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LaFosse, Michael G.

Overview
Works: 131 works in 313 publications in 2 languages and 13,328 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TT870, 736.982
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Most widely held works by Michael G LaFosse
Between the folds : a film about finding inspiration in unexpected places by Vanessa Gould( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This award winning documentary 'Between the Folds' chronicles the stories of ten fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degree - all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paperfolders. As they converge on the unlikely medium of origami, these artists and scientists reinterpret the world in paper, and bring forth a bold mix of sensibilities towards art, expressiveness, creativity and meaning. And, together these offbeat and provocative minds demonstrate the innumerable ways that art and science come to bear as we struggle to understand and honor the world around us - as artists, scientists, creators, collaborators, preservers, and simply curious beings. Photographed with an original score featuring the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, the film paints an arresting portrait of the mysterious creative threads that bind us all - fusing science and sculpture, form and function, ancient and new."--Kanopy website
Making origami cards step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for making eight origami cards
Making origami Christmas decorations step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for a variety of Christmas decorations, including angels, stars, and wreaths
Making basic origami shapes step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for making a variety different shapes
Making origami animals step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for making a variety of animals, including bats, cats, and ducks
Trash origami : 25 paper folding projects reusing everyday materials by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two famed origami artists and award-winning authors offer 25 fun and innovative origami projects from their renowned Origamido Studio as well as many of the world's most talented paper-folding designers
Making origami vehicles step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for making a variety of vehicles, including cars, boats, and planes
Making origami toys step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for making a variety of toys, including a spinner, dart, and jumping frog
Making origami fish step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper folding instructions for creating a variety of fish
Making origami masks step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruction in creating a variety of paper facemasks with origami
Japanese paper crafting : create 17 paper craft projects & make your own beautiful washi paper by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains illustrated instructions for seventeen Japanese paper art projects, including how to prepare the Washi paper and construct origami cranes, Masu boxes, clutch purses, vase covers, and more
Making origami puzzles step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides paper-folding instruction for creating a variety of puzzling shapes
Making origami science experiments step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for creating items that can be used in science experiments
Origamidō : the art of folded paper by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making origami paper airplanes step by step by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers step-by-step instruction for paper airplanes, such as the Safe-T Dart, the Stacking Wing, and the Huck Finn
LaFosse & Alexander's essential book of origami : become a better folder through 16 clear lessons, beginner to intermediate : the complete guide for everyone by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander share their wisdom and expertise in this complete introduction to the world of origami paper folding. Beginning origami folders can progress through 16 step-by-step lessons, each with an accompanying video lesson on the free DVD included with this book. Each lesson features a project that's been selected to encourage development of origami folding techniques in a highly enjoyable way. Most of the projects are original, never seen before in print. World-renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander share their wisdom and expertise in this complete introduction to the world of origami paper folding. Beginning origami folders can progress through 16 step-by-step lessons, each with an accompanying video lesson on the free DVD included with this book. Each lesson features a project that's been selected to encourage development of origami folding techniques in a highly enjoyable way. Most of the projects are original, never seen before in print, "--Amazon.com
Advanced origami : an artist's guide to performances in paper by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn advanced techniques for experienced folders, try 15 original and challenging projects, and make the perfect paper for origami art
Origami : Asian arts & crafts for creative kids by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids is the first series that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands-on projects readers will engage in activities to gain a better understanding of each art form. By nurturing children's abilities in areas such as haiku and origami, these books bring new dimensions to the lives of young readers. Children will have hours of fun with these 15 projects to introduce them to the exciting world of origami. A crane, a bat, and a lotus-topped gift box are just a few of the simple projects for first-time paper folders. The book includes an introduction to origami that explores its history, the kinds of paper used, preparation, and basic folding techniques. Each of the fifteen projects explores a different aspect of Asian culture. Origami is a wonderful way to stimulate a child's imagination and their interest in Asian art
Origami activities : Asian arts & crafts for creative kids by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for fifteen paper-folding projects, including a koi fish, lotus flower, and crane
Michael LaFosse's origami butterflies : elegant designs from a master folder by Michael G LaFosse( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whimsical, exquisite and fragile, butterflies and moths have enchanted and inspired people for centuries. Origami artist Michael G. LaFosse is no exception. His original butterfly paper-folding techniques are a dramatic new development in origami--which some have hailed as the most important advance in origami since the first paper cranes appeared centuries ago. Hundreds of LaFosse butterflies have been featured in exhibitions around the world and his iconic designs are now eagerly sought and widely imitated by folding enthusiasts everywhere. Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies presents 26 original projects from LaFosse's extensive butterfly and moth repertoire, including all his personal favorites. This collection has many rarely-seen designs, and several of the models illustrate new technical and design achievements made possible by the ingenious "LaFosse Origami Butterfly Folding System." These elegant forms--each created from a single square sheet of paper without cutting or glue--showcase the versatility of the folding system. All are deceptively simple, yet provide a solid foundation for creative flights of fancy in the hands of an experienced folder. Clear step-by-step instructions show you how to make literally hundreds of different variations by making small adjustments to a few key folds! Whether dry-folded from recycled candy wrappers or wet-folded from expensive handmade papers, these designs exemplify the best aspects of the paper folder's art today. This exciting new book with accompanying DVD represents the culmination of a lifetime of designing and perfecting the art of origami butterflies. It contains everything you need to create your own unique collection! Butterflies include: A Butterfly for Vanessa Gould The Butterfly for Robert Lang A Butterfly for Eric Joisel A Swallowtail for Guy Kawasaki The Boston Butterfly The Mudarri Luna Moth "--
 
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Making origami Christmas decorations step by step
Alternative Names
Fosse, Michael G. La

Lafosse, Michael

LaFosse, Michael J.

ラフォッセ, マイケル・G.

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Making origami Christmas decorations step by stepMaking basic origami shapes step by stepMaking origami animals step by stepTrash origami : 25 paper folding projects reusing everyday materialsMaking origami vehicles step by stepMaking origami toys step by stepMaking origami fish step by stepMaking origami masks step by step