 218
Also in NOA Magazine 179
Also in Orison 21/04
Origami Book of Matches by Laurie Bisman Folded from a rectangle of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Matchbox

Boxes and Containers

Max Hulme32Rectangle - 1X2

Also in BOS Convention 2012 Spring
Also in NOA Magazine 142
Also in Origami 4 by Robert Harbin
Origami Matchbox by Max Hulme folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Pig

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

Tony O'Hare34Rectangle - 1X2

Also in Animals and Birds by Tony O'Hare
Also in BOS Magazine 66
Origami Pig by Tony O'Hare folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Trough

Boxes and Containers

Martin Wall36Rectangle
Pajarita greeting card

Letters and Envelopes

Jacques Justin42Rectangle - 1X4
Flapping bird greeting card

Letters and Envelopes

Jacques Justin44Rectangle - 1X4
Bottle

Boxes and Containers

David Brill46Square

Also in Brilliant Origami by David Brill
Also in NOA Magazine 179
Also in NOA Magazine 426
Also in Origami for the Connoisseur by Kunihiko Kasahara and Toshie Takahama
Also in Origami Journal (Russian) 5 1997 Jan-Feb
Origami Bottle by David Brill folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Yacht

Vehicles - Boats

David Brill48Square
Water Lily

Flora - Flowers

Traditional50Square

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
Rose

Flora - Flowers

Toshie Takahama51Square
10 units
Swan

Birds - Anseriformes - Swans

John French54Triangle
Duck

Birds - Anseriformes - Ducks and Geese

Dave Venables56Square
Japanese schoolgirls

People

Eric Kenneway58Square

3 variations
Trees on a hillside

Nature

Eric Kenneway60Square

Also in BOS Convention 2010
Also in World's Best Origami by Nick Robinson
Origami Trees on a hillside by Eric Kenneway folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Box with lid

Boxes and Containers

David Brill62Square

Also in BOS Magazine 201
Also in Brilliant Origami by David Brill
Also in Origami for the Connoisseur by Kunihiko Kasahara and Toshie Takahama
Origami Box with lid by David Brill folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Jewel

Geometric and other shapes

Toshie Takahama64Square
3 units
Magician's hat

Clothes - Hats

David Brill66Square
Wand

Objects

David Brill68Rectangle - 1X2
Pyramid tent

Buildings

Jonathan Walton70Square
Husky

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Jonathan Walton72Rectangle - 1X2
Sledge

Vehicles

Jonathan Walton74Rectangle - 1X2
Chimpanzee mask

Mammals - Primates

John Richardson75Square

Also in BOS Model Library files
Origami Chimpanzee mask by John Richardson Folded from a square of Mulberry+Lokta paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Ship - 3 masted

Vehicles - Boats

Martin Wall78Square
Seagull

Birds - Charadriiformes - Gulls

Laurie Bisman80Square
Valentine

Hearts

Eric Kenneway82Square

2 connected hearts
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Eric Kenneway83Hexagon
Flower decoration

Geometric and other shapes

Eric Kenneway84Hexagon
Hedgehog

Mammals - Insectivora - Hedgehogs

John Richardson86Rectangle

Also in BOS Magazine 75
Origami Hedgehog by John Richardson folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Ladybug

Insects - Ladybugs

Kumasaka Hiroshi88Square

Simple
Fly

Insects - Flies

Max Hulme90Rectangle - 1X2

Also in BOS Magazine 72
Also in Pajarita Extra 1985 - Museo Imaginario
Origami Fly by Max Hulme folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Spider

Arachnids - Spiders and Arachnids

Max Hulme92Rectangle

Also in BOS Convention 1978 Autumn
Also in BOS Magazine 220
Origami Spider by Max Hulme on giladorigami.com
Folded by Paula Versnick