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Japan's Creative Origami

by Kawai Toyoaki

Published:
1977 by Hoikusha
Pages:
130
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
ISBN-13:
9784586540358
ISBN-10:
4586540354

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Buy from: Amazon.jp

Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
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)? Varies

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There are 62 Origami Designs in Japan's Creative Origami:

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Crane

Birds - Gruiformes - Cranes

Traditional4Square

Also in A Thousand Cranes by Florence Temko
Also in Atlas de l'Origami
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
Also in Complete Origami by David Mitchell
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creased Magazine 6
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Origami Crane by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Flapping crane

Toys - Action Models

Kawai Toyoaki5Square
Yakko san

Toys

Traditional8Square
2 units

Also in Paper Folding for Beginners by Murray and Rigney
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Enjoy Origami in English (Joy of Origami!) by Satoshi Takagi
Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in Everything Origami by Matthew Gardiner
and in other sources...

Footman
Origami Yakko san by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Decorative paper ball

Geometric and other shapes

Kawai Toyoaki9Square
6 units
Sanbo

Boxes and Containers

Traditional12Square

Also in The Art and Wonder of Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
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Also in NOA Magazine 9
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Also in NOA Magazine 78
and in other sources...

Offering box
Origami Sanbo by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat-shaped box

Boxes and Containers

Kawai Toyoaki13Square
Bantam hen

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Kawai Toyoaki16Square
Bantam hen

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Traditional17Square
With cuts
Raccoon

Mammals - Procyonidae - Raccoons

Kawai Toyoaki20Square
Raccoon

Mammals - Procyonidae - Raccoons

Traditional21Square
With cuts
Ghost

Imaginary beings

Traditional24Square
With cuts
Ghost

Imaginary beings

Kawai Toyoaki25Square
Mushroom

Fungi

Kawai Toyoaki28Square
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Traditional29Square
With cuts
Noshi

Boxes and Containers

Traditional32Square
2 units
Crane-shaped noshi

Letters and Envelopes

Kawai Toyoaki33Rectangle
With cuts
Treasure ship

Vehicles - Boats

Traditional36Square

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Also in NOA Magazine 0 1974 Vol. 2
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and in other sources...
Origami Treasure ship by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Yacht

Vehicles - Boats

Kawai Toyoaki37Square
Fox mask

Toys - Puppets

Traditional40Square
Jet plane

Toys - Planes

Traditional44Square
Jet plane 1

Toys - Planes

Kawai Toyoaki45Square
Frog

Amphibians

Traditional48Square

Also in Bugagami by Jeffrey Rutzky
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
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Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 1 by Toshie Takahama
Also in Difficult Origami by Chris Alexander
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Ecuador Convention 2014
and in other sources...
Origami Frog by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Tree frog

Amphibians

Kawai Toyoaki49Rectangle - 1X2
With cuts
Cicada

Insects

Traditional52Square
Cicada

Insects

Kawai Toyoaki53Square
Display box

Boxes and Containers

Traditional56Square

Also in Origami Twelve Days of Christmas: And Santa, too! by John Montroll
Also in Teach Yourself Origami by John Montroll
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
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Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
and in other sources...
Origami Display box by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Masu box

Boxes and Containers

Traditional57Square
2 units

Also in Creative Origami and Beyond
Also in Enjoy Origami in English (Joy of Origami!) by Satoshi Takagi
Also in NOA Magazine 134
Also in NOA Magazine 165
Also in NOA Magazine 167
Also in NOA Magazine 490
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and in other sources...
Origami Masu box by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Samurai helmet

Clothes - Hats

Traditional60Square

Also in NOA Magazine 177
Also in NOA Magazine 188
Also in NOA Magazine 189
Also in Origami 1-2-3 by David Petty
Also in Origami in English by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Teach Yourself Origami by John Montroll
Also in Complete Origami by David Mitchell
and in other sources...
Origami Samurai helmet by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Sea bream

Fish

Traditional60Square
With cuts
Tropical fish

Fish

Kawai Toyoaki61Square
Pig

Mammals - Suidae - Pigs and Boars

Traditional64Square
Ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Kawai Toyoaki65Square
4 units
Pigeon

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Kawai Toyoaki68Square
Parakeet

Birds - Psittaciformes - Parrots

Traditional69Square
With cuts
Carp streamer

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Traditional72Square
With cuts
Dog - sitting

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Kawai Toyoaki72Square
Magic boat

Toys

Traditional76Square
Vase

Boxes and Containers

Kawai Toyoaki77Square
Seal

Mammals - Pinnipedia - Seals and Sea Lions

Kawai Toyoaki80Square
Seal

Mammals - Pinnipedia - Seals and Sea Lions

Traditional81Square
With cuts
Organ

Music and Musicians

Traditional84Square

Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Enjoy Origami in English (Joy of Origami!) by Satoshi Takagi
Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in NOA Magazine 146
and in other sources...
Origami Organ by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Balloon

Toys

Traditional85Square

Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in NOA Magazine 278
Also in Origami de Christmas
Also in Origami in English by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Origami Text in 4 Languages
Also in Quick and Easy Origami Christmas by Toshie Takahama
and in other sources...
Origami Balloon by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Eagle

Birds - Falconiformes - Birds of prey

Traditional88Square
Mandarin duck

Birds - Anseriformes - Ducks and Geese

Traditional92Square
With cuts
Swan container

Boxes and Containers

Kawai Toyoaki92Square
Farm house

Buildings

Traditional96Square
Flapping crow

Toys - Action Models

Kawai Toyoaki98Square
Small box

Boxes and Containers

Kawai Toyoaki98Square
2 units
Buffalo

Mammals - Bovidae - Cows and Buffalo

Kawai Toyoaki100Square
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Kawai Toyoaki102Square
Penguin

Birds - Sphenisciformes - Penguins

Kawai Toyoaki103Square
Tadpole

Amphibians

Kawai Toyoaki104Square
Purse

Objects - Wallets

Kawai Toyoaki105Square
Fox mask

Toys - Puppets

Kawai Toyoaki106Square
Monkey

Mammals - Primates

Kawai Toyoaki108Rectangle - 1X2
Owl

Birds - Strigiformes - Owls

Kawai Toyoaki110Square
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Kawai Toyoaki112Square
Parakeet

Birds - Psittaciformes - Parrots

Kawai Toyoaki114Square
Goat

Mammals - Bovidae - Sheep, Goats and Bovides

Kawai Toyoaki116Square
Paper fold

Letters and Envelopes

Kawai Toyoaki118Square
Eagle

Birds - Falconiformes - Birds of prey

Kawai Toyoaki119Square
Farm house

Buildings

Kawai Toyoaki120Square
With cuts