Eric Gjerde demonstrates 25 of his favorite tessellations and turns them into projects for newcomers as well as experienced origamists. With step-by-step instructions, illustrated crease patterns, and how-to photos, you'll learn to create these wonderful designs yourself. Eric's first book covers the fundamentals of origami tessellations, provides history, and describes simple beginning techniques with detailed illustrations and photographs. An extensive gallery showcases tessellations folded by the world's leading origami fine artists---inspiring you to experiment, innovate, and eventually create your own unique designs.

Overview, Techniques, Precreasing, Square Grid, Triangle Grid, Pleat Intersections, 120-Degree Pleat Intersection, 120-Degree Inverted Pleat Intersection, 90-Degree Pleat Intersection, 60-Degree Pleat Intersection, Rabbit-Ear Triangle Sink, Twists, Triangle Twist, Square Twist, Hexagon Twist, Rhombus Twist, Open-Back Triangle Twist, Open-Back Square Twist, Open-Back Hexagon Twist, Beginner Projects Five-and-Four, Spread Hexagons, Tiled Hexagons, Star Puff, Pinwheel, Open-Back Hexagon Twist, Basket Weave, Water Bomb, Square Weave, intermediate Projects Château-Chinon, Rhombus Weave, Star Twist, Roman Church Floor Tiling, Daisy Chains, Double Triangle Sawtooth, Stacked Triangles, Bird Base, Propellerheads, advanced Projects, Arabesque Flourish, Field of Stars, Negative Space Stars,; Aztec Twist, Arms of Shiva