Author(s): David Mitchell
The perfect companion for all origami enthusiast. The adept origamist can produce anything from a simple dog or chicken to amazing geometric models and this book shows exactly how. Featuring hundreds of specially drawn, step-by-step diagrams, clear instructions from master origamist and author David Mitchell, and beautiful photographs of the finished pieces, it contains projects ranging from very simple pieces that can be achieved with a few basic folds, to complex birds with flapping wings. As well as origami that is purely ornamental, such as the Japanese crane, Verdi's vase and the octahedral pyramid, the book shows how to make games and toys, such as basketball hoops and classic paper planes that can be used to while away an idle hour. It also showcases projects that can be made using non-traditional papers, such as sticky notes, that can be found anywhere. With over 25 projects to choose from, all presented with step-by-step instructions, this book will enable anyone to enjoy this amazing and popular craft.
David Mitchell has been fascinated with origami since he was eleven. He is a prolific inventor of original paperfolds, action novelties and manipulative puzzles. He is the author of many books on specialist aspects of origami, such as Origami, Sticky Note Origami and Office Origami.