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Many of you are addicted to such a wonderful view of creativity as origami. So what is it?
Origami - the art of folding paper crafts, mostly without the use of scissors and glue. This activity has its roots in antiquity. "The Japanese Chronicles" ("Nihongi") claim that origami originated in 610 AD From China to Japan came to the secret of making paper. At first, it was made from silkworm cocoons, provarivaya them, rubbing and drying on mats. The result was a thin silky layer that after otglazhivaniya turned into paper. However, silk cocoons were very expensive, and replaced them with cheap raw materials: bark, bamboo stalks, rags, etc. Thus was created a unique material that can be added, and thus it keeps its shape perfectly folded figures. The old method of making paper is thriving in Japan, I still have. Next to the huge factories producing paper by modern technology, there are small shops, which are made according to ancient recipes expensive, luxury paper.
Ori kami in Japanese - folded paper folded or deity. This art was used in rituals, and is still considered somewhat sacred.
Origami is different:
Classic Origami involves manufacturing figures from the square without scissors and glue.
Modular origami - the art to create complex compositions from a variety of separately manufactured modules; modular origami can be used for adhesive bonding of parts, but not necessarily. In a simple origami folds are only "valley" and "mountain" and no complex elements; This view is designed for inexperienced origamistov.
The origami is used for folding and unfolding wet-folding. The first involves the production of crafts without schemes. The figure refers to all the folds of a future model, it is necessary to carefully and correctly folded figure. There is also the way when first schemes explains how and in what order to do the folds of the paper, then the paper is completely unfolds and folds into a ready-made model. It is difficult, and only by an experienced origamistam. Wet storage has been developed by the Japanese Akira Yoshizawa. He used a wet paper to make the flowing lines and expressive figurines. Arts wet-folding is very complex, and not everyone is able to do origamist figure, which is used for manufacturing this device. Origami generally requires care and accuracy, but wet-folding needs him twice. Improperly made trough, too much pressure on the figure and so on. Can instead give it volume hopelessly spoil it.
Why do you need to Origami?
With origami, you can create a variety of crafts and composition. In Russia, exhibitions of handicrafts and copyright songs origami imagination of their creators often simply inexhaustible. Crafts origami - the perfect gift, especially if they are made with the soul. One day a good friend on the anniversary, we have presented a huge mural of a thousand cranes. It is believed that such a panel brings fulfillment of wishes and good luck. It's really impressive and unique gift that endows was very happy.
Origami is great for home decoration. Get high-quality colored paper, which will not burn in the sun, practice on ordinary sheets and start! Valentine's Day or a wedding can make a wide variety of hearts, for the New Year - Christmas decorations and snowflakes created from modules and Kusuda. Kusudama, by the way, can decorate the house all year round and are suitable for any holiday. You can create unique compositions, lampshades, flowers and vases, boxes, frames for photos and a huge variety of different useful and beautiful things. Http://podelki-shop.ru/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Origami-1. jpg