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, the Dresden Bowl and the octahedral pyramid, the book shows how to make games, toys and practical items, such as puzzles and coasters. Showcasing techniques from around the world, there are 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.