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Origami USA Convention 1989

Published:
1989 by Origami USA
Pages:
315
Binding:
Spiral-bound
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9781490487946
ISBN-10:
1490487948

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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 101 Origami Designs in Origami USA Convention 1989:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Florida gator

Toys - Puppets

Chris Shneider23Rectangle - A size
Fish

Fish

Chris Shneider25Rectangle

Simple - from a business card
Flapping bird or butterfly

Toys - Action Models

Ed Sullivan26Square
With cuts
Cat mobile

Toys

Lore Schirokauer28Square
3 units
Snake

Reptiles - Snakes

Louise Cooper30Square
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Edwin Corrie33Square

Also in Paper Zoo by Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina
Also in Animal Origami 2 by Edwin Corrie
Origami Dog by Edwin Corrie on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Rabbit and tophat

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Edwin Corrie34Square
Fox

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Edwin Corrie37Square
Fish

Fish

Edwin Corrie38Square
Canada goose

Birds - Anseriformes - Ducks and Geese

Marvin Goodie39Triangle
Lizard

Reptiles

Steven Casey42Square
Bat

Mammals - Chiroptera - Bats

Doborah Claypool44Square
Cat - head

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Reuben Copen47Square

Cartoonish
Cat mask

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Joan Appel49Pentagon
Butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Nick Robinson51Rectangle - A size

Also in BOS Convention 2003 Autumn
Also in BOS Magazine 141
Also in CDO convention 1990
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Also in The Origami Bible by Nick Robinson
Origami Butterfly by Nick Robinson folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat mask

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Debbie Lekousis54Square
Mandrill

Mammals - Primates

Jerry Harris55Square
Beaver

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Robert J. Lang58Square
Anteater

Mammals - Xenarthra - Anteaters and Sloths

Jerry Harris60Square
Jellyfish

Cnidarians - Anemones and Jellyfish

Matt Harnick63Square
Barracuda

Fish

John Montroll65Square

Also in Origami Sea Life by John Montroll and Robert J. Lang
Also in Origami Under the Sea by John Montroll and Robert J. Lang
Origami Barracuda by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Eileen Tan
Goldfish

Fish - Goldfish

John Montroll72Square

Also in Origami Sea Life by John Montroll and Robert J. Lang
Also in Origami Under the Sea by John Montroll and Robert J. Lang
Origami Goldfish by John Montroll on giladorigami.com
Folded by Eileen Tan
Reindeer

Mammals - Cervidae - Deer and Moose

Peter Engel80Square

Also in BOS Convention 1984 Spring
Also in Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel
Origami Reindeer by Peter Engel on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Lobster

Crustaceans

Marc Kirschenbaum96Square
Toad

Amphibians

Jerry Harris103Square
Frog - kicking

Amphibians

Robert J. Lang105Square
Scorpion

Arachnids - Scorpions

Mark Bolitho109Square

Also in Origami Projects - Revised Edition by Mark Bolitho
Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Origami Scorpion by Mark Bolitho on giladorigami.com
Folded by Mark Bolitho
Wastebasket

Boxes and Containers

Douglas M. Caine114Square
Cup

Food

Traditional116Square

Also in Beginning Origami by Vicente Palacios
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
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
One shelf ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Maria Coplit119Square
Box

Boxes and Containers

Ed Sullivan120Square

Cannot be unfolded
Picture frame

Objects - Frames

Laura L. Kruskal121Rectangle - A size
Picture frame

Objects - Frames

Laura L. Kruskal122Rectangle - A size
Cement trowel

Objects

Steven Casey124Square
Napkin ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray125Square
Dreidel

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Sherri Bush126Square

Modular - very stylized
Chinese container

Boxes and Containers

Ricky W.K. Wong129Square
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Aldo Putignano130Square
Church

Buildings

Edwin Young132Square
Bowl

Boxes and Containers

Aldo Putignano134Square
Vaccum cleaner

Objects

Brian O'connel137Square
Menorah

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Sherri Bush139Square
9 units
Basket

Boxes and Containers

James M. Sakoda144Square
Pajarita medal

Objects

Julio Lopez Perez146Square
Cluster flower

Geometric and other shapes

Lore Schirokauer149Square
Inside out flower

Flora - Flowers

Florence Temko150Rectangle
Four kite flower

Flora - Flowers

Juan Lopez Figueroa153Square
Orchid

Flora - Flowers

Matt Harnick154Square
Lily

Flora - Flowers

Mark W. Kennedy159Square
Rose

Flora - Flowers

Alex Barber160Square

Kawasaki-style
Double headed arrow

Symbols

Cyril Tessier164$ US Dollar Bill
Whale

Mammals - Cetacea - Whales

Ed Sullivan166$ US Dollar Bill
Tree ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Dorothy Kaplan167$ US Dollar Bill
Box

