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About Nick Robinson
Since the mid 80s, Nick has worked as a professional origami teacher, travelling round schools, libraries, youth clubs, hospitals and art galleries, teaching origami and paper artwork. He runs sessions with people of all ages and physical abilities. He currently teaches several sessions a week in primary schools.
He has appeared on television in England and Germany, and has fulfilled numerous commissions for magazine, television and internet advertising campaigns. Over 200 of his original origami creations have been published in 13 countries around the world, including a Japanese newspaper. He has submitted work to many prestigious exhibitions around the world. In 1994 he won three of the five categories for the International Alice in Wonderland Origami competition. His origami website is www.origami.me.uk
He has written and illustrated over thirty origami books, with total world-wide sales of several millions. Nick is in his early 50's and lives in Sheffield, England with wife Alison, grown-up children Daisy and Nick plus cats Rhubarb & Matilda. As a former professional musician he still performs solo improvised ambient guitar concerts.
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World's Best Origami is an amazing collection of more than 100 of the most unusual and best-loved origami patterns ever created. Expert origami artist Nick Robinson has collected traditional origami patterns as well as his own pieces and those from some of the greatest origami artists in the world - many in print here for the first time ever.
? More than 100 pieces-the most comprehensive origami book on the market
?Projects rated from beginner to advanced and include everything from boxes, containers, geometrics, and abstracts to figures, birds, animals, and flowers, and more-this unique volume has something for everyone at every skill level
?Each diagram clearly displayed with easy-to-understand instructions
?The only book to include the works of several masters of the craft, including Edwin Corrie and Francesco Guarnieri, as well as the author
Discover How To:
* Get prepared to start folding
* Understand the international language of origami
* Fold all the basic bases
* Source your paper
* Design creations and draw your own diagrams
About the author
Nick Robinson is a professional origami artist, and has been "folding paper" for 25 years. He has been a member of the British Origami Society for over 20 years, and currently he edits their magazine, as well as maintaining their website.
Fold a couple of black cats for your Halloween decorations, and make company for them in the forms of a bat, ghost, and vampire. You'll find witches galore among these figures, as well as a cauldron and a tombstone, fearsome fangs and a grasping hand, and other creepy but fun seasonal motifs.