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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The design and fold are by Eric Joisel, a renowned French origami artist.

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With deep sadness I have heard the terrible news. Eric was unique Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on October 14, – 2: When the vast and magnificent exhibition, Paris Origami was planned to take place at the Carousel du Louvre inwhich was to be attended from folders from all over the world including Yoshizawa and Momotaniit was he who undertook so much of the detailed administration at enormous cost to himself.

Not only was he enthusiastic about teaching advanced folders, but also novices and those with disabilities. I first met Eric at the last origami convention held in Charlotte, NC. And I shall treasure the memories of the jovial bantering that we shared together. I am selfishly disappointed that we will no longer see any more new erkc from his masterful fingers. His origami creations helped launch origami into the realm of fine art.

For me, Joisel embodies origami as fine art, and this book gives a fascinating glimpse into his world. My elementary students were joisrl inspired by Eric’s work and good humor in Between the Folds. But he must have spent many, many years perfecting his art before he suddenly burst upon the scene. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

His designs have a unique origami style and sometimes required hundreds of hours of work without using something other than the technique of folding. For those of us fortunate enough to fold with Eric, the debate over origami as an art or a craft was instantly ended.


Under his hands, every molecule of paper had etic proper place; every edge had a reason; every wrinkle, a purpose.

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We are sad to announce the passing of Eric Joisel on October 10,from complications of lung cancer. Hope this helps you a bit, — Sara. Farewell and thank you for having been the person erc were.

I will miss his presence on this planet. To start, the book itself is of the highest quality.

Permalink Submitted by Keith D. He will be sorely missed. You pay too much money for just a silly piece of paper! Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies, Terms and conditions Legal information Contact Us.

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Eric Joisel

Thanks to the “Between the Folds” film, which I have watched for the umptieth time, Eric’s unique personality, and high art will continue the brighten the world of origami while also making us sadly contemplate how much more he would have contributed to it. Integrating his knowledge as a sculptor, he have created unbelievable origami art pieces with high expressiveness and high technical aspect. Eric Joisel I, too, am impelled to write of my sadness at hearing of the death of Eric Joisel.

I did not want to believe it. Specificity Exclusive items to the store – Rare items – Our favorite. But you will live on in the beautiful creatures you brought to life and in the hearts of those who had the privilege to meet you and spend time with you. How did you find this shop? I understood completely and gave up on the idea.

But in the early years of the 21st century, he began creating full human forms, and it was then that his artistry soared to new heights, bringing an incredible richness of structure and detail to his figures — detailed that appeared effortless in the finished figure, and yet defied even approximation by the very few daring souls who attempted similar joisl.


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He felt he could never thank us enough. After seeing Eric so alive and well and, most importantly, jolly at the PCOC, Novit is extremely hard to believe that he has left us.

Many times I though that if I ever traveled to Paris a visit to Eric’s studio should be a mandatory stop as a visit to the Eiffel tower. Perhaps right now he is now working on origami portraits of the saints and angels.

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Instead, we must cherish him in our memories and in joiael wonderful collection of origami creations the unique style of folding that he has left behind. He became a professional origami artist in and, over the next 18 years, created a body of work of breathtaking beauty and life.

Moreover, it is often compared to the sculptor Rodin. Our working space where we prepared our Oriland was right next to his in a huge studio in Charlotte and we had time to exchange thoughts, talk about origami as an art, see him at work. In his obituary, The New York Times included instructions on how to duplicate one of Joisel’s figures of a rat, though it noted that “no lay person should even contemplate the hedgehog”.

We were astounded how Eric combined the high artistic talent and modest nature. Eric Joisel Joiel Submitted by ori hedgehog on May 2, – 7: How did he do it?

I will remember him with great affection. And that spirit is, perhaps, his greatest legacy; for Eric was widely known as a great teacher, a man full of fun and life, and, as many would say, eri of the eroc people I’ve ever met.

I never met Eric. He had a set of origami busts on display. RARE book, on sale exclusively on joisrl store! That is what makes them so unique literally.