Boxes and Containers

Timothy Murphy168$ US Dollar Bill
Rose

Flora - Flowers

Dorothy Kaplan170$ US Dollar Bill
Space ring

Rings

Florence Temko171$ US Dollar Bill
Ring

Rings

Kenneth Kawamura174$ US Dollar Bill
Rose

Flora - Flowers

Rosalind Joyce179$ US Dollar Bill
Star of David

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Fred Rohm183$ US Dollar Bill

Also in Making More with Money
Also in The Origami World of Neal Elias by Dave Venables and Marc Cooman
Also in The Paper Magazine 86
Also in The World of Fred Rohm 51 by Peter Ford
Origami Star of David by Fred Rohm on giladorigami.com
Folded by Michele Rousseau
Guitarist

Music and Musicians

Marc Kirschenbaum189$ US Dollar Bill

Also in Origami Journal (Russian) 20 1999 6
Also in Paper in Harmony by Marc Kirschenbaum
Origami Guitarist by Marc Kirschenbaum Folded from a US $bill proportioned rectangle of Unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Heart card frame

Objects - Frames

Aldo Putignano198Square
Heart lapel pin

Hearts

Francois Ziegler201Square
Heart with stand

Hearts

Francis Ow202Square
Purple heart

Hearts

Francis Ow204Square
Sweethearts

Hearts

Ranana Benjamin206Square

2 connected hearts
Heart stick pin

Hearts

David Shall208SquareOrigami Heart stick pin by David Shall on giladorigami.com
Folded by David Shall
Valentine gift box

Boxes and Containers

Martha Mitchen211Rectangle
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Don Sigal215Square
Arrowhead ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Unknown216Square
45 degree star unit

Geometric and other shapes

Nick Robinson219Square
6-piece coaster

Geometric and other shapes

Francis Ow221Square
6 units

Several variations
Modular cubes

Geometric and other shapes

Bennet Arnstein228Square
Hyperbolic parabola

Geometric and other shapes

Don Sigal231Square

Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Also in Origami - A Complete Step-by-Step Guide by Paul Jackson
Also in Study of Origami Forms - From the Perspective of New Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in The Complete Origami Course by Paul Jackson
Also in ORU Magazine 14
Also in Project Origami by Thomas Hull
and in other sources...
Origami Hyperbolic parabola by Don Sigal folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Yule star

Geometric and other shapes

Ranana Benjamin232Square
Sea serpent

Imaginary beings

Don Sigal234Square
Dragon

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Edwin Young236Square
Dragon

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Edwin Young238Square
Dragon - 5 headed

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Kenneth Kawamura240Square

Looks like a 5 headed flapping bird
Dragon - Chinese

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Louise Cooper245Square
Pegasus

Imaginary beings - Pegasi

Steven Casey249SquareOrigami Pegasus by Steven Casey Folded from a square of Alabaster paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rocking horse

Toys - Rocking Horses

Stephen Weiss250Square
Gargoyle

Imaginary beings

Jerry Harris253Square

Also in Origami Monsters and Mythical Beings by Jay Ansill
Also in Origami Sourcebook by Jay Ansill
Origami Gargoyle by Jerry Harris folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Jack in the box

Toys

Marc Kirschenbaum259Square
Wind surfer

Vehicles - Boats

Nick Robinson263Square

Simple & elegant
Plane

Toys - Planes

Ed Sullivan265Square
Hot air balloon

Toys

Carol Tams266Rectangle - 1X3
SST airplane

Toys - Planes

James M. Sakoda269Square
Airplane tower

Objects - Useful

James M. Sakoda270Square
Hot air balloon

Toys

Jack Gibson271Square
Sailboat lettermark

Letters and Envelopes

Della Lee Sue273Square
Sailboard

Vehicles - Boats

Timothy Murphy276Square
Copter

Toys - Planes

Mark W. Kennedy279Square
Paper people

People

Rachel Katz282Rectangle - 1X2
Boot

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Aldo Putignano284Square
Wristwatch

Objects - Timekeeping

Adonis Bernardo286Square
Baby doll and friends

People - Babies

Ichiro Kinoshita289Square
Mask

People

Steven Casey290Square
Clown face

People - Occupations - Clowns

Francois Ziegler291Square
Cigarette lighter

Objects

Nick Robinson292Rectangle - 1X3

Also in The Best of Annual Collections 1981-1995
Also in BOS Convention 2012 Spring
Also in Das Diagramm 18
Origami Cigarette lighter by Nick Robinson folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Skeleton hand in box

People - Anatomic parts - Skulls and Skeletons

Marc Kirschenbaum296Square
Baby buggy

Vehicles

Raymond Kane McLain307Square