We are sad to announce the passing of Eric Joisel on October 10, , from BC, and he signed his book that I had purchased “To Eric, The Viking I was not. I continue to learn from his works and methods, many of which can be found in his book, Eric Joisel: The Magician of Origami. This book was published. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a library the whole world trusts. We have only . Eric Joisel Magician Of Origami.

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However, at the end of the next day, as everyone was taking down their displays, Eric came up to me and said, “I regret that I could eeic sell the origami bust to you. Initially, he focused on faces, developing techniques for soft, rounded facial features and elaborately coiffed hair that defied description as origami; it did not seem possible that these figures, full of life, emotion, and sometimes whimsy, could be mere folded paper.

There was true sadness in the fric. What a great loss! For those of noisel fortunate enough to fold with Eric, the debate over origami as an art or a craft was instantly ended. Create an account I forgot my password. RARE book, on sale exclusively on this store! Commedia dell’ArteEricJoisel. He was basically a sculptor who chose origami as his medium.

With deep sadness I have heard the terrible news.

Good bye mon vieux Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on October 14, – The Magician of Origami. This is sculpture, but no ordinary sculpture.


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Eric lives on in his magnificent creations, and in Vanessa Gould’s wonderful film “Between the Folds,” which captures him so beautifully. This page was last edited on 19 Februaryat He first discovered in the s the unique forms created with paper by Akira Yoshizawathe Japanese grandmaster of origami who had created more than 50, models, developing the wet-folding method that allowed for the creation of three-dimensional rounded sculptures. The world of origami knows of Eric Joisel, the extremely talented origami artist.

His initial experiences in the art world were in sculpting, using the traditional forms of clay and stone. Not only was he gregarious, but happy to sit down one-on-one with anyone seeking his advice, or simply to chat. Hope this helps you a bit, — Sara.

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While I was fortunate enough to meet Joisel on a number of occasions, I cannot claim to have known him well enough to give him a proper eulogy. Interspersed with the photos and text are reproductions of Joisel’s own hand-written sketches and crease patterns for his models, straight from his notebooks.

You pay too much money for just a silly piece of paper! He became a professional origami artist in and, over the next 18 years, created a body of work of breathtaking beauty and life. Reviews about this Eric Joisel – La magia del papel 0 reviews.

His work was remarkably diverse: To start, the book itself is of the highest quality. This book is a magnificent example of the talent of Eric Joisel.


My first encounter with Eric occurred in York, England BOS was celebrating their 30th anniversary at the exhibition area. My favorite essay in the book concerns Joisel’s unfinished series Commedia Dell’Arte. Until we meet again, my friend The majority of the book is a beautiful pictorial encapsulation of Joisel’s many works: He had never married and had no children, and was survived by four siblings.

The news of his death were sudden and although I never knew him personally I felt sad because a good man and a great artist is no longer with us.

Thus, bolk 96 color pages, you’ll discover: Nevertheless he will be remembered for a long time for very good reasons: Thank you for being you Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on October 13, – josiel In my final message to Eric I thanked him for being so generous to me and the origami community with his works of art.

Its essays and interviews provide a glimpse into Eric Joisel’s philosophy of origami in terms of art, sculpture, complexity, perspective, expression, and design. Eric, you will dwell in our hearts for ever. Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies, In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

His designs have a unique origami style and sometimes required hundreds of hours of work without using something other than the technique of folding.

Origami has lost a true pioneering artist and gentleman.

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