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Origami USA Convention 2008

Published:
2008 by Origami USA
Pages:
246
Binding:
Spiral-bound
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9781438238210
ISBN-10:
1438238215

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Skill Level From simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Varies
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Varies
Photos of completed models? No
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)? Varies

Overall Impression

This is a big compilation of various models from multiple designers. Difficulty and diagramming quality vary.

Buy from: Origami USA

Also see listing of all other Origami USA convention books in my collection.

There are 55 Origami Designs in Origami USA Convention 2008:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Dragonfly

Insects

Jim Adams2Square
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Jim Adams4SquareOrigami Elephant by Jim Adams on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Seagull

Birds - Charadriiformes - Gulls

Stephane Ansons7Square
Pigeon

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Stephane Ansons9Square
Artichoke

Geometric and other shapes

Kenny Baclawski11Square

A complex "endless" fold
Origami Artichoke by Kenny Baclawski on giladorigami.com
Folded by OUSA 2008 convention exhibitor
Mouse

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Nicola Bandoni19Square

Also in BOS Convention 2008 Spring
Also in Pieghe nel Tempo (Folds in Time) by Nicola Bandoni
Origami Mouse by Nicola Bandoni Folded from a square of Kathy Stevick's tissue-foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Christophe Boudias25Square
Standee

People

Jose Tomas Buitrago26Square
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Steven Casey30SquareOrigami Rabbit by Steven Casey Wet-folded from a square of double-sided mulberry paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rooster

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Pasquale d'Auria37Square
Square of squares

Toys - Puzzles

Francesco Decio39Square
11 units

A multi-piece puzzle - creating a square from 11 smaller squares.
Swan

Birds - Anseriformes - Swans

Tom Defoirdt46Square
Swallowtail butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Rikki Donachie47Square

Also in BOS Convention 2004 Autumn
Also in Orison 17/02
Also in BOS Convention 2004 Autumn
Origami Swallowtail butterfly by Rikki Donachie on giladorigami.com
Folded by BOS 2007 convention exhibitor
Fire bird

Imaginary beings

Andrey Ermakov51Square

Also in Origami: School of Masters by Andrey Ermakov
Origami Fire bird by Andrey Ermakov Folded from a square of painted Trimaco masking-paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat box

Boxes and Containers

Gay Merrill Gross61Square
2 units
Icosahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Thomas Hull65Square
Multiple units
Frogman

People - Occupations

Max Hulme68Square
Chess set - medievel

Toys - Games

Max Hulme70Rectangle - 1X4

A complete chess set (sans board)
Origami Chess set - medievel by Max Hulme on giladorigami.com
Folded by OUSA 2008 convention exhibitor
Shepherd

People - Occupations

Max Hulme76SquareOrigami Shepherd by Max Hulme on giladorigami.com
Folded by BOS 2007 convention exhibitor
Dragon

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Eric Joisel79Square

Also in Creased Magazine 7
Also in Eric Joisel - Le Pli magazine by Eric Joisel
Also in Le Pli 118-119-120
Also in Origami Deutschland 1998
Also in Origami Kit for Dummies by Nick Robinson
Origami Dragon by Eric Joisel folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Star 4X15

Geometric and other shapes

Ralph Jones80Square
Cicada nymph

Insects

Satoshi Kamiya81Square

Also in Works of Satoshi Kamiya 2 - 2002-2009 by Satoshi Kamiya
Origami Cicada nymph by Satoshi Kamiya on giladorigami.com
Folded by Phillip West
Calla lily

Flora - Flowers

Marc Kirschenbaum95SquareOrigami Calla lily by Marc Kirschenbaum on giladorigami.com
Folded by Marc Kirschenbaum
Smoker

People - Anatomic parts

Marc Kirschenbaum102Square

Also in BOS Convention 2008 Spring
Also in Erotic Origami by Marc Kirschenbaum
Origami Smoker by Marc Kirschenbaum folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Robert J. Lang105Square

Also in BOS Convention 2008 Spring
Origami Elephant by Robert J. Lang folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Olive baboon

