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Akira Yoshizawa Origami - Exhibition Catalog

by Akira Yoshizawa

Published:
1999 by Asahi Press
Pages:
140
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Japanese

Skill Level Intermediate
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? On some of the models
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

This is the catalog of an exhibition held in Tokyo in 1999, celebrating the 88th birthday of the late origami master Akira Yoshizawa.

There are almost a hundred pages of full-color, stunning photos of many of the works displayed, it's not only that the models themselves are life-like, the compositions of the photographs make them stand out even more in all their glory!

The book ends with diagrams for 16 of Yoshizawa's creations. While they look simple to fold, many of the folds are not landmarked, and to achieve good results takes practice.

There are 16 Origami Designs in Akira Yoshizawa Origami - Exhibition Catalog:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Iguanodon

Dinosaurs

Akira Yoshizawa110Square

Also in Antologia di Origami Animali by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Iguanodon by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of reptile dark brown scrapbooking paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Akira Yoshizawa112Square

Also in Antologia di Origami Animali by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 78
Origami Elephant by Akira Yoshizawa Wet-folded from a square of 160gsm Canson art paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Giraffe

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

Akira Yoshizawa114Triangle
2 units

Also in Origami Dokuhon I by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Giraffe by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Camel

Mammals - Camelidae - Camels

Akira Yoshizawa116Square
Panda

Mammals - Ursidae - Pandas

Akira Yoshizawa118Square
2 units

Also in Antologia di Origami Animali by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Fun (Tanoshii Origami) by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Sosaku Origami (Creative Origami) by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Panda by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Monkey

Mammals - Primates

Akira Yoshizawa120Square
2 units

Also in Sosaku Origami (Creative Origami) by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Monkey by Akira Yoshizawa Wet-folded from 2 squares of 160gsm Canson art paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Akira Yoshizawa122SquareOrigami Dog by Akira Yoshizawa Wet-folded from a square of 160gr Canson art paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Swan

Birds - Anseriformes - Swans

Akira Yoshizawa124Triangle

Also in Origami Dokuhon I by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Swan by Akira Yoshizawa Wet folded from a triangle of cardstock by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Wagtail

Birds - Passeriformes

Akira Yoshizawa126SquareOrigami Wagtail by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of double-sided Unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Turtle

Reptiles - Turtles

Akira Yoshizawa128Square

Also in A Arte dos Mestres de Origami by Mari Kanegae
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Beautiful Origami by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Journal (Russian) 14 1998 4
Origami Turtle by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of shizen handmade paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Manta ray

Fish

Akira Yoshizawa130Square
Mouse

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Akira Yoshizawa132Square

Also in Antologia di Origami Animali by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami USA Convention 2000
Also in ORU Magazine 11
Also in Sosaku Origami (Creative Origami) by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in The Origami World of Neal Elias by Dave Venables and Marc Cooman
and in other sources...
Origami Mouse by Akira Yoshizawa Wet-folded from a square of 160gsm Canson art paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Akira Yoshizawa133SquareOrigami Rabbit by Akira Yoshizawa on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Crab

Crustaceans

Akira Yoshizawa134Square
Frog

Amphibians

Akira Yoshizawa135Square

Can jump
Butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Akira Yoshizawa136Square

Also in ORU Magazine 12
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
Also in Der Falter 6
Also in Fun with Origami Paper Folding - Vol. 2 by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Hands-On Origami by Raul Rosado
and in other sources...
Origami Butterfly by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of textured foil paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com