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Origami USA Convention 1988

Published:
1988 by Origami USA
Pages:
307
Binding:
Spiral-bound
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9781490472713
ISBN-10:
1490472711

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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 109 Origami Designs in Origami USA Convention 1988:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Stands

Objects - Useful

Douglas Shachnow16Square

Several display ideas
Bird

Birds

Ranana Benjamin20Square
Dove

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Mark W. Kennedy23Square
Goldfish

Fish - Goldfish

Mark W. Kennedy23Square
Frog - jumping

Toys - Action Models

Traditional24Square

From a business card
Dolphin

Mammals - Cetacea - Dolphins

Robert J. Lang25Square

Also in Origami Zoo by Robert J. Lang and Stephen Weiss

Action model
Origami Dolphin by Robert J. Lang on giladorigami.com
Folded by Nicolas Terry
Swallow

Birds - Passeriformes

Katherine M. Riley26Square
Frog - talking

Amphibians

Michael Sussman27Square
Dinosaur

Dinosaurs

Florence Temko28Square
Butterfly card

Letters and Envelopes

Craig Macdonald29Rectangle - A size
Seagull

Birds - Charadriiformes - Gulls

James M. Clark31Square

Gliding toy
Birds on surfing board

Birds

Martha Mitchen32Square
Hare

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Yoshihide Momotani36Rectangle - Long strip
Bird bookmark

Bookmarks

Sandra B. Ogden37Square
Mouse

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Nick Robinson39Rectangle - A size
Frog - jumping with eyes and toes

Toys - Action Models

Dan Torpey40Square

A variation on the traditional jumping frog
Hummingbird

Birds - Apodiformes - Hummingbirds

Joe F.K. Wiatrowski42Square
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Edwin Young44Square
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Edwin Young46Square
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Edwin Young47Square
Peacock lapel pin

Birds - Galliformes - Peacocks

Douglas M. Caine48Square
Opus (cartoon character)

Media and Culture

Robert J. Lang50Square
Butterfly - swallowtail

Insects - Butterflies

Yoshihide Momotani54Square
Tyrannosaurus

Dinosaurs - Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dan Torpey56Square
Tiger

Mammals - Felidae - Tigers and Leopards

Peter Engel60Square

Also in Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel
Origami Tiger by Peter Engel Folded from a square of Kathy Stevick's tissue-foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Alligator

Reptiles - Alligators and Crocodiles

Peter Engel67Square

Also in A Arte dos Mestres de Origami by Mari Kanegae
Also in Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel
Origami Alligator by Peter Engel on giladorigami.com
Folded by Yoshiaki Ichikawa
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Peter Engel73Square
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Alain Georgeot85Square
Rearing dragon

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Marc Kirschenbaum88Square

Also in Origami USA Convention 2011
Also in Awesome Origami - Vol. 2 by J.C. Nolan
Also in Origami Kids by J.C. Nolan
Also in Origami Monsters and Mythical Beings by Jay Ansill
Also in Origami Sourcebook by Jay Ansill
Origami Rearing dragon by Marc Kirschenbaum folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Ring wraith

Imaginary beings

Ross Kohler99Square
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Robert J. Lang104Square

Also in A Arte dos Mestres de Origami by Mari Kanegae
Also in Origami Zoo by Robert J. Lang and Stephen Weiss
Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1
Origami Rabbit by Robert J. Lang Folded from a square of kami by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Weevil

Insects

John Montroll110Square

Also in Origami Sculptures by John Montroll
Origami Weevil by John Montroll Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Iguanodon

Dinosaurs

John Montroll122Square

Also in Dinosaur Origami by John Montroll
Also in Prehistoric Origami by John Montroll
Also in Prehistoric Origami - Second Revised Edition by John Montroll
Origami Iguanodon by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Satoshi Itoh
Triceratops

Dinosaurs - Triceratops

John Montroll130Square

Also in Dinosaur Origami by John Montroll
Also in Prehistoric Origami by John Montroll
Also in Prehistoric Origami - Second Revised Edition by John Montroll
Origami Triceratops by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Satoshi Itoh
Snake

Reptiles - Snakes

Dan Torpey139Rectangle - 1X3
Snap Hexahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Edwin Corrie143Square
Star'n pentagon

Geometric and other shapes

Rachel Katz144Square
5 units
Shutter box

Boxes and Containers

Douglas M. Caine145Rectangle - A size
4 units
Lissa's star

Geometric and other shapes

Dorothy Kaplan147Square
Fore-star

Geometric and other shapes

Martha Mitchen149Square
Twin cube

Geometric and other shapes

Nick Robinson152Square
2 units
Rotating tetrahedron

Toys

Carol Ann Wilk153Square
6 units
Waterbombic dodecahedron

Geometric and other shapes

David Brill156Rectangle - A size
3 units

Also in BOS Convention 1986 Spring
Also in Bogota Origami Convention 2015
Also in Brilliant Origami by David Brill
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 102
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Origami Waterbombic dodecahedron by David Brill on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gilad Ayalon
3D star

Geometric and other shapes

Martha Mitchen158Pentagon
Cuboctahedron

Geometric and other shapes

James M. Sakoda160Square
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Philip Shen161Square