Mammals - Primates

Leong Cheng Chit107Square
Santa pop-up

Religion and Holidays - Christmas and Santa Claus

Gareth Louis110Square
Manta ray

Fish

Derek McGann114Square
Hungry baby bird

Birds

Marcia Joy Miller126Square
Flowered sonobe

Geometric and other shapes

Meenakshi Mukerji129Square
60 units

Also in BOS Convention 2007

From 30 squares and 30 half-squares
Origami Flowered sonobe by Meenakshi Mukerji on giladorigami.com
Folded by Meenakshi Mukerji
Chef rat

Media and Culture

Nguyen Hung Cuong132Square

Also in 50 Hours of Origami + by Vietnam Origami Group
Also in Olympiad 2

Excellent - a rat in a chef's hat, also includes instructions for a spoon
Origami Chef rat by Nguyen Hung Cuong on giladorigami.com
Folded by Phillip West
Piglet

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

Alexander Oliveros Avila144Square
Bull

Mammals - Bovidae - Cows and Buffalo

Alexander Oliveros Avila148Square
Puppy

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Alexander Oliveros Avila148Square
Doll

Toys

David Petty149Square
2 units
Roekers' Hoek (Smokers Corner)

Geometric and other shapes

David Petty151Square
8 units

Lips modular
Mary Lou's star

Geometric and other shapes

Mary Lou Reichard154$ US Dollar Bill
2 units
Shannon's star

Geometric and other shapes

Bill Reyes157PentagonOrigami Shannon
Folded by Rui Roda
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Federico Scalambra160Square
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Federico Scalambra162Square

Also in Orison 28/05
Origami Owl by Federico Scalambra folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Santa Claus and Christmas tree

Religion and Holidays - Christmas and Santa Claus

Loes Schakel164Square

Santa on one side, tree on the other
Wizard

People - Occupations - Witches and Wizards

Victoria Serova166Square
Prince Charming

Toys - Puppets

Jeremy Shafer181Square

A frog puppet
Tadpole finger puppet

Amphibians

Jeremy Shafer184Square
Fossil

Molluscs

Andres Sierra185Square
Walking stick - flying

Insects

Manuel Sirgo188Square

Also in AEP convention 2008
Origami Walking stick - flying by Manuel Sirgo on giladorigami.com
Folded by Pere Olivella
Kiwi

Birds - Apterygiformes - Kiwis

Gregory Suarez194Square
Turtle

Reptiles - Turtles

John Szinger202Square

Also in Origami Animal Sculpture by John Szinger
Also in Zing Origami by John Szinger
Origami Turtle by John Szinger Wet-folded from a square of Unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Nicolas Terry210Square

Also in AEP convention 2008
Also in Bogota Origami Convention 2014
Also in Olympiad 2
Also in OrigamIsrael 2016 3rd Convention
Origami Cat by Nicolas Terry folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Bulldog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Quentin Trollip214SquareOrigami Bulldog by Quentin Trollip Wet-folded from a square of double-sided mulberry paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dolphin

Mammals - Cetacea - Dolphins

Quentin Trollip221Square

Also in Origami Sequence by Quentin Trollip
Origami Dolphin by Quentin Trollip Folded from a square of Elephant-hide by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Celebration numbers

Symbols

Paula Versnick226Square

Also in Origami Made in Holland by Paula Versnick
Also in Origami Made in Holland by Paula Versnick
Also in BOS Convention 2007
Also in Origami Made in Holland by Paula Versnick

The numbers 25, 75, 40 and 30
Origami Celebration numbers by Paula Versnick on giladorigami.com
Folded by BOS 2007 convention exhibitor
Concave dodecahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Gadi Vishne230Rectangle - 1X2
12 units
Origami Concave dodecahedron by Gadi Vishne on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gadi Vishne
Omega star from 2 units

Geometric and other shapes

Gadi Vishne233Square
2 units
Origami Omega star from 2 units by Gadi Vishne on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gadi Vishne
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Michael Weinstein235Square