Oriland Origami Series
Origami Magic Ball Wonders~From Dragon's Egg to Hot Air Balloon~
by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
Publication Date: 2015/10/01
Product Format: paperback
Contents: 33+ origami-designs
Color: Full Color
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Origami Magic Ball Wonders will show you how to make the Shumakov's popular design, 'Magic Ball' aka 'Dragon's Egg' and a dazzling array of its numerous versions from one-piece to multi-piece spheres as well as marvelous related designs that prominently display the Magic Ball pattern!
This book is your ultimate guide to the Magic Ball Universe! With the designer's secrets revealed in the book it's never been so easy to make the Magic Ball / Dragon's Egg that possesses the magical feel of transformation with its organic texture and highly flexible shape! Also discover the original design that was created in two versions - one using glue and the other using hidden paper locks, no glue.
The book starts with various one-piece Magic Balls and then presents diverse multi-piece Magic Ball designs with an impressive array of versions, including the Spyro Magic Ball, Zebra Magic Ball and Yin-Yang Dragon's Eggs. The modular approach allows you to play with many aspects from color combinations to mixing folding patterns. Inverse forms and intricate Shape Shifters demonstrate some unusual designs like Magic Metaballs! The final part of the book offers related Magic Ball designs: Decorative Stars, including a fun action model - the Rotating Star, the Fir Tree, fantastic Magic Hot Air Balloons and the adorable Mini Foldingburg Castle!
Do-It-Yourself - fold these wonderful Magic Ball / Dragon's Egg designs, created by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov! There are 740 detailed step-by-step colorful vector- and photo-diagrams with thorough written instructions and 300+ photos of examples of completed projects that will guide you through folding the 33 original origami designs plus numerous variations and ideas! For every project, there are recommendations on paper type and size including an indication of the size of the completed model. The designs are high-intermediate to complex level of folding and are a good challenge for the novice folder as well as an enjoyable experience for the expert.
The book presents a lot of material for your origami inspiration and exploration, opening infinite possibilities to play with the Dragon's Egg / Magic Ball and create various origami forms from practical designs to abstract artworks. Have a creative and fun time with this book, making your own Origami Magic Ball Wonders from Dragon's Egg to Hot Air Balloon! Happy folding!
Contents:Mini Magic Ball (Paper Lock); Middle Magic Ball (Paper Lock), Mini-Middle Magic Ball (Paper Lock); Magic Ball (Paper Lock); Dragon's Egg / Magic Ball (Tape/Glue); Multi-Piece Magic Balls (Vertical Modules, Squares) - 3-Piece Magic Ball, 4-Piece Magic Urchin; Multi-Piece Magic Balls (Vertical Modules, Rectangles) - 5-Piece Magic Ball, 7-Piece Magic Urchin, 2-Piece Magic Ball, 3-Piece Magic Urchin, 16-Piece Rainbow Magic Sphere; Multi-Piece Magic Balls (Ring-Modules, Rectangles) - 14-Piece Dragon's Egg, Yin-Yang Dragon's Eggs, 8-Piece Dragon's Egg, Multi-Piece Dragon’s Egg (Not Overlapped Ring-Modules); Multi-Piece Magic Balls (Ring-Modules, Squares) - 24-Piece Magic Ball, 40-Piece Dragon's Egg, 48-Piece Dragon's Egg, 60-Piece Dragon's Egg; Spyro Magic Balls (one strip or modules); Zebra Magic Balls (Ring-Modules or Spiro-Strip); Inverse Forms; Shape Shifters - Alternating Rows, Magic Metaballs, Abstract Forms; Magic B-All Stars (decoration and action fun) - Deco Stars, Flip Star, Rotating Star; Cute Fir Tree; Magic Hot Air Balloons - 8-Piece Balloon Envelope, 14-Piece Balloon Envelope, 24-Piece Balloon Envelope, 40-Piece Balloon Envelope; Mini Foldingburg Castle; Infinite Possibilities with Dragon’s Egg / Magic Ball.
Origami Magic Ball Wonders: From Dragon's Egg To Hot Air Balloon. Copyright © 2015 by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever (including tutorials) without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. For information, address info [at] oriland.com