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  • Chapter 1 The Tools of the Trade
  • Chapter 2 Folding Leaves and Impatiens
  • Chapter 3 Building a Basic Bonsai Assembly
  • Chapter 4 Painting Leaves and Flowers
  • Chapter 5 Finding Twigs and Stones
  • Chapter 6 Wallpaper Roller Shortcuts
  • Chapter 7 Folding the Basic Flower Form
  • Chapter 8 Intermission
  • Chapter 9 Folding Other Leaf Varieties
  • Chapter 10 Finishing Variations of the Basic Flower Form
  • Chapter 11 Incremental Leaf Sizes and Depth Enhancement
  • Chapter 12 Assembly of a Depth-enhanced Origami Bonsai
  • Chapter 13 Creating Multi-Flower Assemblies
  • Chapter 14 Fixing Mistakes
  • Chapter 15 Housekeeping
  • About the Author

Title: Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures From Paper
Author: Benjamin John Coleman
Format/Publication Date: HC:2010
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Rutland, VT
Page Count: 112, plus an instructional DVD
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 9780804841030

SUMMARY- I had bought and played with his book "Origami Ikebana" first, and enjoyed it so much I tracked this one down too. I don't know how I missed it in the first place - it's completely in my wheelhouse. In this book, he attaches his leaves and flowers to real branches and rocks. I like his created rocks and branches better from "Origami Ikebana" for the same reasons he states there. In this book, he goes into a lot more depth on coloring his papers to get the effects he wants from his leaves and flowers. I was happy to add this book to my origami library.