Dear Friend of Oriland!
It’s been awhile since we were in touch with you because for the last 6 months we were working hard on our biggest origami book to the date! And now we are very excited to share the latest Oriland news! So, get comfortable and prepare to meet Origami Magic Ball Wonders! :-)
Ta-da!!! We are happy to announce the 164-page full color book ‘ORIGAMI MAGIC BALL WONDERS: From Dragon’s Egg to Hot Air Balloon’!
This book will show you how to make our 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!
It 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!
More info – the model menu, screenshots etc. at: http://www.oriland.com/store/ebooks/origami_magic_ball_wonders/main.php
The book is published in paperback format as well as in digital format (PDF).
For those who like digital format – the matching eBook edition (PDF) is up on our Oriland.com. It’s just 9.95 USD! Order now, download instantly and start your Magic Ball adventure! http://www.oriland.com/store/ebooks/origami_magic_ball_wonders/main.php
And if you prefer paper books – the paperback book can be ordered over Amazon sites – Amazon.com and Amazon Europe: Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es. Since it’s a big book with 164 pages in full colors, the paperbook is pricey (35 USD). It will definitely make a great addition to your origami library and can be a wonderful present to any origami enthusiast. On the moment there is free shipping for this book on Amazon.com and some other Amazon sites.
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! :-)
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All this exciting news is brought to you by the elves and faeries of Oriland :-)
You’re always welcome to Oriland!
Katrin and Yuri
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