Paper Art

Presented by Robert Segundo

Origami or paper art is an intricate process that aims at creating a representation of an object through geometric folds and crease patterns. Learn to construct a variety of different objects out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video series on paper folding.

Series Summary

Origami or paper folding, is a form of visual representation defined by the folding of paper, which originated in Japan in the 1600s. Since then, this ancient art has become a popular hobby for many around the globe. Origami has been popular in the United States and England since the early 1900s, but did you know that the first published origami book, 'Hiden Senbazuru Orikata' (which translated to English means 'Secret of 1,000 Cranes Origami'), was published in 1797? Origami is regarded as a complicated and delicate art form, and in this free video series, a graphic design artist demonstrates how to use origami to fold pieces of paper into unique pieces of art. Some of the patterns and designs include paper drinking cups, hearts, penguins, dragons and flying birds, among others. With these origami folding instructions, a simple sheet of paper can quickly transform into a work of fine art. In this free video series on paper folding, origami specialist Robert Segundo demonstrates how to create a variety of different objects and animals through the art of paper folding. Segundo begins by explaining how to create a paper book cover, a paper snowflake, a paper bag and even Mexican paper flowers out of paper. He then uses his knowledge of origami to demonstrate how to create other objects, such as: a paper rocket, swan, rose, doll, football and even a Christmas tree. Watch these free videos and learn to create several items through the intricate art of paper folding today.

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How to Cut Shapes Out of Paper

Cutting shapes out of paper is a fun way to explore art and build creativity. Learn to cut different shapes out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Book Cover

Make a simple paper book cover to protect books and hide secret literature. Create a book cover with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Cut Out a Paper Snowflake

Cutting paper snowflakes is a fun and creative way to formulate different artistic designs. Discover how to cut snowflakes out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Bag

Making a bag out of paper is a quick way to create a unique and interesting carrying case. Create a paper bag with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Snowflake

Creating paper snowflakes is a fun way to enjoy the Christmas holiday in warmer climates. Make paper snowflakes for around the house with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Rocket

Creating a paper rocket is a fun and creative way to develop an artistic spaceship. Learn to create a paper rocket with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Fold Paper Roses

Making roses out of paper is a fun and creative way to create a beautiful flower that won't die. Create paper roses with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make Paper Christmas Tree Ornaments

Making paper Christmas tree ornaments is a creative way to celebrate the end of the year. Construct paper Christmas tree ornaments with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Flower Bouquet

Constructing a paper flower bouquet is a unique way to create beautiful flowers that won't die. Make a paper flower bouquet with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Swan

Making a swan out of paper is a fun way to learn the intricate art of origami. Construct a paper swan with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Directions for Making Paper Flowers

Making flowers out of paper is a fun way to learn origami and entertain guests at a wedding, party or special gathering. Construct paper flowers with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Steps to Make a Paper Rose

Creating a paper rose out of tissue paper is a unique and creative way to learn the art of paper folding. Make a paper rose with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Making Paper Hibiscus Flowers

Making a hibiscus flower out of paper is a wonderful way to learn the intricate art of paper folding. Construct a hibiscus flower out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Making Paper Stars

Creating Chinese stars out of paper is a unique and creative way to learn the art of paper folding. Construct paper stars with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Throwing Star

Making Japanese throwing stars out of paper is a great way to relieve yourself from boredom in the classroom or at the office. Construct a paper throwing star with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make Paper Rockets Fold

Constructing rockets out of paper is fun way to create an artistic design based on the inventions of the NASA space program. Make a rocket out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Dollar Bill Ring

Making a dollar bill ring out of paper is a fun and creative way to wear your money. Construct a dollar bill ring with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Fold a Paper Cup

Creating a paper cup out of paper is a fun way to entertain guests and enjoy a quick beverage at house parties. Construct a paper cup with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Fold a Christmas Tree

Creating a Christmas tree is a fun and unique way to decorate the house for the holidays. Construct a Christmas tree with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Origami Crowns

Making an origami crown out of paper is a fun and creative way to establish yourself as the fast food king. Construct an origami crown with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Dragon Head

Constructing a dragon head out of paper is a unique and creative way to learn the intricate art of paper folding. Make a paper dragon head with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Origami Gift Bows

Making origami gift bows is a wonderful way to decorate any Christmas present. Construct an origami gift bow with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Triangle Box

Creating a triangle box is a fun way to develop a unique and personable carrying case. Construct a triangle box with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Diamond Pyramid

Constructing a 3-D diamond pyramid is a fun way to learn the intricate art of paper folding. Create a diamond pyramid with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Rapier Paper Plane

Making a rapier paper plane is a wonderful way to learn the art of paper folding. Construct a rapier paper plane with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Origami Flat Nose Paper Plane

Creating an origami flat nose paper plane is a wonderful way to learn the intricate art of paper folding. Construct a flat nose paper plane with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

Origami Trick Planes

Constructing an origami trick plane is a wonderful way to explore the art of paper folding. Make an origami trick plane with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Tweetie

Paper tweeties are wonderful artistic designs that can be found around the office or at school. Create a paper tweetie with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Jet

Constructing a jet out of paper is a creative way to learn the intricate art of paper folding. Make a paper jet with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Flying Loop

Making a paper flying loop is an wonderful way to learn more about aerodynamics. Construct a paper flying loop with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Flying Duck

Creating a flying duck out of paper is a unique and creative way to learn the art of paper folding. Construct a flying duck out of paper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

How to Make a Paper Snapper

Creating a paper snapper is a great way create a loud noise through the art of paper folding. Construct a paper snapper with tips from an origami specialist in this free video on paper art.

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