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Beautiful Origami

by Akira Yoshizawa

Published:
1974 by Kamakura Shobo
Pages:
80
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
Japanese
ISBN-13:
9784308000917
ISBN-10:
4308000912

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Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Mostly
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? No
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

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There are 48 Origami Designs in Beautiful Origami:

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Puppy

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Akira Yoshizawa2Square
Flying carpet

Toys - Planes

Akira Yoshizawa4Square
Glider

Toys - Planes

Akira Yoshizawa5Square
Houses

Buildings

Akira Yoshizawa6Square

5 variations
Trees

Flora - Trees and Plants

Akira Yoshizawa7Square

4 variations
Butterflies

Insects - Butterflies

Akira Yoshizawa8Square

8 variations
Leaf

Flora - Trees and Plants

Akira Yoshizawa10Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Pajarita Especial 1985 - Pliar 85
and in other sources...
Origami Leaf by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Snail

Molluscs

Akira Yoshizawa11Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Pajarita Especial 1985 - Pliar 85
and in other sources...
Origami Snail by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Fairy tale caps

Clothes - Hats

Akira Yoshizawa12Square
Crown

Clothes - Hats

Akira Yoshizawa13Square
Tiger cub

Mammals - Felidae - Tigers and Leopards

Akira Yoshizawa14Square
2 units
Goblin mask

Imaginary beings

Akira Yoshizawa16Square

Tengu
Crow-billed goblin mask

Imaginary beings

Akira Yoshizawa17Square

Tengu
Goldfish

Fish - Goldfish

Akira Yoshizawa19Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Goldfish by Akira Yoshizawa Wet-folded from a square of India Gold scrapbooking paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Flower

Flora - Flowers

Akira Yoshizawa20Square
2 units
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Akira Yoshizawa21Square
Hina dolls - emperor and empress

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Akira Yoshizawa26Square
Five musicians

Music and Musicians

Akira Yoshizawa28Square
Carp streamer

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Akira Yoshizawa30Square
Helmet

Clothes - Hats

Akira Yoshizawa31Square
Iris

Flora - Flowers

Akira Yoshizawa32Hexagon

2 variations
Angel fish

Fish

Akira Yoshizawa34Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Angel fish by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cuckoo

Birds - Passeriformes

Akira Yoshizawa36Square
Wild goose

Birds - Anseriformes - Ducks and Geese

Akira Yoshizawa37Triangle

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Wild goose by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Pheasant

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Akira Yoshizawa38Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa

Male and female
Origami Pheasant by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Bird

Birds - Passeriformes

Akira Yoshizawa40Square
Dragonfly

Insects

Akira Yoshizawa42Triangle
Bell cricket

Insects

Akira Yoshizawa44Square
Grasshopper

Insects

Akira Yoshizawa45Triangle
Fox head

Mammals - Canidae - Dog Family

Akira Yoshizawa46Square
Crane

Birds - Gruiformes - Cranes

Akira Yoshizawa47Triangle

Variations from several shapes
Shrimp

Crustaceans

Akira Yoshizawa48Triangle

Also in Origami Museum 1: Animals by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Antologia di Origami Animali by Akira Yoshizawa

2 variations
Origami Shrimp by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Fish

Fish

Akira Yoshizawa50Diamond

2 variations
Turtle

Reptiles - Turtles

Akira Yoshizawa53Square

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 Akira Yoshizawa Origami - Exhibition Catalog 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
Bear cub

Mammals - Ursidae - Bears

Akira Yoshizawa55Square
2 units
Sakhalin husky

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Akira Yoshizawa56Square
2 units

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa

Sled dog
Origami Sakhalin husky by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Gorilla

Mammals - Primates - Gorillas

Akira Yoshizawa59Square

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 ORU Magazine 5
Origami Gorilla by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of Tant paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Akira Yoshizawa60Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Rabbit by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Christmas stocking

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Akira Yoshizawa62Square
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Akira Yoshizawa62Square
Candle

Objects - Candles and Light

Akira Yoshizawa63Square
Santa with bag

Religion and Holidays - Christmas and Santa Claus

Akira Yoshizawa65Square
2 units

Also in BOS Convention 1997 Autumn
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Simple Origami by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Santa with bag by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Lion mask

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Akira Yoshizawa66Square
Demon mask

Imaginary beings - Demons

Akira Yoshizawa67Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Demon mask by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Power boat

Vehicles - Boats

Akira Yoshizawa70Square
Airplane

Vehicles - Airplanes

Akira Yoshizawa72Triangle
Lighthouse

Buildings

Akira Yoshizawa74Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in BOS Convention 1997 Spring
Origami Lighthouse by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Snow Child

People

Akira Yoshizawa76Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Origami Snow Child by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com