Inspiring tips, techniques, and projects for transforming paper into folded works of art
Creative Origami & Beyond takes traditional origami to new levels, guiding readers through an exploration of dynamic ways to fold paper, including prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects demonstrating both traditional and contemporary origami methods.
Jenny Chan is an origami teacher, artist, and designer based in New York City. Her work has been featured in local newspapers, Good Housekeeping and more. Jenny has been the first place winner of The Craftys in the papercrafts and scrapbook category, which celebrates the best in crafts and DIY and is judged on technical expertise, creative expression, and innovation. Jenny offers free craft tutorials on her YouTube channel, home to millions of viewers since November 2013. Visit www.origamitree.com to learn more. Paul Frasco is an American origami designer focused on representational and animal designs. Accurate proportions take a back seat to bringing emotion to the final design and creating a fun and accessible folding sequence. Paul's work has been featured in public spaces, museums, and galleries around the country. He has created models for such clients as the American Museum of Natural History and Stony Brook University. Visit www.wetfold.com to learn more. Installation artist, art director, and workshop leader Coco Sato travels extensively to showcase her unique Giant Origami installations and run workshops at festivals and events. Her innate feel for artistry and craftsmanship is evident in all of her projects. Her work is deeply rooted in Japanese culture, yet the simplicity of her designs makes them timeless and versatile. Stacie Tamaki is a lifestyle and travel blogger, foodie, wine lover, girl-gone-geek, glamper, photographer, and nature lover. Formerly based out of the San Francisco Bay area, she now travels the country in her tiny glamper (glamorous+camper) aptly named The Glampette. Stacie launched Tinygami, an art, lifestyle, and travel blog in 2015. Visit www.stacietamaki.com or www.tinygami.wordpress.com to learn more.