Twist-folded
Venetian double cube

Geometric and other shapes

David Brill162Rectangle
12 units
10 pointed star

Geometric and other shapes

Philip Shen165Pentagon
8 pointed star

Geometric and other shapes

Philip Shen167Square

Also in MFPP 1991 Convention
Also in BOS Magazine 123
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Also in The Paper Magazine 88
Also in NOA Magazine 172
Also in Origami El Mundo Nuevo by Kunihiko Kasahara
and in other sources...
Origami 8 pointed star by Philip Shen on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gabriel Vong
Cross

Geometric and other shapes

Philip Shen170Square
Heart

Hearts

Edwin Corrie173Square
Heart card

Hearts

Gay Merrill Gross174Rectangle - 1X2
Heart box

Boxes and Containers

Janet Hemilton177Rectangle - 1X2
Heart

Hearts

Karen Reeds180Square
Slippers

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Jean Claude Correia181Square
Earring

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray183Square
Earring

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray185Square
Knight's helmet or Aviator's cap

Clothes - Hats

Japanese187Rectangle - A size
Elven boot

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Japanese188$ US Dollar Bill
Sailboat hat

Clothes - Hats

Laura L. Kruskal189Rectangle - A size
Crown

Clothes - Hats

Michael Sussman195Square
A fold worth a thousand words - Mouth with tounge

People - Anatomic parts

Joe F.K. Wiatrowski196Square
Coin purse

Objects - Wallets

James M. Clark197Square

Tato-style
Moroccan coin purse

Objects - Wallets

David Shall198Square
Torah scroll

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Paul H. Krueger201$ US Dollar Bill
Billoid

Geometric and other shapes

Timothy Murphy204$ US Dollar Bill
Captain's insignia

Symbols

Cyril Tessier206$ US Dollar Bill
Top hat

Clothes - Hats

Cyril Tessier208Square
Sunglasses

Objects

Catherine Abbott210$ US Dollar Bill
2 units
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Stephen Weiss211$ US Dollar Bill
Valentine

Hearts

Ted Bond214$ US Dollar Bill
Inflation

Geometric and other shapes

Marc Kirschenbaum217$ US Dollar Bill

Also in Making More with Money

A $ reduced in size
Origami Inflation by Marc Kirschenbaum on giladorigami.com
Folded by Michele Rousseau
Star of David

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Marc Kirschenbaum220$ US Dollar Bill
Plane

Vehicles - Airplanes

Joe F.K. Wiatrowski222$ US Dollar BillOrigami Plane by Joe F.K. Wiatrowski on giladorigami.com
Folded by Michele Rousseau
Cannon

Objects - Weapons

Joe F.K. Wiatrowski225$ US Dollar Bill
Pig

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

Joe F.K. Wiatrowski228$ US Dollar BillOrigami Pig by Joe F.K. Wiatrowski on giladorigami.com
Folded by Michele Rousseau
Piggy bank

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

John Montroll231$ US Dollar Bill

Also in Making More with Money

Very nice pig with a place for a coin
Origami Piggy bank by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Michele Rousseau
Envelope

Letters and Envelopes

Didier Boursin235Square
Candy popper

Toys - Noisemaking

Eric Kenneway236Square

A noisy toy
Envelope

Letters and Envelopes

Francis Ow238Circle
Cradle - rocking

Objects - Furniture

Francis Ow239Circle
Vase

Boxes and Containers

Aldo Putignano240Square
Circus tent

Buildings

Elizabeth Reeds242Square
Pinwheel

Toys

Karen Reeds243Square
Box

Boxes and Containers

Florence Temko244Square
Bookmark

Bookmarks

Dan Torpey245Square
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Ranana Benjamin247Square
Envelope

Letters and Envelopes

Frances LeVangia249Rectangle - A size
Rattle

Toys - Noisemaking

Marc Kirschenbaum251Rectangle - 1X2
Dice

Geometric and other shapes

Ronald Levy253Square

Cubes
Rocking chair

Objects - Furniture

Francis Ow255Square
Ginger jar

Boxes and Containers

Aldo Putignano256Square
Plane

Toys - Planes

Eiko Momotani256Square
Space shuttle

Vehicles - Spacecrafts

Nick Robinson259Square
Aircraft

Vehicles - Airplanes

Ricky W.K. Wong260Square
Lindberg's Spirit of St. Louis

Vehicles - Airplanes

Aaron Einbond262Rectangle - 1X2
Claw hammer

Objects

David Shall268Rectangle - 1X3

Also in Papercopia by David Shall
Origami Claw hammer by David Shall Folded from a rectangle of Japanese foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Mercury fly trap

Flora - Trees and Plants

James M. Clark276Square
Jack-O-lantern

Religion and Holidays - Halloween

James M. Clark280Square

A ball shape
Sun spirit

Geometric and other shapes

Lore Schirokauer281Square
Diamond center

Geometric and other shapes

Lore Schirokauer283Square
Iris spirit

Geometric and other shapes

Lore Schirokauer284Square
Morning star flower

Flora - Flowers

Lore Schirokauer285Square
Camilla with 4 leaves

Geometric and other shapes

Edwin Young286Square
Rose

Flora - Flowers

Ted Norminton288Square
Gargoyle

Imaginary beings

Nick Robinson289Square
The wishin' magician

Toys

Rachel Katz291Square

An origami story
Butterfly ring

Rings

Mark Overmars295Rectangle - 1X4
Helicopter

Vehicles - Airplanes

Marc Kirschenbaum296Square